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James Martin papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: James Martin papers
    Dates: 1998
    Collection Number: 1999-37
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .21 linear feet
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: The collection consists of James Martin's personal testimony videotape, 'In My Opinion... Southern Baptists" and two related letters. One is from Martin to his classmates from the Class of 1962, Tupelo High School "and a few others," explaining that he made the video because he was denied a chance to speak the truth about prejudice against gays and lesbians at his reunion.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Restrictions may apply to reproductions. Please contact the archivist for more information.

    Preferred Citation

    James Martin papers. GLBT Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of James Martin on November 8, 1998.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection consists of James Martin's personal testimony videotape, 'In My Opinion... Southern Baptists" and two related letters. One is from Martin to his classmates from the Class of 1962, Tupelo High School "and a few others," explaining that he made the video because he was denied a chance to speak the truth about prejudice against gays and lesbians at his reunion. The other is from Reverend Jimmy Porter of the First Baptist Church in McComb, Mississippi, telling Martin he didn't view his videotape and cannot accept his views.

    Indexing Terms

    Religion and Spirituality
    Homophobia and Anti-Gay Violence