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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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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]
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]
1983-1995
Creator:
Labyrinth (Philadelphia, Pa. : Newspaper).
Extent: 5 linear feet
Labyrinth was a feminist newspaper published from 1984 to 2000. The Labyrinth records, 1983-1995, are comprised of administrative records, financial records, and correspondence. (View full finding aid.)
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"Labyrinth" records
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Labyrinth (Philadelphia, Pa. : Newspaper).
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Ms.Coll.10
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5 linear feet
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1983-1995
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Labyrinth was a feminist newspaper published from 1984 to 2000. The Labyrinth records, 1983-1995, are comprised of administrative records, financial records, and correspondence.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
circa 1925
Creator:
Heartman, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1883-1953, aut
Extent: 1 volumes
Charles F. Heartman's criticism of the New York Public Library's exhibition on the works of Walt Whitman argues that the "obscene" nature of Whitman's poetry should disqualify his works from being presented in a public forum such as an exhibit at the prestigious institution. (View full finding aid.)
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"The Untimeliness of the Walt Whitman Exhibition at the New York Public Library: An Open Letter to Trustees," by Charles F. Heartman
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Heartman, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1883-1953, aut
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1 volumes
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circa 1925
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Charles F. Heartman's criticism of the New York Public Library's exhibition on the works of Walt Whitman argues that the "obscene" nature of Whitman's poetry should disqualify his works from being presented in a public forum such as an exhibit at the prestigious institution.
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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]
1973-1981
(Bulk: 1980-1981)
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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]
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]
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]
1989-2007
Creator:
Singer, Ben
Extent: 1.2 linear feet ((4 boxes))
Ben Singer was an active voice in the Philadelphia transgender community from the 1990s to 2000s and beyond. The Singer papers collection spans 1989 to 2007 and is comprised of organizational paperwork dealing with the trans-focused public health initiatives he helped found (the Trans-health Information project) and the local politics surrounding community outreach and activism. Included are files about community events, news articles relating to the trans community (including ones Singer wrote), and social groups. (View full finding aid.)
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Ben Singer papers
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Singer, Ben
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Ms.Coll.51
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1.2 linear feet ((4 boxes))
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1989-2007
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Ben Singer was an active voice in the Philadelphia transgender community from the 1990s to 2000s and beyond. The Singer papers collection spans 1989 to 2007 and is comprised of organizational paperwork dealing with the trans-focused public health initiatives he helped found (the Trans-health Information project) and the local politics surrounding community outreach and activism. Included are files about community events, news articles relating to the trans community (including ones Singer wrote), and social groups.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1942-2004
(Bulk: 1968-1987)
Creator:
Way, Bill, (William J.), 1942-1988
Extent: 4 linear feet
William Way (1942-1988) worked as the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority and as an advocate for the Philadelphia LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community. The Bill Way collection, 1942-2004, is comprised of scrapbooks compiled by Way documenting his life, the LGBT community in Philadelphia, and City of Philadelphia redevelopment in the 1970s and 1980s. There are also materials relating to Way donated by various individuals, notably an oral history interview with Maury Lieberman. (View full finding aid.)
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Bill Way collection
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Way, Bill, (William J.), 1942-1988
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Ms.Coll.16
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4 linear feet
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1942-2004
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1968-1987
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William Way (1942-1988) worked as the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority and as an advocate for the Philadelphia LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community. The Bill Way collection, 1942-2004, is comprised of scrapbooks compiled by Way documenting his life, the LGBT community in Philadelphia, and City of Philadelphia redevelopment in the 1970s and 1980s. There are also materials relating to Way donated by various individuals, notably an oral history interview with Maury Lieberman.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1977-1995
Creator:
Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Alliance at Rutgers University.
Extent: 13 linear feet
In 1969 the Rutgers Homophile League, the first openly homosexual organization in New Jersey and the second on a college campus nationwide, was founded by student Lionel Cuffie. In 2012, there were at least ten LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) student groups at Rutgers. The Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Alliance at Rutgers University subject files, 1977-1995, is comprised of subject files on various LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) issues, including LGBT youth, psychology, hate crimes, and organizations, compiled by the Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Alliance at Rutgers University. (View full finding aid.)
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Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Alliance at Rutgers University subject files
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Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Alliance at Rutgers University.
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Ms.Coll.30
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13 linear feet
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1977-1995
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In 1969 the Rutgers Homophile League, the first openly homosexual organization in New Jersey and the second on a college campus nationwide, was founded by student Lionel Cuffie. In 2012, there were at least ten LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) student groups at Rutgers. The Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Alliance at Rutgers University subject files, 1977-1995, is comprised of subject files on various LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) issues, including LGBT youth, psychology, hate crimes, and organizations, compiled by the Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Alliance at Rutgers University.
