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Finding Aid to the Allen Klein "Moon Over Miami" Fundraiser Collection, 1977-1979 GLC 109
GLC 109  
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Description
Klein organized the "Moon Over Miami" event in 1977 to benefit the Miami Gay Support Committee's fight against Anita Bryant's anti-homosexual campaign. The success of the benefit led to a few other fundraising events for the anti-Briggs Initiative (a.k.a. No On 6) campaign. Klein also collected additional materials related to gay rights events from 1977-1979.
Background
Allen Klein was born in New York, and attended Hunter College and Yale Drama School. He worked as an art director and scenic designer for CBS-TV in New York. He moved to the Haight District in San Francisco and established a silk screen business called The Works. He was a member of a gay fathers group in the 1970s.
Extent
8 folders (7 legal folders; 1 oversized folder)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
Availability
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance.