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Non-LGBTQ newspaper front page collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2013-026

Scope and Content

The collection consists of newspaper front pages, newspaper sections, and supermarket tabloids reporting stories on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people or topics. The collection documents the transformation in the print media's coverage of LGBT issues and people from "sexual deviants" through the assassination of Harvey Milk to the acceptance of marriage rights.

Dates

  • 1963-2012

Conditions Governing Access

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

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.

Adminsitrative history

The newspapers front pages were culled from the ONE Subject Files collection and donations from patrons.

Extent

7.5 Linear Feet (4 flat boxes, 2 oversized archives cartons)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of mainstream newspaper front pages and sections reporting on LGBT people or topics concerning LGBT people. The collection documents the transformation in the print media's coverage of LGBT people and concerns from reporting on "sexual deviants" through the assassination of Harvey Milk to the acceptance of marriage rights. The newspapers front pages were culled from the ONE Subject Files collection and donations from patrons.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in the following series:

Series 1. Newspapers front pages and sections

Series 2. Tabloid front pages

Acquisition

The newspapers and supermarket tabloids were culled from the ONE Subject Files collection and patron's donations.

Related Archival Materials

Magazine cover story collection, Coll2013-027, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

Unprocessed Proposition 8 newspapers.

See also the ONE Periocal collection for other magazine and newspaper titles.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Samuel Yang and Katrina Sire, March 2013.

Title
Finding aid to the Non-LGBTQ Newspapers Front Page Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Michael C. Oliveira
Date
© 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.
Sponsor
Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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