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Finding aid to Synopsis and Appendix: The Vanguard (LGBT) gay youth movement and organization, San Francisco 1965-1967 by Adrian Ravarour 2019 GLC 198
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Description
A short history of the founding of Vanguard, an organization for LGBT equal rights that also served LGBT youth in San Francisco's Tenderloin District, written by its founder Adrian Ravarour. It recounts the connections between Vanguard, Glide, and other organizations. It also notes individuals prominent in Vanguard's formation such as Reverend Laird Sutton and Reverend Cecil Williams, followed by Reverend Ed Hansen, JP Marat, and Reverend Larry Mamiya. The appendices include photocopied documentation.
Background
Adrian Ravarour is the founder of Vanguard, an organization for LGBT equal rights that also served LGBT youth in San Francisco's Tenderloin District. He led the organization until May 1966. Vanguard continued under new leadership and was reorganized in January 1967 as a nonprofit organization affiliated with Glide Church. Vanguard dissolved while awaiting grant funding that was released in November 1967. The Hospitality House was established to continue Vanguard's mission.
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1 folder (33 pages)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
Availability
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours.