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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1834-1999
Creator:
Zagadinow, Georgij, 1925-1999
Extent: 10 linear feet (19 boxes)
Georgij Sanji Zagadinow (1925-1999) was a Kalmyk immigrant to Philadelphia who spent much of his life working on a Kalmyk-English dictionary. The materials in this collection include literary and other sources from Soviet Kalmykia, as well as extensive documentation of the Kalmyk communities in the United States. Researchers interested in Inner Asian studies and US immigration history may wish to consult this collection. (View full finding aid.)
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Georgij Sanji Zagadinow collection of Kalmyk materials
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Zagadinow, Georgij, 1925-1999
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1318
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10 linear feet (19 boxes)
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1834-1999
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Georgij Sanji Zagadinow (1925-1999) was a Kalmyk immigrant to Philadelphia who spent much of his life working on a Kalmyk-English dictionary. The materials in this collection include literary and other sources from Soviet Kalmykia, as well as extensive documentation of the Kalmyk communities in the United States. Researchers interested in Inner Asian studies and US immigration history may wish to consult this collection.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1838-1936
(Bulk: 1838-1897)
Extent: 6 linear feet (22 volumes)
The "Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks consists of a set of 15 scrapbooks on theatrical subjects and contains programs, playbills, newspaper clippings, images, and portraits of artists of the stage, dating from the second half of the 19th century. These materials mostly relate to theaters and other performing venues located in Philadelphia, although there are also some items from New York, Boston, and other U.S. cities. Because of its extent (about 3,500 pages), its chronological and geographical focus, the richness of its materials, and the breadth of theatrical genres covered in the scrapbooks, this collection represents a unique and invaluable resource for anyone interested in the theatrical and cultural history of Philadelphia in the second half of the 19th century. (View full finding aid.)
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"Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1384
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6 linear feet (22 volumes)
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1838-1936
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1838-1897
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The "Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks consists of a set of 15 scrapbooks on theatrical subjects and contains programs, playbills, newspaper clippings, images, and portraits of artists of the stage, dating from the second half of the 19th century. These materials mostly relate to theaters and other performing venues located in Philadelphia, although there are also some items from New York, Boston, and other U.S. cities. Because of its extent (about 3,500 pages), its chronological and geographical focus, the richness of its materials, and the breadth of theatrical genres covered in the scrapbooks, this collection represents a unique and invaluable resource for anyone interested in the theatrical and cultural history of Philadelphia in the second half of the 19th century.
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African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas [Contact Us]
1790-2019
Creator:
St. Thomas' Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Extent: 50 linear feet
Established in 1792 by and for persons of African descent, the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is the first African American Episcopal Church in the United States. St. Thomas' founder and first rector was Absalom Jones (1746-1818), the first African American ordained in the Episcopal Church. The African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas records, 1790-2019, consist mainly of original church records, as well as some accumulated secondary-source materials. The collection also contains photographs, audio-visual materials, printed materials, and objects. (View full finding aid.)
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African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas records
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St. Thomas' Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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AECST.01
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50 linear feet
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1790-2019
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Established in 1792 by and for persons of African descent, the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is the first African American Episcopal Church in the United States. St. Thomas' founder and first rector was Absalom Jones (1746-1818), the first African American ordained in the Episcopal Church. The African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas records, 1790-2019, consist mainly of original church records, as well as some accumulated secondary-source materials. The collection also contains photographs, audio-visual materials, printed materials, and objects.
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Library Company of Philadelphia [Contact Us]
1777-1892
(Bulk: 1845-1892)
Creator:
Brewster, Anne M. H., (Anne Maria Hampton), 1819-1892
Extent: 28 containers
Anne Hampton Brewster (1818-1892) was an American novelist, journalist and foreign correspondent who defied contemporary conceptions of womanhood and society during the nineteenth century. The papers date from 1777 to 1892, with the majority of the materials dating from 1845 to 1892. The materials primarily consist of diaries, journals, commonplace books, correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes about her writings and drafts of her writings. The materials document Anne Hampton Brewster’s personal life with friends and family, and they document her professional life as a journalist and writer. (View full finding aid.)
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Anne Hampton Brewster papers
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Brewster, Anne M. H., (Anne Maria Hampton), 1819-1892
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LCP.Brewster
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28 containers
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1777-1892
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1845-1892
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Anne Hampton Brewster (1818-1892) was an American novelist, journalist and foreign correspondent who defied contemporary conceptions of womanhood and society during the nineteenth century. The papers date from 1777 to 1892, with the majority of the materials dating from 1845 to 1892. The materials primarily consist of diaries, journals, commonplace books, correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes about her writings and drafts of her writings. The materials document Anne Hampton Brewster’s personal life with friends and family, and they document her professional life as a journalist and writer.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
2015-2017
Creator:
Monument Lab (Art Studio).
Extent: 3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Founded in 2012, the Monument Lab is an independent public art and history studio based in Philadelphia. Founded and led by Paul Farber and Ken Lum, Monument Lab works with artists, students, activists, municipal agencies, and cultural institutions on creative avenues for public engagement and collective memory. This collection documents the Monument Lab project, undertaken in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia, from 2015 to 2017, addressing the question, "what is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia?" The project collected 4,500 monument proposals, of which twenty were selected for temporary exhibit at a variety of public sites across the city (View full finding aid.)
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Monument Lab records
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Monument Lab (Art Studio).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1400
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3 linear feet (3 boxes)
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2015-2017
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Founded in 2012, the Monument Lab is an independent public art and history studio based in Philadelphia. Founded and led by Paul Farber and Ken Lum, Monument Lab works with artists, students, activists, municipal agencies, and cultural institutions on creative avenues for public engagement and collective memory. This collection documents the Monument Lab project, undertaken in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia, from 2015 to 2017, addressing the question, "what is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia?" The project collected 4,500 monument proposals, of which twenty were selected for temporary exhibit at a variety of public sites across the city
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1993-1997
Creator:
Grassroot Queers.
Extent: 2 linear feet ((4 document boxes, 2 flat box))
Grassroot Queers was a Philadelphia-based queer activist organization that operated from 1993 through 1999 to fight for equal rights and increased visibility for the LGBTQ community. The Grassroot Queers records, 1993-1997, includes organizational records and ephemera pertaining to their diverse activist efforts and community events. (View full finding aid.)
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Grassroot Queers records
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Grassroot Queers.
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Ms.Coll.11
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2 linear feet ((4 document boxes, 2 flat box))
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1993-1997
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Grassroot Queers was a Philadelphia-based queer activist organization that operated from 1993 through 1999 to fight for equal rights and increased visibility for the LGBTQ community. The Grassroot Queers records, 1993-1997, includes organizational records and ephemera pertaining to their diverse activist efforts and community events.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1950s-2016
Creator:
Van Alstyne, Jack, b. circa 1938
Extent: 1 linear feet ((2 document boxes))
Jack Van Alstyne, born ca. 1938, known to his gay friends as "Cheezit," was the son of Howard C. Van Alstyne and Marion G. Fox Van Alstyne. He lived in Camden, NJ for much of his life. His collection includes a scrapbook of Philadelphia and New Jersey gay life of the 1960s through 1980s; grouping of ca. 75 photographs of Philadelphia and New Jersey drag queens and gay men, owned by John Brown, known as Marilyn; photographs taken by Alstyne of gay men in Rittenhouse Square, summer of 1953; and a montage of "The Follies of 1967: A Reunion," drawn by Ron Gillam; and further photographs of drag queens and gay men from Van Alstyne. (View full finding aid.)
