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Markus (Damian) memorial display and photographs
Coll2017-019  
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  • Arrangement
  • Biographical / Historical
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Title: Damian Markus memorial display and photographs
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2017-019
    Physical Description: 1.3 Linear Feet 2 boxes.
    Date (inclusive): circa 1949-2000
    Abstract: Photographs, clothing, affirmation writings, and a memorial program for Damian Markus, who died in 2000. The collection includes photographs of lesbian women and their families and friends. The collection also includes a program from the Peggy Albrecht Friendly House, a Los Angeles organization for women recovering from addiction.

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged alphabetically.

    Biographical / Historical

    Damian Markus was born in 1938 in New York. In 1980 she left New York for rehabilitation at Los Angeles' Friendly House, where she would eventually come to work alongside its director Peggy Albrecht. Markus passed away in October 2000 in Los Angeles.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Acquired by Yolanda Retter, 2000.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Damian Markus Memorial Display and Photographs, Coll2017-019, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Chelsea Gibbs, 2017.

    Scope and Contents

    Photographs, clothing, affirmation writings, and a memorial program for Damian Markus, who died in 2000. The collection includes photographs of presumed lesbian women and their families and friends. Among the people in the photographs are Markus, actress Stephanie Faracy, Peggy Albrecht, and jewelry designer Pepi Kelman. The collection also includes a program from the Peggy Albrecht Friendly House, a Los Angeles organization for women recovering from addiction.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Lesbian couples
    Lesbians
    Memorial service
    Markus, Damian, 1938-2000