Gay Bands Collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
Coll2011-043

Dates

  • 1978-1986 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.6 Linear Feet (Whole)
    [13 folders]

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Subjects

Notes

  • Abstract

    Flyers, performance programs, correspondence, bylaws, meeting minutes, clippings, press releases, financial documents, member lists, posters, photographs, memoranda, and conference materials primarily documenting Great American Yankee Freedom Band in Los Angeles, a gay marching band established in 1978.

  • Historical Note

    The Great American Yankee Freedom Band was a gay marching band established in Los Angeles in 1978, following the lead of San Francisco's Gay Freedom Day Marching Band and Twirling Corps, founded earlier that same year. The Lesbian and Gay Band Association was "a national organization founded [in 1983] to encourage and perpetuate the community band movement in the lesbian and gay community."

  • Access

    Contact ONE archivist regarding access restrictions.

  • Publication Rights

    Contact ONE archivist regarding publication and use restrictions.

  • Preferred Citation

    Gay Bands Collection, Coll2011-043, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

  • Processing Information

    Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

    In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

  • Scope and Content

    Flyers, performance programs, correspondence, bylaws, meeting minutes, clippings, press releases, financial documents, member lists, posters, photographs, memoranda, and conference materials primarily documenting Great American Yankee Freedom Band in Los Angeles, a gay marching band established in 1978. The bulk of the materials concern the band's performances and fundraising activities. The collection also includes a folder documenting a 1983 conference held by the Lesbian and Gay Band Association in Washington, D.C.

Instances

  • Type
    Mixed Materials
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    1

Components