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Stan Williams collection

 Collection — Item: Acc2010.009
Identifier: Coll2014-034

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises a manuscript and accompanying CD-ROM, and seven photographs from a 1971 issue of Life Magazine documenting Stan Williams and the Hoover Street Commune, a communal residence for core activists from the Los Angeles Gay Liberation Front. The manuscript, written by Williams, and CD-ROM includes annotated photographs and digital audio files describing Williams' experience in the Hoover Street Commune, which was active from 1970-1971.

Dates

  • 1971, 2010

Creator

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.





Copyright to Life Magazine and the photographs in this collection are retained by Time, Inc. Researchers wishing to quote or publish from these materials must obtain permission from the copyright holder.

Historical Note

The Hoover Street Commune was created to be the headquarters of the Los Angeles Gay Liberation Front, beginning in 1970. Located at the corner of Sunset Place and North Hoover Street in the Silver Lake neighborhood, the house was the site of GLF's weekly meetings. Williams, Don Kilhefner, Tony De Rosa, Lee Helfin, and Ray Powers were some of the core members who lived in the house, or were there on a daily basis. The Hoover Street Commune became inactive in 1971.

Extent

1.4 Linear Feet (1 flat archive box.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A manuscript and accompanying CD-ROM, and seven photographs from a 1971 issue of Life Magazine documenting Stan Williams and the Hoover Street Commune, a communal residence for core activists from the Los Angeles Gay Liberation Front.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of George Drury Smith, April 26, 2010.

Related Materials

Box #, folder #, Gay Liberation Front (GLF), Los Angeles Records, Coll2012.031, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

Processing Information

Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, August 2014.

Title
Finding Aid to the Stan Williams Collection, 1971, 2010
Status
Completed
Author
Loni Shibuyama
Date
© 2014
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

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