Minutes, correspondence, printed ephemera, administrative records, notes, photographs and miscellaneous materials from activist and businessman Stan Freitas, who served as the President of the Southern California Gay Bartenders Association (SCGBA) from 1985 until it ended its operations 1987. The bulk of the collection consists of administrative records of the SCGBA, which was organized by bar and restaurant owners in 1979 to provide support and services for the Los Angeles gay community. The materials in the collection also document Freitas' involvement in AIDS activism and include papers from Aid for AIDS, as well as several other AIDS and gay activist organizations.
Scripts, theater production records, promotional material, bylaws and incorporation records, tax and financial records, correspondence, medical records, photographs, an audiocassette and other material, 1976-1994, from writer and AIDS activist James Carroll Pickett. Best known for his plays Bathhouse Benediction, Dream Man and Queen of Angels, Pickett also co-founded Artists Confronting AIDS (ACA) and was instrumental in a number of theater productions promoting AIDS awareness. The collection includes Pickett's writings and personal papers, as well as administrative records from ACA.
Programs, flyers, press kits, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings including reviews, and periodicals primarily documenting gay and lesbian actors and theater 1980-2000. The core of this artificial collection was formed from performing arts materials from the collection of Ken Dickmann, supplemented with materials from the Purple Circuit collection, an information clearinghouse for gay and lesbian theater, founded by Bill Kaiser.
Scripts and transcripts of broadcast and cable network television programs, specials, and made-for-television movies, most with a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender theme. The bulk of the collection contains scripts from the series Brothers (1984-1989) and Ellen (1994-1998).
7.0 photographs. Black and white photographic prints
Jeff Palmer's "Bodyscapes - Studies of the Human Figure in Light & Shadow" exhibit photographs in an As We Are (AWA) sponsored event at the Mondrian Hotel on December 5, 1993. Photographs date from 1989-1993.
3.5 linear feet. 6 archive cartons + 1 oversized envelope + (0.4 linear feet, unprocessed).
Collection includes documents, correspondence, financial records, photographs, negatives and slides pertaining to the life and career of lesbian journalist, Sallie Fiske, 1929-2004. The majority of the records document her involvement as publisher and editor-in-chief of the West Hollywood Paper, including original manuscripts by Fiske, photographs, negatives, contact sheets, financial records, contact and circulation lists, and records related to the bankruptcy of the paper. This collection also includes personal love letters, cards, and other correspondence; a photocopy of Harry Hay's "Towards the New Frontiers of Fairy Vision"; papers related to the indictment and prosecution of Valerie Terrigno; personal financial papers; and work from her career in public relations.
The collection includes fliers, minutes, notes and related records for several Los Angeles organizations including Action Coalition Against Briggs, Los Angeles Lesbian Feminists, Los Angeles Women's Forum, the Peoples College of Law, the Socialist Feminist Network, and Women Against Violence Against Women. Carol Waymire was a member of several lesbian/women's organizations including Woman Rising Collective, the Socialist-Feminist Network, and served as the coordinator of the Coalition of Older Lesbians (CoOL).
24.0 linear feet. 6 record boxes, 6 archive cartons, 8 clamshell photograph binders, 2 flat boxes
Correspondence and photographs, along with business, financial, and organizational records, chronicling the life of W. Dorr Legg before and beyond his involvement with ONE, Incorporated. Photographs document his early life along with minimal records of his educational experience at the University of Michigan, his professional life as a landscape designer and professor, and as a Church of Christ, Scientist practitioner, 1909-1994. His family papers include documents from his siblings along with early photographs and records from his ancestors, circa 1840-1988.
Materials created and collected by James (Jim) Morrow, including a photograph album, autograph books, and miscellaneous items from A Different Light Bookstore, in the Silverlake area of Los Angeles; organizational papers from institutions with which Morrow was associated (Emergence and the Alliance); bibliographical notes and article photocopies on GLBT youth and suicide; notes from self-defense workshops and a panel on hate crimes and gay-bashing; and personal items.
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