This collection contains interview recordings; reproduction correspondence, articles, and organizational records; and project
administrative materials generated and gathered by historian Marcia Gallo in the course of researching "Different Daughters:
A History of the Daughters of Bilitis and the Rise of the Lesbian Rights Movement" (2006).
Marcia M. Gallo is a historian, civil liberties advocate, and Professor Emerita of History at the University of Nevada, Las
Vegas (UNLV). Gallo served as field director for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California between
1981 and 1996. She then attended the Graduate Center at the City University of New York (CUNY), earning a PhD in History in
2004. Before starting at UNLV, Gallo was Assistant Professor of History at Lehman College in the Bronx.
In addition to numerous articles and book chapters, Gallo is the author of "Different Daughters: A History of the Daughters
of Bilitis and the Rise of the Lesbian Rights Movement" (2006) and "“No One Helped”: Kitty Genovese, New York City, and the
Myth of Urban Apathy" (2015). "Different Daughters" was based upon Gallo’s dissertation at CUNY.
.5 linear feet (1 manuscript box)
Copyright to material has been transferred to the GLBT Historical Society. All requests for reproductions and/or permission
to publish or quote from material must be submitted in writing to the GLBT Historical Society Archivist.
Collection is open for research. Please contact the Archivist regarding access to oral history recordings.