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Jack Van Alstyne collection
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Van Alstyne, Jack, b. circa 1938
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Ms.Coll.28
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1 linear feet ((2 document boxes))
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1950s-2016
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Jack Van Alstyne, born ca. 1938, known to his gay friends as "Cheezit," was the son of Howard C. Van Alstyne and Marion G. Fox Van Alstyne. He lived in Camden, NJ for much of his life. His collection includes a scrapbook of Philadelphia and New Jersey gay life of the 1960s through 1980s; grouping of ca. 75 photographs of Philadelphia and New Jersey drag queens and gay men, owned by John Brown, known as Marilyn; photographs taken by Alstyne of gay men in Rittenhouse Square, summer of 1953; and a montage of "The Follies of 1967: A Reunion," drawn by Ron Gillam; and further photographs of drag queens and gay men from Van Alstyne.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1990-2002
Creator:
Kuromiya, Kiyoshi
Extent: 58 linear feet
Kiyoshi Kuromiya (1943-2000) was a Philadelphia-based activist who worked to better the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS. He created the Critical Path AIDS Project to provide free internet access and information on HIV/AIDS treatment. The bulk of the Kiyoshi Kuromiya papers on HIV/AIDS research and organizations, 1990-2002, is comprised of newspaper clippings, scientific articles, conference materials, and flyers collected by Kuromiya on HIV/AIDS treatments, topics, and organizations. There are also some records from Kuromiya's Critical Path AIDS Project, Kuromiya personal papers, and records from Anna Forbes from the Working Group on HealthChoices and HIV. (View full finding aid.)
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Kiyoshi Kuromiya papers on HIV/AIDS research and organizations
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Kuromiya, Kiyoshi
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Ms.Coll.18
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58 linear feet
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1990-2002
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Kiyoshi Kuromiya (1943-2000) was a Philadelphia-based activist who worked to better the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS. He created the Critical Path AIDS Project to provide free internet access and information on HIV/AIDS treatment. The bulk of the Kiyoshi Kuromiya papers on HIV/AIDS research and organizations, 1990-2002, is comprised of newspaper clippings, scientific articles, conference materials, and flyers collected by Kuromiya on HIV/AIDS treatments, topics, and organizations. There are also some records from Kuromiya's Critical Path AIDS Project, Kuromiya personal papers, and records from Anna Forbes from the Working Group on HealthChoices and HIV.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1972-2012
Creator:
William Way Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Extent: 38.75 linear feet
Since the 1970s the William Way Community Center and its predecessors, the Gay Community Center of Philadelphia and Penguin Place, have provided encouragement, support, and advocacy for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities through service, recreational, educational, and cultural programming. The William Way LGBT Community Center records, 1972-2012, are comprised of the institutional records of the center, including administrative and financial records, and some photographs, ephemera, and newsletters. (View full finding aid.)
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William Way LGBT Community Center records
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William Way Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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Ms.Coll.21
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38.75 linear feet
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1972-2012
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Since the 1970s the William Way Community Center and its predecessors, the Gay Community Center of Philadelphia and Penguin Place, have provided encouragement, support, and advocacy for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities through service, recreational, educational, and cultural programming. The William Way LGBT Community Center records, 1972-2012, are comprised of the institutional records of the center, including administrative and financial records, and some photographs, ephemera, and newsletters.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1977-1988
Creator:
Rosenberg, Arnold H., 1935-2007
Extent: .2 linear feet ((1 document box))
Arnold H. Rosenberg (July 12, 1935-September 12, 2007) was an openly gay baker, entrepreneur, attorney, and administrator. In these letters addressed to his daughter Amy Rosenberg, Arnold Rosenberg describes his attempts to grow his small pastry business, his relationship with Joel Prybutok and Joel's daughter Sonya, and his everyday life as a wealthy resident of Center City, Philadelphia, and later San Francisco, going to dinners and enjoying films and museum trips. (View full finding aid.)
