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Martin F. Block papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2006-001
Abstract Materials documenting Martin F. Block's activities as a writer, founder and first editor of ONE Magazine, and as a board member of the Celebration Theatre, Hollywood, in the 1980s. The collection includes unpublished poetry and prose 1938-1953 and 1982-1984, by Block, Howard Griffin, and Ramon Mendez, as well as correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and a transcript of an interview relating to Block's career, personal life, and to the founding of ONE...
Dates: 1935-1995 (bulk 1950-1955); Majority of material found within 1950 - 1955

Committee for the Eradication of Syphilis records

Identifier: Coll2012-129

Administrative records, articles of incorporation, correspondence, awards and recognitions, bumper stickers, event flyers, programs, photographs and other materials, 1966-1995, from the Committee for the Eradication of Syphilis (CES); as well as personal papers and photographs from CES founder, Vernon C. Mitchell. CES was the first free clinic in Los Angeles for homosexuals with sexually transmitted infections (STI).

Dates: 1966-1995

Robert F. Craig Papers and Photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2012-177
Abstract Personal and professional papers, photographs, negatives, slides, film, audiocassettes, a videocassette, and other material from businessman, publisher, and gay activist, Robert F. Craig, 1934-2000. Perhaps best known as owner of the Los Angeles-based gay newsmagazine, Frontiers, Craig was also instrumental in organizations such as Christopher Street West, Valley Business Alliance, Lobby for Individual Freedom and Equality (LIFE AIDS Lobby), and the West...
Dates: 1934 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Stan Freitas papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2008-032
Abstract Minutes, correspondence, printed ephemera, administrative records, notes, photographs and miscellaneous materials from activist and businessman Stan Freitas, who served as the President of the Southern California Gay Bartenders Association (SCGBA) from 1985 until it ended its operations 1987. The bulk of the collection consists of administrative records of the SCGBA, which was organized by bar and restaurant owners in 1979 to provide support and services for the Los Angeles gay community....
Dates: 1979-1989

Gay Liberation Front (GLF) Los Angeles records

Identifier: Coll2012-031

Founded in 1969, the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) was a loosely structured group of gay rights activists who were interested in the radical sexual liberation for all people. This collection consists of publicity material, photographs, correspondence, clippings, and writings that relate primarily to the Los Angeles group of the Gay Liberation Front.

Dates: 1969-1995

Lee Glaze papers

Identifier: Coll2015-005

Lee Glaze was an artist, activist, bar manager, and prominent figure in the early years of the Los Angeles gay rights movement. His papers contain photographs, records, correspondence, ephemera, and audiovisual materials.

Dates: 1910s-2010s

James Goltz and Jean Wood ethnographic fieldwork research on the Committee Against the Briggs Initiative, Los Angeles chapter

Identifier: Coll2014-003
Abstract Ethnographic fieldwork research materials of James Goltz and Jean Wood regarding their study of the Committee Against the Briggs Initiative (CABI), Los Angeles chapter, conducted in 1978-1979. The collectin includes 29 interviews with members of CABI as well as field notes, administrative records, media clippings, and promotional materials. CABI was formed when Senator John Briggs introduced California Proposition 6, the "Briggs Initiative," in 1978 to prohibit gay and lesbian people as well...
Dates: 1975-1979

Dean Hansell papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-081
Abstract The papers document Dean Hansell's involvement with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation of Los Angeles (GLAAD/LA), the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, and LGBT discrimination dealings with the American Bar Association, Boy Scouts of America, California Proposition 8, City of Los Angeles, Explorers/Boy Scouts of Southern California, FBI, and Los Angeles Police Department, bulk 1985-2010. Dean Hansell co-founded GLAAD/LA, served as co-chair of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center,...
Dates: 1974-2010; Majority of material found within 1985 - 2010

Harry Hay papers

Identifier: Coll2011-003
Abstract Manuscripts, notes, published research sources, correspondence, interviews, clippings, financial and employment records, legal papers, photographs, posters, original and reproduced graphic material, flyers, memorabilia and other material documenting the life of Harry Hay. Hay conceptualized and was a co-founder of the Mattachine Society (1950), the first organization to advocate defense of the civil rights of gays and lesbians on the grounds that they were an oppressed minority. He would...
Dates: circa 1867-2002; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990

Laud Humphreys papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2007-012
Abstract Drafts, correspondence, journal articles, notes, newspaper clippings, surveys, legal documents, memoranda, transcripts, speeches, course curricula, subject files, ephemera, photos, and an audiocassette tape created or collected by sociologist and Episcopalian priest, Laud Humphreys, who is best known for his book, Tearoom Trade: Impersonal Sex in Public Places--the first publication to examine the social and sexual behaviors of men who perform sex acts with...
Dates: 1951-1988; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1988

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