1.4 linear feet. 1 archival box + 1 archival carton
Bylaws, meeting minutes, endorsements, informational pamphlets and flyers, promotional material, event programs, photographs, and clippings of the Los Angeles Stonewall Democratic Club, 1975-1995. Although the records include those from the Santa Monica and Pasadena/Glendale Stonewall Democratic Clubs as well as the San Francisco Stonewall Gay Democratic Club, the records primarily document the early years of the Los Angeles Stonewall Democratic Club, which started in 1975 as the first political action group for progressive Democrats who were lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and straight allies of the LGBT community.
Scope and Content of Collection The collection, which was formerly part of the ONE subject files, consists of Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and general correspondence, legal records, court filings and exhibits, and newspaper clippings along with flyers and fund raising solicitations from the Anthony Sullivan Defense Fund League. The Legal records and the Correspondence folders document Sullivan's deportation and appeals process from 1974-1985, and are arranged chronologically. The Correspondence folder also contains a letter from Sullivan, mailed to ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives in May 2009, giving a history of the case. The materials from the Women's Employment Options Conference (WEOC) 1978 include Sullivan's conference name tag. The Photographs folder contains a headshot of Sullivan and a photograph of Jim Kepner, Troy Perry, and Frank Zerilli.
Flyers, organizational correspondence, financial documents, contracts, event planning documents, news releases, legal documents, clippings, meeting notes, grant disbursal and participant lists, and notes documenting the administration of the Gay Faire, 1977-1983. Gay Faire was an annual summer street fair located in Hollywood and sponsored by the United States Mission, a charitable organization.
Postcards, photographs, and other materials, the majority portraying cross-dressing in entertainment. The materials include a series of advertising cards, 1882-circa 1892, satirizing Oscar Wilde and "Aesthetics", a 1917 publicity still of Julian Eltinge in the film The Clever Mrs. Carfax, a 1919 program for his Vaudeville Review, a postcard autographed in 1919 by "Marina, transformiste", and an undated postcard of xC9;mile Grandsart, "The French Fregoli" and "Original Transformist".
Photographs of the Veterans Day Parade in West Hollywood, 1985. Walter Bendick is noted on the back of a selection of photographs, implicating him as either the photographer or photography owner. Images include Fong Eu, California State Secretary, and the Great American Yankee Freedom Band.
Correspondence, notes, intake logs, flyers and other material, 1985-1995, of Jon W. Davidson, former senior staff counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California. As former head of the Lesbian and Gay Rights Project of the ACLU of Southern California, Davidson was instrumental in numerous ACLU legal actions on behalf of gay and lesbian civil rights. The bulk of the material consists of requests for assistance submitted to the ACLU chapter in the early 1990s.
Proposal, budget, planning, promotion, and evaluation records of the University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) Gay Students Union for the first three UCLA Gay Awareness Week events, 1974-1976. The Gay Students Union organized five days of speeches and panels for Gay Awareness Week to focus on "the problems of gay people in today's society."
Writings, lectures, course materials, printed materials from research, and miscellaneous items created and collected by psychologist/sexologist Dr. John William Money. The bulk of the collection is a complete carbon-copy set of Money's lectures from his class, "Biosocial Aspects of Human Sexuality" at Johns Hopkins University, in fall 1980. The collection also includes a number of Money's early writings; article off-prints; and his "Autobiographical Statement," later re-titled "Explorations in Human Behavior" and published in the second volume of The History of Clinical Psychology in Autobiography (1993), edited by C. Eugene Walker.
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