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Arnold H. Rosenberg letters
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Rosenberg, Arnold H., 1935-2007
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Ms.Coll.50
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.2 linear feet ((1 document box))
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1977-1988
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Arnold H. Rosenberg (July 12, 1935-September 12, 2007) was an openly gay baker, entrepreneur, attorney, and administrator. In these letters addressed to his daughter Amy Rosenberg, Arnold Rosenberg describes his attempts to grow his small pastry business, his relationship with Joel Prybutok and Joel's daughter Sonya, and his everyday life as a wealthy resident of Center City, Philadelphia, and later San Francisco, going to dinners and enjoying films and museum trips.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1965-1984
Creator:
Damon, William Forster, 1943-1985
Extent: 2 linear feet
William Damon was an active member of the gay communities of Philadelphia, Pa.; New York, NY; Key West, Fla., and Provincetown, Mass. Throughout his life he was active in the gay rights movement. He worked as an editor and writer for multiple publications. The William Damon papers, 1965-1984, contain items relating to Damon's personal life and are chiefly biographical. (View full finding aid.)
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William Damon papers
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Damon, William Forster, 1943-1985
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Ms.Coll.1
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2 linear feet
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1965-1984
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William Damon was an active member of the gay communities of Philadelphia, Pa.; New York, NY; Key West, Fla., and Provincetown, Mass. Throughout his life he was active in the gay rights movement. He worked as an editor and writer for multiple publications. The William Damon papers, 1965-1984, contain items relating to Damon's personal life and are chiefly biographical.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1975-1984
Creator:
Britton, Jeffrey H., 1947-2012
Walt Whitman Democratic Club.
Extent: 1.2 linear feet ((3 boxes))
Formed in 1976 as the Gay Democratic Caucus, the Walt Whitman Democratic Club was a political organization of gay Democrats based in Philadelphia, PA. Founded and led by president Jeff Britton, the Club was active from 1976 to 1982, and according to Britton, was inspired by similar groups active in Washington, DC and on the West Coast. Its mission was "to research issues, to question candidates on legislation affecting the civil rights of gay people and to endorse local, state and federal candidates who support efforts to end discrimination against gay people." It met regularly at the Gay Community Center of Philadelphia (GCCP) as well as in the homes of Britton and other Club members. Membership dues were $5 per year. The collection is divided into three series: I. Business records; II. Subject files; and III. Printed materials. (View full finding aid.)
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Walt Whitman Democratic Club records
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Britton, Jeffrey H., 1947-2012 Walt Whitman Democratic Club.
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Ms.Coll.15
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1.2 linear feet ((3 boxes))
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1975-1984
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Formed in 1976 as the Gay Democratic Caucus, the Walt Whitman Democratic Club was a political organization of gay Democrats based in Philadelphia, PA. Founded and led by president Jeff Britton, the Club was active from 1976 to 1982, and according to Britton, was inspired by similar groups active in Washington, DC and on the West Coast. Its mission was "to research issues, to question candidates on legislation affecting the civil rights of gay people and to endorse local, state and federal candidates who support efforts to end discrimination against gay people." It met regularly at the Gay Community Center of Philadelphia (GCCP) as well as in the homes of Britton and other Club members. Membership dues were $5 per year. The collection is divided into three series: I. Business records; II. Subject files; and III. Printed materials.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1950-2009
(Bulk: 1964-1975)
Creator:
Tobin, Kay, b. 1930
Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007
Extent: 3.3 linear feet ((9 document boxes), plus 23 cubic feet (1 object and and 2 crates))
Barbara Gittings (1932-2007) was an active member of the LGBT rights movement from the 1960s until her death. She worked as editor of The Ladder: A Lesbian Review. In the early 1970s, she was instrumental in lobbying the American Psychiatric Association to declassify homosexuality as a mental illness. Kay Tobin Lahusen (b. 1930) is a photojournalist, editor, author of The Gay Crusaders, and an active member of the gay and lesbian rights movement. The Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen collection, 1955-2009, includes primarily printed materials relating to gay and lesbian issues and organizations, and audiovisual material that documents attitudes and strategies prevalent in the Homophile Movement in the 1960s and 1970s. (View full finding aid.)
