ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives66.9 linear feet. 40 records boxes + 15 photo binder boxes + 4 archive cartons + 7 flat archive boxes + 1 suitcase + 1 oversize trophy + 1 mapcase drawer.Manuscripts, correspondence, organizational records, research materials, photograph albums, audiovisual items, clothing, trophies and other materials from lesbian activist, writer and psychotherapist, Betty Berzon (1928-2006). Included in this collection are manuscripts and resource materials for Berzon's published and unpublished books; records from gay and lesbian organizations in which she was involved; paper and audiovisual material for her therapy practice, workshops, and training programs; correspondence files; subject files; extensive photo albums and memorabilia documenting Berzon's personal life; and personal papers, including those related to Berzon's relationship with long-time partner, Teresa DeCrescenzo, and Berzon's years-long battle with cancer.Contact InformationFinding Aid
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives13.0 photographs. Black and white photographic printsNancy M. Tucker photographs of the 5th Annual Reminder Day in Philadelphia, July 4, 1969. Includes images of Barbara Gittings and Frank Kameny.Contact InformationFinding Aid
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives10 archive boxes + 9 archive cartons. 14.6 linear feet.Minutes, bylaws, correspondence, manuscripts, newsletters, financial records, legal papers, transcripts, pamphlets, flyers, clippings, sound recordings, and other papers relating to the Mattachine Society, brought together by the Mattachine Society Project from materials donated to ONE Institute (now ONE International Gay & Lesbian Archives) by Harold Call; from other collections held by ONE; and from collections in Jim Kepner's International Gay & Lesbian Archives. Founded in Los Angeles in 1951 by actor and activist Harry Hay--who originally structured it as a secret society, or "fraternal order"--the Mattachine Society was reorganized and incorporated in California in 1954, and established "area councils" and chapters around the United States. Its activities included group discussions, research, annual conventions and the periodical, Mattachine Review . Financial and organizational conflicts, however, led to the dissolution of the national organization in 1961. Although several ... MoreContact InformationFinding Aid
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives10.0 b&w photographs.During the spring and summer of 1974, David Greene photographed men and women who challenged gender stereotypes. The Darkroom Gallery in Berkeley, California exhibited the images in the fall of that year. The collection includes ten of the fifty photographs that were exhibited in his show titled Shameless . The ten photographs capture twelve shameless gay men in drag, nude, or embracing genderqueer identity.Contact InformationFinding Aid
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives0.1 linear foot. [2 folders]Administrative records, floppy disk, notes, student newspapers, correspondence, flyers, posters, registration forms, financial documents, and other material from Queer Frontiers, a conference held at the University of Southern California in March of 1995. Queer Frontiers was an annual national graduate student conference for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) scholars, activists, and artists.Contact InformationFinding Aid
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives9 archive cartons + 1 oversize box + 1 oversize flat (3.4 linear feet).Scope and Content of Collection The collection comprises reports, drafts, notes, publications, correspondence, research files, audio and videotapes, and other materials documenting the career of social worker, psychotherapist, and lesbian activist Lillene H. Fifield (born 1941), relating in particular to her studies of alcoholism in the Los Angeles gay and lesbian community, her involvement with the establishment and early years of both the Los Angeles Gay Community Services Center (now the L. A. Gay & Lesbian Center) and the Alcoholism Center for Women, and her participation in the International Women's Year and the National Women's Conference in Houston in 1977. The collection also contains several videotapes documenting the life and career of gay activist Morris Kight (1919-2003); a pocket diary/appointment calendar, several open reel audio tapes of Lesbian music, and other materials relating to Fifield's lover and fellow lesbian activist, Daphne Hatfield (1937-2006); and a cartoon ... MoreContact InformationFinding Aid
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives5 archive cartons. 1.5 linear feet.Journals and notebooks kept by Ware R. Smith, an openly gay teacher/professor and writer who died of AIDS in 1986. The bulk of the collection consists of Smith's fifteen journals and the loose items he stored in them, documenting his life experience from 1952 to shortly before his death. The collection also includes two notebooks of his writings from 1956-1958.Contact InformationFinding Aid
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives4.0 photographs. Black and white photographic printsKathy Esselstyn photographs of the Lavendar Star Players rehearsing for the May Day production at the Gay Community Center in San Francisco, April 26, 1977; and a self defense/karate class taught by Cynthia Hales at the Gay Community Center in San Francisco, April 27, 1977.Contact InformationFinding Aid
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives0.2 linear foot. [2 folders]Articles of incorporation, bylaws, meeting minutes, flyers, clippings, resolutions, proposals, policy statements, correspondence, conference program, conference proceedings, petition form, legislation information, and other material documenting activities of the National Organization of Lesbians and Gays (NOLAG), 1981-1982. NOLAG was formed in 1981 as a national grassroots organization dedicated to educating and informing the public on gay and lesbians rights, and "to promote the common good and welfare of the Lesbian and Gay community."Contact InformationFinding Aid
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