34.0 linear feet. [24 records boxes, 5 binder boxes, 2 flat boxes, 2 card file boxes]
The collection consists of the administrative records, documentation of actions, and resource materials of the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power/Los Angeles (ACT UP/LA).The records include minutes, financial records, photographs, press releases, membership materials, newsletters, clippings, fliers, and subject files. Active from 1987 to 1995, ACT UP defined itself as "a grass-roots, democratic, militant, direct action organization dedicated to creating positive changes around AIDS in federal and local government, the media, and medical industries through non-violent public protests."
6.65 linear feet. 5 archive boxes + 1 archive carton
The collection consists of Dr. Charles W. Gossett's research on domestic partnership benefits, LGBT employment discrimination, and other LGBT-related topics, 1966-2008. The collection includes administrative records of the Commission on Domestic Partnership Benefits for the District of Columbia, Georgia Equality Project, and American Political Science Association's Committee on the Status of Lesbians and Gays in the Profession, 1986-2007. A university professor and administrator, Gossett has researched, published, and advocated on issues related to lesbian and gay rights since the late 1980s.
Honorable discharge form, photographs, clipping, medal, military identification tags, and certificate of Baptism from John Fadner, 1910-1993. John Fadner was a gay man fired from his job as an orderly at a Veteran's Administration Hospital during the McCarthy-era persecution of suspected gays in government service.
Clippings, a sound recording on compact disc, and material from women's liberation groups and gay and lesbian organizations, 1982-2006, collected by lesbian musician, Suzi Nash. Nash was a Philadelphia resident who, in 2005, wrote and recorded an album of children's music for children of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) families, entitled Rainbow Sprinkles.
6.0 linear feet. 4 archive boxes, 2 clamshell boxes
The papers comprise the subject files; audiotapes and photography; and correspondence, notes and other personal records of Joseph John Bertrund Belanger, known as J. J. Belanger, 1937-1994. Belanger was a military serviceman in the 1940s and 1950s, member and officer in the Mattachine Society in the 1950s and 1960s, a volunteer in numerous causes in the 1970s and 1980s, and a collector of LGBT history, especially of AIDS-related materials of the mid-to-late 1980s.
256.0 color photographs. 256 color photographic prints
Photographs include images of the 1992 Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco, 1992 Halloween, 1993 March on Washington, 1993 Gay Pride Parade on Santa Monica Boulevard, 1993 Sunset Junction, and 1993 Halloween.
The Lambda Literary Foundation Records, 1986-2010, includes correspondence, bylaws, licensing contracts, reports, financial records, publication subscription forms, copy, event brochures, memoranda, advertisement copy, news clippings, and photographs. The Lambda Literary Foundation is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender literary organization, incorporated in 1997 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
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