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Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen collection
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Tobin, Kay, b. 1930 Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007
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Ms.Coll.3
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3.3 linear feet ((9 document boxes), plus 23 cubic feet (1 object and and 2 crates))
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1950-2009
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1964-1975
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Barbara Gittings (1932-2007) was an active member of the LGBT rights movement from the 1960s until her death. She worked as editor of The Ladder: A Lesbian Review. In the early 1970s, she was instrumental in lobbying the American Psychiatric Association to declassify homosexuality as a mental illness. Kay Tobin Lahusen (b. 1930) is a photojournalist, editor, author of The Gay Crusaders, and an active member of the gay and lesbian rights movement. The Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen collection, 1955-2009, includes primarily printed materials relating to gay and lesbian issues and organizations, and audiovisual material that documents attitudes and strategies prevalent in the Homophile Movement in the 1960s and 1970s.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
circa 1970s
Creator:
Hofmann, Jo
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
This collection consists of copies of approximately 70 photographs of feminist or gay/lesbian public events in Philadelphia during the 1970s. The original images were 35mm photographic negatives. The copies exist in digital form on a CD, and inkjet prints were made of some of the images. (View full finding aid.)
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Jo Hofmann photographs
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Hofmann, Jo
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0.1 linear feet
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circa 1970s
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This collection consists of copies of approximately 70 photographs of feminist or gay/lesbian public events in Philadelphia during the 1970s. The original images were 35mm photographic negatives. The copies exist in digital form on a CD, and inkjet prints were made of some of the images.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
mid 1970s-1998
Extent: 2.3 linear feet ((4 document boxes, 2 flat boxes, 1 volume))
The Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Philadelphia operated at a series of locations in the city from 1973 to 1998. It aimed to provide information, counseling, and referrals to the gay and lesbian community via a call-in phone line. The Switchboard records are comprised of a range of business-related organizational materials dating from the mid 1970s through the late 1990s. (View full finding aid.)
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Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Philadelphia records
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2.3 linear feet ((4 document boxes, 2 flat boxes, 1 volume))
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mid 1970s-1998
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The Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Philadelphia operated at a series of locations in the city from 1973 to 1998. It aimed to provide information, counseling, and referrals to the gay and lesbian community via a call-in phone line. The Switchboard records are comprised of a range of business-related organizational materials dating from the mid 1970s through the late 1990s.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
2007-2013
Creator:
Riders Against Gender Exclusivity (RAGE)
Extent: .4 linear feet ((1 document box))
RAGE (Riders Against Gender Exclusion) was founded in 2009 by a small group of Philadelphia-area LGBTQ activists in order to bring attention to and ultimately change the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) policy of using binary gender stickers on their transportation passes. The records of RAGE span the life of the organization from 2009 to 2012, plus some materials dating before and after this time period. Included are internal organizational records as well as promotional materials and coverage by the press. (View full finding aid.)
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Riders Against Gender Exclusivity (RAGE) records
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Riders Against Gender Exclusivity (RAGE)
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Ms.Coll.46
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.4 linear feet ((1 document box))
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2007-2013
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RAGE (Riders Against Gender Exclusion) was founded in 2009 by a small group of Philadelphia-area LGBTQ activists in order to bring attention to and ultimately change the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) policy of using binary gender stickers on their transportation passes. The records of RAGE span the life of the organization from 2009 to 2012, plus some materials dating before and after this time period. Included are internal organizational records as well as promotional materials and coverage by the press.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1963-1964, undated
Creator:
van Eck, Ben
Extent: .08 linear feet ((2 folders))
While abroad for work in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in the early 1960s, American Charles Allyn Weeks began a romantic relationship with a Dutch university student several years his junior. The Weeks collection is comprised of 11 letters sent from the Dutchman in Amsterdam to Weeks in Philadelphia, plus 15 black and white photographs of the pair with their poodle Parké taken in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. (View full finding aid.)
