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Federation of Gay Games Records
GLC 27  
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Description
The records document the activities of the Federation of Gay Games which oversees the organization of the Gay Games, a competitive and cultural event.
Background
Dr. Tom Waddell with the San Francisco Arts and Athletics organization conceived of and produced the first Gay Games in San Francisco in 1982. The Gay Games is a competitive and cultural event that occurs every four years. SFAA later evolved into the Federation of Gay Games which continues to oversee the organization of the Games.
Extent
60 cubic feet.
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Availability
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Advance notice required: due to off-site storage, the library needs 24 hours to fulfill patron requests. Gay Games IV Registration, Housing and Sports files are closed to research until 2047. Finding aid is undergoing revision; please contact Hormel Center Archivist for more information.