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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]
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]
1984-1988
Creator:
Coalition on Lesbian-Gay Bar Policies (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 slim document box)
The Coalition on Lesbian-Gay Bar Policies was a grassroots organization made up of representatives from several of Philadelphia lesbian and gay organizations. Active from 1984-1986, their goal was "to examine the practices and policies of bars serving Philadelphia's gay/lesbian community as they relate to the treatment and employment of women and racial minorities, and to analyze the results of this examination in order to decide on appropriate actions to address problem areas." The records include correspondence to and from the Coalition, typed meeting minutes, press releases, bar study questionnaires and results, bar observation forms and tabulated data, as well as a final report of findings from the Coalition. (View full finding aid.)
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Coalition on Lesbian-Gay Bar Policies records
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Coalition on Lesbian-Gay Bar Policies (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Ms.Coll.44
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0.2 linear feet (1 slim document box)
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1984-1988
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The Coalition on Lesbian-Gay Bar Policies was a grassroots organization made up of representatives from several of Philadelphia lesbian and gay organizations. Active from 1984-1986, their goal was "to examine the practices and policies of bars serving Philadelphia's gay/lesbian community as they relate to the treatment and employment of women and racial minorities, and to analyze the results of this examination in order to decide on appropriate actions to address problem areas." The records include correspondence to and from the Coalition, typed meeting minutes, press releases, bar study questionnaires and results, bar observation forms and tabulated data, as well as a final report of findings from the Coalition.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
circa 1982-1984
Extent: 0.2 linear feet
In 1982, two Temple University Law School students, Richard Brown and Loretta DeLoggio, accused the university of violating the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance. The Commission on Human Relations, Brown and DeLoggio v. Temple University Law School, circa 1982-1984, contains memoranda and briefs from the case. (View full finding aid.)
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Commission on Human Relations, Brown and DeLoggio v. Temple University Law School collection
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Ms.Coll.7
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0.2 linear feet
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circa 1982-1984
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In 1982, two Temple University Law School students, Richard Brown and Loretta DeLoggio, accused the university of violating the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance. The Commission on Human Relations, Brown and DeLoggio v. Temple University Law School, circa 1982-1984, contains memoranda and briefs from the case.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1974-1987
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Congregation Beth Ahavah (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Beth Ahavah was founded in 1975 as an LGBT synagogue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Beth Ahavah is an affiliate of the Union for Reform Judaism and still active as of 2012. The Beth Ahavah records, 1974-1987, consist of administrative records (correspondence), membership records, financial records, and event/program records. (View full finding aid.)
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Congregation Beth Ahavah records
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Congregation Beth Ahavah (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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Ms.Coll.6
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1.5 linear feet
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1974-1987
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Beth Ahavah was founded in 1975 as an LGBT synagogue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Beth Ahavah is an affiliate of the Union for Reform Judaism and still active as of 2012. The Beth Ahavah records, 1974-1987, consist of administrative records (correspondence), membership records, financial records, and event/program records.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1981-2010
Creator:
Stemmer, Donna Mae, 1933-2015
Extent: 4 linear feet ((5 boxes))
Donna Mae Stemmer was a lawyer, Korean War veteran, fashion icon, and trans activist from Pennsauken, New Jersey. The collection includes thousands of 3 1/2 x 5 in. and 4 x 6 in. color photographs of Stemmer dressed in nearly as many outfits, as well as personal documents, LGBT material, ephemera, and two articles of clothing from Stemmer's wardrobe. (View full finding aid.)
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Donna Mae Stemmer photographs and ephemera
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Stemmer, Donna Mae, 1933-2015
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Ms.Coll.42
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4 linear feet ((5 boxes))
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1981-2010
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Donna Mae Stemmer was a lawyer, Korean War veteran, fashion icon, and trans activist from Pennsauken, New Jersey. The collection includes thousands of 3 1/2 x 5 in. and 4 x 6 in. color photographs of Stemmer dressed in nearly as many outfits, as well as personal documents, LGBT material, ephemera, and two articles of clothing from Stemmer's wardrobe.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
circa 1994
Creator:
Fight the Right Network.
Extent: 4 linear feet
The Fight the Right Network was formed in Philadelphia in 1994 to build campaigns against the agenda of right-wing political groups. The Fight the Right Network subject binders, circa 1994, are comprised of materials relating to leftist and right wing groups, and reports on social/political issues. (View full finding aid.)
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Fight the Right Network subject binders
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Fight the Right Network.
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Ms.Coll.31
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4 linear feet
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circa 1994
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The Fight the Right Network was formed in Philadelphia in 1994 to build campaigns against the agenda of right-wing political groups. The Fight the Right Network subject binders, circa 1994, are comprised of materials relating to leftist and right wing groups, and reports on social/political issues.
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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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Ms.Coll.47
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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]
1975-1976
Creator:
Gays at Drexel (Drexel University)
Extent: 0.1 linear feet ((6 folders))
Officially formed in the spring of 1975, Gays at Drexel was the first gay student group at Drexel University. This small collection is made up correspondence, organizational records, essays, flyers for speakers and events, clippings from the Drexel Triangle and other local newspapers, and a small assortment of brochures, flyers, and records from other groups. Gays at Drexel became inactive in 1977. (View full finding aid.)
