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Karl Clark memorial book

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-052

Scope and Content

Memorial book of clippings, e-mail, and images, 2001-2002, documenting the life of Barnett "Karl" Clark. The book was assembled by Richard A. Rogers and Bill E. Mullins and reproduced by means of an ink-jet printer and photocopier. The unbound pages document Clark's life, his memorial service, and statements of tribute from individuals and organizations.

Dates

  • 2001-2002

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.

Biographical Note

Barnett "Karl" Clark, a native of Pennsylvania, and his partner Paul Dieters relocated to South Florida in the 1970s. Clark became active in the LGBT movement as Anita Bryant fought to overturn Miami-Dade County's gay-rights ordinance. He was a founding member of South Florida gay and lesbian organizations including the Political Advocacy Coalition Political Action Committee (PAC-PAC), the Dolphin Democratic Club, and the Florida Gold Coast Chapter of the Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Veterans of America. In 2001 Clark died just before assuming the position of executive director Pride in Greater Fort Lauderdale.

Sources:

Elliot, Andrea. "Gay activist Karl Clark, 58: 'community was his life.' The Hearld, May 07, 2001.

O'Matz, Meagan. "Barnett 'Karl' Clark, 58, gay-rights pioneer and activist." South Florida Sun-Sentinel, May 07, 2001.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Clippings, e-mail, and images, 2001-2002, documenting the life of gay activist Barnett "Karl" Clark of Wilton Manors, Florida. Clark was a founding member of South Florida gay and lesbian organizations including the Political Advocacy Coalition Political Action Committee (PAC-PAC), The Dolphin Democratic Club, and the Florida Gold Coast Chapter of the Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Veterans of America.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Date and method of acquisition unknown.

Related Materials

Walter Bendick West Hollywood Veterans Day Parade Photographs, Coll2012-037, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.



Edward Westrick collection on Veterans Council for American Rights and Equality, Coll2009-018, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

Title
Finding Aid to the Karl Clark Memorial Book
Status
Completed
Author
Michael C. Oliveira
Date
(c) 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
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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