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Denslow (Pat) papers
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Pat Denslow (30 April 1918 - 11 September 2005) was a lesbian activist and organizer. She worked heavily with both the Southern California Women for Understanding (SCWU) as well as Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC). This collection includes interview transcripts, drafts, and the final text about Elderbond, a religion developed by Pat Denslow and members of Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC) including Barbara Macdonald.
Pat Denslow was born April 30, 1918, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was a lesbian activist and organizer who worked heavily with both Southern California Women for Understanding (SCWU) and Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC). She briefly worked with Pacifica Radio and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in education. Denslow continued to advocate for rights for gay women, rape victims, and women in non-traditional work until her death on September 11, 2005 in Dallas, Texas.
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