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Ken Dickmann papers and photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-063
Abstract Personal papers, writings, theater production records, publicity material, correspondence, photographs, negatives, slides, and other material, circa 1920-1995, from Ken Dickmann. Materials document Dickmann's life as an Air Force veteran, writer, performer, director, publicist, and gay activist in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Hawaii. The collection includes his published and unpublished articles related to theater and film criticism and issues in the gay community; material from his work in...
Dates: circa 1920-1995; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995

Gangway Suzie collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-047
Overview Correspondence, award certificates, flyers, publicity photographs, and other material, 1976-1982, from Gangway Suzie, a bartender and camp drag performer at The Gangway bar in San Francisco, California. A local celebrity in the San Francisco drag queen community, Gangway Suzie, whose real name is Alfred Slezewski, was killed in 1982.
Dates: 1976-1982

Imperial Courts collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2012-130
Abstract Photographs, flyers, organizational correspondence, court lists, polling sheets, clippings, notes, manuscripts, ephemera, and other material documenting activities of Imperial Courts, primarily in Southern California and San Francisco, 1959-2009. The Imperial Courts originated in San Francisco in 1965 as gay community social and fundraising events with a camp Imperial theme; the annual main event featured the coronation of elected monarchs (a king and queen) who in turn selected a royal court.
Dates: 1959-2009

Bud McGinnis photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2012-081
Abstract Bud McGinnis photographs consist primarily of the Gay Girls Riding Club (GGRC) contest, undated. Other photographs include undated images of the Hollywood First Baptist Church, two men on a Selma Avenue street corner, the winners of the Queen of the Universe pageant, and the 1976 Los Angeles Christopher Street West gay pride parade.
Dates: 1976, undated

Bill Wuzzy Spaulding papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-097
Abstract Administrative records, correspondence, legislation campaign material, publicity material, fundraising records, personal papers and other material, 1981-2009, from Los Angeles gay activist Bill Wuzzy Spaulding. The bulk of the collection is organizational records from the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Committee of the California Community Foundation, Christopher Street West, Imperial Courts in Southern California, Lobby for Individual Freedom and Equality (LIFE AIDS Lobby), the campaign against...
Dates: 1981 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1996