Jesse Ford papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of correspondence, writings, a public testimony manuscript, and a flyer, 1974-1975, from lesbian activist Jesse Ford from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Materials document Ford's support for the Philadelphia City Council's Bill 1275, a gay rights bill in 1974. The bulk of the correspondence pertains to Ford's lesbian-feminist radio program Amazon Country.
- 1974 - 1975
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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.
Jesse Ford, also known as Mary Ford, was a lesbian-feminist activist living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the 1970s. She was one of the founders of Amazon Country, a Philadelphia public radio program devoted to women's music and lesbian culture broadcast on WXPN.
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Correspondence, writings, a public testimony manuscript, and a flyer, 1974-1975, from lesbian activist Jesse Ford in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ford was one of the founders of Amazon Country, a Philadelphia public radio program devoted to women's music and lesbian culture.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was separated from the ONE Subject Files Collection, Coll2012-001. Donor and date of acquisition unknown.
Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, November 2014.
- Finding Aid to the Jesse Ford Papers, 1974-1975
- Loni Shibuyama
- © 2014
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- Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.