Rushforth (Marjorie) papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
Coll2013-042
Finding Aid Author
Katrina Sire
Finding Aid Date
© 2013
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description
Description is in <language langcode="eng" scriptcode="Latn">English.</language>
Sponsor
Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Dates

  • 1970-1994 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.2 Linear Feet (Whole)

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Notes

  • Abstract

    The Marjorie Rushforth papers include a limited number of records from the Friends of the EAGLES Center, a continuation school of the Los Angeles Unified School District options program, Emphasizing Adolescent Gay/Lesbian Education Services (EAGLES). The collection also includes a file on the representation of Morris Kight concerning his residence at 1447 North Martel Avenue, Los Angeles along with personal correspondence, and reference materials on advertising, media, and sex. As a lawyer, Marjorie Rushforth was known for representing gay men and HIV positive individuals. She served on the executive boards of the AIDS Services Foundation Orange County and Friends of Emphasizing Adolscent Gay/Lesbian Education Services (EAGLES) Center, Los Angeles, California.

  • Biography

    As a lawyer, Marjorie Rushforth was known for representing gay men and HIV positive individuals in discrimination lawsuits. Rushforth's work may be best known for her representation of Orange County teacher, Vincent Chalk. She was a founding member and served on the boards of AIDS Services Foundation Orange County and Friends of the EAGLES Center of Los Angeles, Incorporated.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

  • Acquisition

    The Marjorie Rushforth papers were formerly housed with the Ivy Bottini papers, Coll2009-005, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

  • Separated Materials

    ONE Archives button collection:

    Orange County Visibility League "March on Sacramento May 7, 1988"

    ONE Subject Files:

    Photocopied articles concerning LGBT topics

  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Marjorie Rushforth Papers, Coll2013-042, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

  • Scope and Content

    The Marjorie Rushforth papers consist of a limited number of records including budgets, correspondence, fliers, and mailing lists from the Friends of the EAGLES Center, a continuation school of the Los Angeles Unified School District options program, Emphasizing Adolescent Gay/Lesbian Education Services (EAGLES). The EAGLES Center was founded to provide an optimal learning environment for gay and lesbian youth to obtain a high school diploma. The collection also includes correpondence and limited records on the representation of Morris Kight concerning his residence at 1447 North Martel Avenue, Los Angeles and the lawsuit brought by the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center to remove Kight from the properties. A limited personal correspondence file that includes a list of expenses from a trip to Italy and photocopies of reference materials from journals on advertising, media, and sex complete the collection.

  • Processing Information

    Collection processed by Katrina Sire, April 20, 2013.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

  • Related Archival Materials

    Box 7, Folder 6-7, Morris Kight Papers and Photographs, Coll2010-008, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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    Mixed Materials
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