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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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  • Title: Synopsis and Appendix: The Vanguard (LGBT) gay youth movement and organization, San Francisco 1965-1967 by Adrian Ravarour
    Date: March 20, 2019
    Identifier/Call Number: GLC 198
    Creator: Ravarour, Adrian
    Physical Description: 1 folder (33 pages)
    Contributing Institution: James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco Public Library
    100 Larkin Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    415-557-4567
    info@sfpl.org
    Abstract: 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.
    Physical Location: Collection is stored onsite.
    Language of Material: Collection materials are in English.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours.

    Conditions Governing Use

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Adrian Ravarour Synopsis and Appendix: The Vanguard (LGBT) gay youth movement and organization, San Francisco 1965-1967 (GLC 198), LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco Public Library.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Donated by Adrian Ravarour, April 2019.

    Biographical / Historical

    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.

    Scope and Contents

    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 contain photocopies of correspondence and documents that substantiate the text. Ravarour has also created a website: http://www.vanguard1965.com.

    Arrangement

    The history is organized chronologically. The appendices are in roughly chronological order according to subject matter.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay rights--California--San Francisco.
    Gay youth--California--San Francisco.
    Gay youth--Services for--California--San Francisco.
    Glide Memorial United Methodist Church (San Francisco, Calif.)
    Mamiya, Lawrence H.
    Ravarour, Adrian
    Sutton, Laird
    Vanguard (Organization)