Brochures, pamphlets, campaign administrative records, newspaper clippings, a campaign scrapbook, materials from opponents'
campaigns, correspondence, ephemera, flyers, mock-ups for campaign papers, two issues of "The Noble News," press releases,
and stationery, 1974-1976, pertaining to Elaine Noble's 1974 democratic campaign for the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Noble was the first openly gay or lesbian political candidate elected to a state office.
Elaine Noble (born January 22, 1944) is an American politician and the first openly lesbian candidate to run for a state legislature
position. She attained her BA degree in fine arts at Boston University and later studied at Emerson College and Harvard University.
Prior to her involvement in politics, Noble was involved in LGBT activism in Boston, Massachusetts.
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