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Larry Berner collection
2016-02  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Larry Berner collection
    Dates: circa 1978-1995
    Collection Number: 2016-02
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1 carton
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: Collection contains materials relating to the life and work of Larry Berner, an openly gay school teacher in Healdsburg, California who was a leader in the fight against the Briggs Initiative in 1978. Lerner also served as Co-chair of the Gay Freedom Day celebration in 1978. He died in Tokyo, Japan from AIDS complications in 1995.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Larry Berner collection. GLBT Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Rodger Brooks.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection contains materials relating to the life and work of Larry Berner, an openly gay school teacher in Healdsburg, California who was a leader in the fight against the Briggs Initiative in 1978. Lerner also served as Co-chair of the Gay Freedom Day celebration in 1978. He died in Tokyo, Japan from AIDS complications in 1995. Materials in this collection include a scrapbook of articles and clippings relating to Berner’s efforts as a political activist, a photograph of Berner, T-shirt reading “Ask a Healdsburg Parent - No on 6”, and a 1978 Gay Freedom Day button. GSSO linked terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000374; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_001021; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCIT_C16529; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_003201

    Indexing Terms

    Gay men
    Pride parades
    Education
    Politics and elections