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National New Orleans Memorial Fund Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-078

Scope and Content

Financial statements, medical service receipts, correspondence, articles, flyers, eulogy texts, clippings, photograph, donation records and other material from the National New Orleans Memorial Fund (NNOMF), 1973-1974. Documents from the 1980s refer to activity during the years 1973-1974. The NNOMF was established in Los Angeles in 1973 to provide medical assistance and other support for victims of a fire that killed 32 patrons of a bar popular with the New Orleans gay and lesbian community.

Dates

  • 1973-1988
  • Majority of material found within 1973 - 1974

Creator

Access

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Publication Rights

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Historical Note

The National New Orleans Memorial Fund was established in Los Angeles in 1973 to provide medical assistance and other support for victims of a fire that killed 32 patrons of a bar popular with the New Orleans gay and lesbian community.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet ([4 folders])

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Financial statements, medical service receipts, correspondence, articles, flyers, eulogy texts, clippings, photograph, donation records and other material from the National New Orleans Memorial Fund (NNOMF), 1973-1974. The NNOMF was established in Los Angeles in 1973 to provide medical assistance and other support for victims of a fire that killed 32 patrons of a bar popular with the New Orleans gay and lesbian community.

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.

Creator

Title
National New Orleans Memorial Fund Collection, 1973-1988
Status
Completed
Author
Marc LaRocque
Date
(c) 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is inEnglish.

Repository Details

Part of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, University of Southern California Repository

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