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Table of contents What's This?
  • Biography
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement
  • Separated Materials

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Title: Ann Bradley papers
    creator: Bradley, Ann
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2014-035
    Physical Description: 2.4 Linear Feet 1 box, 1 flat box.
    Date (inclusive): 1977-2006
    Abstract: Correspondence, awards, photographs, and clippings, 1977-2006, from lesbian activist Ann Bradley. Bradley is known for creating and producing the Lesbian Writers Series at A Different Light Books in Los Angeles. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence and clippings on gay and lesbian rights, same-sex marriage, a boycott of Colorado businesses, and Officer Mitchell Grobeson's discrimination suit against the Los Angeles Police Department.
    Container: Acc2008.004*

    Biography

    Ann Bradley was born in San Francisco and moved to Los Angeles, where she earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees at California State University Los Angeles. She is known for creating and producing the Lesbian Writers Series at A Different Light Books in Los Angeles beginning in 1984. She worked as a publicist in arts, social justice, LGBT, animal rights, and environmental fields. In 2011, she was Executive Producer of the Focus Features film, Pariah.

    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

    Ann Bradley gifted this collection in a series of donations on October 21, 2005; September 25, 2007; February 5, 2008; May 3, 2008; and February 4, 2009.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Ann Bradley Papers, Coll2014-035, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Formerly box #A116A. Collection processed by Katrina Sire, August 2014.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection includes correspondence, awards, photographs, and clippings, 1977-2006, from lesbian activist Ann Bradley. Photographs and other materials document the Lesbian Writers Series and visiting authors at A Different Light Books. The bulk of the collection is correspondence and clippings on gay and lesbian rights, same-sex marriage, a boycott of Colorado businesses, and Officer Mitchell Grobeson's discrimination lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department. The collection also includes scripts and programs from the play Warren in which Bradley performed, and a photograph of a 1992 action against the film Basic Instinct, organized by the Los Angeles Chapter of ACT UP.

    Arrangement

    Photographs are at the end of this collection. The remaining folders are arranged alphabetically.

    Separated Materials

    The following have been separated to the ONE periodicals collection:
    Connexxus newsletter (June 1990)
    Female: FYI (July 1994)
    Fourth Annual GLAAD LA Media Awards (1993)
    Gay Rights Newsletter (June 1979)
    Infected Faggot Perspectives (September 1991-July/August 1992)
    Square Peg (December 1992/January 1993)
    Time (April 14, 1997)
    The following have been separated to the ONE calendar collection:
    Will & Grace (16 month Calendar 2004)
    Women of A Different Light Calendar (1991)
    The following have been separated to ONE's videotape collection:
    1988 Democratic Convention with Jesse Jackson, Barbara Jordan, and Ann Richards (VV3178)
    1992 Democratic Convention with Bob Hattoy and Elizabeth Glasser Speeches (VV3179)
    Ellen DeGeneres BBC Documentary, 1997 (VV3180)
    "The Puppy Episode" Ellen, 1997 (VV2187)
    The following have been separated to the ONE button collection and the T-shirt collection, respectively:
    "Take Pride; Lesbian Visibility" 2 buttons
    "Lambda Delta Lambda Supporter '88" 1 T-shirt

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Clippings
    Gay and lesbian rights
    Gay and lesbian writers