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Charles Allyn Weeks letters and photographs
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van Eck, Ben
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Ms.Coll.49
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.08 linear feet ((2 folders))
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1963-1964, undated
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While abroad for work in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in the early 1960s, American Charles Allyn Weeks began a romantic relationship with a Dutch university student several years his junior. The Weeks collection is comprised of 11 letters sent from the Dutchman in Amsterdam to Weeks in Philadelphia, plus 15 black and white photographs of the pair with their poodle Parké taken in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1989-1995
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Gaydreams (Radio show : Philadelphia, Pa.).
Extent: 2 linear feet
Gaydreams was among the first gay radio programs in the United States when it debuted in 1974 on the University of Pennsylvania's public radio station WXPN out of Philadelphia. The Gaydreams audio recordings, 1989-1995, consist of dozens of tapes of the radio show in several formats. (View full finding aid.)
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"Gaydreams" audio recordings
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Gaydreams (Radio show : Philadelphia, Pa.).
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Ms.Coll.8
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2 linear feet
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1989-1995
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Gaydreams was among the first gay radio programs in the United States when it debuted in 1974 on the University of Pennsylvania's public radio station WXPN out of Philadelphia. The Gaydreams audio recordings, 1989-1995, consist of dozens of tapes of the radio show in several formats.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1995-2000
Creator:
ACT UP Philadelphia (Organization).
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) is an activist group working to end the HIV/AIDS crisis through direct action. The ACT UP Philadelphia records, 1995-2000, consist of correspondence, meeting notes, and ephemera. (View full finding aid.)
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ACT UP Philadelphia records
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ACT UP Philadelphia (Organization).
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Ms.Coll.27
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0.25 linear feet
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1995-2000
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The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) is an activist group working to end the HIV/AIDS crisis through direct action. The ACT UP Philadelphia records, 1995-2000, consist of correspondence, meeting notes, and ephemera.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1967-1992
Creator:
Mecca, Tommi Avicolli
Extent: 11.25 linear feet (26 document boxes, 3 flat boxes)
Tommi Avicolli Mecca (b. 1951) is a writer, singer/songwriter, performance artist, and activist. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Avicolli Mecca was involved in many Philadelphia-area Gay rights organizations. The collection is comprised of six series: 1) Subject files; 2) Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia) records; 3) Gay Media Project (Philadelphia) records; 4) Gay Community Center of Philadelphia records; 5) Photographic slides; 6) Audiovisual material. (View full finding aid.)
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Tommi Avicolli Mecca collection
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Mecca, Tommi Avicolli
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Ms.Coll.25
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11.25 linear feet (26 document boxes, 3 flat boxes)
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1967-1992
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Tommi Avicolli Mecca (b. 1951) is a writer, singer/songwriter, performance artist, and activist. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Avicolli Mecca was involved in many Philadelphia-area Gay rights organizations. The collection is comprised of six series: 1) Subject files; 2) Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia) records; 3) Gay Media Project (Philadelphia) records; 4) Gay Community Center of Philadelphia records; 5) Photographic slides; 6) Audiovisual material.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1994-1999
Creator:
Pride of Philadelphia Election Committee. Pride of '99.
Extent: 1.1 linear feet
The Pride of Philadelphia Election Committee (POPEC) is a political group founded in 1987 to identify and support LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) friendly candidates for public office. POPEC's "Pride of '99" coalition endorsed Republican candidate Sam Katz for Mayor of Philadelphia in 1999. This collection contains the administrative files of the Pride of Philadelphia Election Committee's "Pride of '99" coalition. (View full finding aid.)
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Pride of Philadelphia Election Committee, Pride of '99 records
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Pride of Philadelphia Election Committee. Pride of '99.
