Christine Schmidt papers

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2021


Descriptive Summary

Title: Christine Schmidt papers
Dates: 1977-1996
Collection Number: 1995-09
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 6 linear feet (four cartons, two small oversize boxes)
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: Christine Schmidt was Programs Director at the Billy DeFrank Community Center in San Jose from 1992 to 1994. As a student at San Jose State University (SJSU), she hosted the radio talk show, “Diagonally Speaking,” and was a student organizer with the Alternative Life Political Action Committee (ALPAC). This collection consists of subject files related to various queer issues, activities, and organizations collected by Christine Schmidt, as well as audiotapes of “Diagonally Speaking.”
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Christine Schmidt papers. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Christine Schmidt, formerly Pamela Louise Schmidt, 1995-1997.

Biography/Administrative History

Christine Schmidt was Programs Director at the Billy DeFrank Community Center in San Jose from 1992 to 1994. As a student at San Jose State University (SJSU), she hosted the radio talk show, “Diagonally Speaking,” and was a student organizer with the Alternative Life Political Action Committee (ALPAC).

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection consists of subject files related to various queer issues, activities, and organizations collected by Christine Schmidt, as well as audiotapes of “Diagonally Speaking.” Significant topics and organizations include discrimination against queer people at SJSU, homophobia in the media, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) (South Bay, San Francisco Bay Area and USA chapters), ROTC discrimination against queer people, and United Way of Santa Clara County. GSSO Linked Terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCIT_C16529; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000381; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_008525

Indexing Terms

Education
Lesbians
Radio

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