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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 The collection includes unpublished poetry and prose 1938-1953 and 1982-1984, by Block, Howard Griffin, and Ramon Mendez, as well as correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and a transcript of an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

Harry Hay papers

 Collection
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

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