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Ms.Coll.24
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1.1 linear feet
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1994-1999
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The Pride of Philadelphia Election Committee (POPEC) is a political group founded in 1987 to identify and support LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) friendly candidates for public office. POPEC's "Pride of '99" coalition endorsed Republican candidate Sam Katz for Mayor of Philadelphia in 1999. This collection contains the administrative files of the Pride of Philadelphia Election Committee's "Pride of '99" coalition.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1990-1997
Creator:
Au Courant (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Extent: 22.5 linear feet
Au Courant was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, based LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) news publication which began production in 1982 and ceased production in 2000. The Au Courant photographs, 1990-1997, consist of photographs taken for use in the publication. (View full finding aid.)
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"Au Courant" photographs
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Au Courant (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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Ms.Coll.23
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22.5 linear feet
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1990-1997
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Au Courant was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, based LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) news publication which began production in 1982 and ceased production in 2000. The Au Courant photographs, 1990-1997, consist of photographs taken for use in the publication.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1973-1981
(Bulk: 1980-1981)
Creator:
American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania. Greater Philadelphia Branch.
Extent: 1 linear feet
The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization dedicated to defending and protecting individual rights and freedoms. The American Civil Liberties Union Greater Philadelphia Branch book production files for Lesbians and Gay Men: The Law in Pennsylvania, 1973-1981, are comprised of chapter drafts, correspondence, and financial records relating to the publication of the handbook. (View full finding aid.)
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American Civil Liberties Union, Greater Philadelphia Branch book production files for "Lesbians and Gay Men: The Law in Pennsylvania"
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American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania. Greater Philadelphia Branch.
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Ms.Coll.22
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1 linear feet
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1973-1981
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1980-1981
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The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization dedicated to defending and protecting individual rights and freedoms. The American Civil Liberties Union Greater Philadelphia Branch book production files for Lesbians and Gay Men: The Law in Pennsylvania, 1973-1981, are comprised of chapter drafts, correspondence, and financial records relating to the publication of the handbook.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1966-1985
(Bulk: 1980-1982)
Creator:
Boyd, Claude A.
Extent: 1 linear feet
Claude A. Boyd (d. circa 1985) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based performance artist and musician. The Claude A. Boyd papers, 1966-1985, include drafts of music and lyrics as well as other performance related materials. There are also writings by Boyd's partner Jeff Davidson, including fiction and personal stories. (View full finding aid.)
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Claude A. Boyd papers
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Boyd, Claude A.
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Ms.Coll.20
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1 linear feet
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1966-1985
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1980-1982
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Claude A. Boyd (d. circa 1985) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based performance artist and musician. The Claude A. Boyd papers, 1966-1985, include drafts of music and lyrics as well as other performance related materials. There are also writings by Boyd's partner Jeff Davidson, including fiction and personal stories.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1991-1993
Creator:
Tea Time (Community group).
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Tea Time: An Organization for Asian and Pacific Islander Gay and Bisexual Men was founded in Philadelphia in May 1991 as an organization for sexual-minority women and men of Asian/Pacific Islander descent. In May 1992, it changed its primary focus to gay men and committed itself to HIV education in the Asian sexual-minority community. The organization's officers formally disbanded Tea Time in October 1994. Tea Time records, 1991-1994, document activities sponsored by Tea Time. In addition to materials specifically about Tea Time, the files include mailings from other gay Asian/Pacific Islander groups and non-Asian-specific gay groups around the United States. (View full finding aid.)
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Tea Time records
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Tea Time (Community group).
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Ms.Coll.2
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0.5 linear feet
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1991-1993
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Tea Time: An Organization for Asian and Pacific Islander Gay and Bisexual Men was founded in Philadelphia in May 1991 as an organization for sexual-minority women and men of Asian/Pacific Islander descent. In May 1992, it changed its primary focus to gay men and committed itself to HIV education in the Asian sexual-minority community. The organization's officers formally disbanded Tea Time in October 1994. Tea Time records, 1991-1994, document activities sponsored by Tea Time. In addition to materials specifically about Tea Time, the files include mailings from other gay Asian/Pacific Islander groups and non-Asian-specific gay groups around the United States.
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