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Gays at Drexel records
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Gays at Drexel (Drexel University)
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Ms.Coll.41
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0.1 linear feet ((6 folders))
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1975-1976
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Officially formed in the spring of 1975, Gays at Drexel was the first gay student group at Drexel University. This small collection is made up correspondence, organizational records, essays, flyers for speakers and events, clippings from the Drexel Triangle and other local newspapers, and a small assortment of brochures, flyers, and records from other groups. Gays at Drexel became inactive in 1977.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
circa 1975-1991
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Giovanni's Room (Bookstore).
Extent: 27 linear feet
Giovanni's Room, the oldest LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) bookstore in the United States, was founded in Philadelphia in 1973 and is still in operation as of 2012. The bulk of the Giovanni's Room records, circa 1975-1991, are financial in nature. (View full finding aid.)
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Giovanni's Room records
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Giovanni's Room (Bookstore).
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Ms.Coll.17
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27 linear feet
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circa 1975-1991
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Giovanni's Room, the oldest LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) bookstore in the United States, was founded in Philadelphia in 1973 and is still in operation as of 2012. The bulk of the Giovanni's Room records, circa 1975-1991, are financial in nature.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1984-1987
Creator:
Girlfriends Motorcycle Club.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet ((4 boxes))
The Girlfriends Motorcycle Club was a philanthropic group founded in Philadelphia in 1983 which held charity events to raise funds for HIV/AIDS-related organizations. The Girlfriends Motorcycle Club scrapbooks, 1984-1987, is comprised of four scrapbooks, 1984-1987, containing photographs from various events of the Girlfriends Motorcycle Club, flyers advertising the events, correspondence, clippings, and articles. (View full finding aid.)
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Girlfriends Motorcycle Club scrapbooks
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Girlfriends Motorcycle Club.
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Ms.Coll.33
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1.5 linear feet ((4 boxes))
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1984-1987
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The Girlfriends Motorcycle Club was a philanthropic group founded in Philadelphia in 1983 which held charity events to raise funds for HIV/AIDS-related organizations. The Girlfriends Motorcycle Club scrapbooks, 1984-1987, is comprised of four scrapbooks, 1984-1987, containing photographs from various events of the Girlfriends Motorcycle Club, flyers advertising the events, correspondence, clippings, and articles.
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John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives, William Way LGBT Community Center [Contact Us]
1987-2015
Creator:
Casarez, Gloria
Extent: 5 linear feet ((3 document boxes, 3 flat boxes, 3 record cartons))
Gloria Casarez (1971-2014) was a prominent community activist and civic leader in the LGBTQ community in Philadelphia. The Gloria Casarez papers are made up of materials produced, collected, and saved by Casarez over the course of her professional career. They are arranged into seven series: 1) Empty the Shelters, 2) Kensington Welfare Rights Union, 3) GALAEI, 4) Miscellaneous, 5) News media, 6) Trophies, awards, and artifacts, and 7) Oversize graphics. (View full finding aid.)
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Gloria Casarez papers
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Casarez, Gloria
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Ms.Coll.48
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5 linear feet ((3 document boxes, 3 flat boxes, 3 record cartons))
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1987-2015
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Gloria Casarez (1971-2014) was a prominent community activist and civic leader in the LGBTQ community in Philadelphia. The Gloria Casarez papers are made up of materials produced, collected, and saved by Casarez over the course of her professional career. They are arranged into seven series: 1) Empty the Shelters, 2) Kensington Welfare Rights Union, 3) GALAEI, 4) Miscellaneous, 5) News media, 6) Trophies, awards, and artifacts, and 7) Oversize graphics.
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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
creator
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]
circa 1972-1980
Creator:
Eberlin, Harry R.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
Harry R. Eberlin was a prolific photographer who began documenting Philadelphia's lesbian and gay community in the early 1970s. Eberlin contributed photographs to several Philadelphia gay publications, including The Gay Alternative and the Philadelphia Gay News. In the mid 1970s, he was active in such organizations as the Gay Media Project. The Harry R. Eberlin photographs include approximately 100 images of lesbian and gay public events in Philadelphia circa 1972 - circa 1980. These images focus largely on events sponsored by the Gay Community Center of Philadelphia and on public pickets, parades and parties. Most of the images are contact-print sheets made from 35mm black and white negatives, although there are some enlargements. (View full finding aid.)
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Harry R. Eberlin photographs
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Eberlin, Harry R.
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Ms.Coll.4
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0.1 linear feet
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circa 1972-1980
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Harry R. Eberlin was a prolific photographer who began documenting Philadelphia's lesbian and gay community in the early 1970s. Eberlin contributed photographs to several Philadelphia gay publications, including The Gay Alternative and the Philadelphia Gay News. In the mid 1970s, he was active in such organizations as the Gay Media Project. The Harry R. Eberlin photographs include approximately 100 images of lesbian and gay public events in Philadelphia circa 1972 - circa 1980. These images focus largely on events sponsored by the Gay Community Center of Philadelphia and on public pickets, parades and parties. Most of the images are contact-print sheets made from 35mm black and white negatives, although there are some enlargements.
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