Finding Aid to the John O'Brien Papers, 1969-1994 Coll2011.091
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ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90007
Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Title: John O'Brien Papers
creator: O'Brien, John
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.091
Physical Description: .4 Linear Feet 1 archive carton
Date (inclusive): 1969-1994
Abstract: Clippings, flyers, correspondence, notes, press releases, questionnaires, meeting minutes, petitions, position statements, and a resume of gay activist John O'Brien, 1969-1994. A lifelong gay rights and political activist, O'Brien participated in the Stonewall Riots and was a cofounder of the Gay Liberation Front.
Clippings, flyers, correspondence, notes, press releases, questionnaires, meeting minutes, petitions, position statements, and a resume of gay activist John O'Brien, 1969-1994.
[Box/folder #, or item name] John O'Brien Papers, Coll2011-091, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
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The Propeace Profile, v.1, no.1-5, 1985-1986.
A lifelong gay and political activist, John O'Brien participated in the Stonewall Riots and cofounded the Gay Liberation Front in New York. O'Brien was an organizer for the National March on Washington for Gay and Lesbian Rights in 1979 and 1987. He was a member of the National Steering Committee of the Mobilization Against AIDS, Lesbian and Gay Network Mobilization for Survival, and Propeace. He worked on gay rights causes in California, including fighting against Proposition 64, the LaRouche Initiative. O'Brien ran for California State Assembly in 1984 as a candidate of the Peace and Freedom Party and ran for West Hollywood City Council in 1990. O'Brien served as president of ONE Institute in the mid-1990s.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Gay activists -- United States -- History
Political activists -- California -- Los Angeles
Box 1, Folder 1-8
John O'Brien papers 1969-1994