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Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Artists records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-005
Abstract Meeting minutes, event records, promotional material, clippings, photographs, correspondence, membership records, newsletters and other material, 1980-1992, from the Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Artists in the Entertainment Industry (AGLA), formed to encourage the responsible portrayal of gays and lesbians in entertainment media. Materials in the collection document the organization's most active period, particularly when it produced an annual awards show for gay and lesbian representation...
Dates: circa 1980-1992

An all-star reading of Valley of the Dolls collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-056

A flier, cast photograph, and signed program of an all-star reading of "Valley of the Dolls." The production was held on July 26 and 27, 2001, at the Renberg Theater at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center as a benefit performance for the Victory Fund.

Dates: July 26-27, 2001

Celebration Theatre collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2007-017

Early executive committee minutes, performance budgets, programs, flyers, press kits, photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, including reviews, documenting the activities of the Celebration Theatre, 1982-2006. The collection consists of materials from the collections of Jim Kepner, the first Vice Chairman, of Robert Schrock, a former artistic director, and of the Purple Circuit, an information clearinghouse for gay and lesbian theater, founded by Bill Kaiser.

Dates: 1982-2018

Deadlee collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-059

Fliers, programs, and clippings of openly gay rapper and hip hop artist, performance artist, and actor, Deadlee (Joseph Lee). The materials document his career from 2001-2009.

Dates: 1967, 1997-2009

Samson DeBrier papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-005
Abstract Correspondence, notes, photographs, clippings, biographical material, and other personal papers, 1948-1995, from actor, artist, and raconteur Samson DeBrier. After working as an actor in the 1910s and 1920s, most notably in the film Salome, the eccentric DeBrier remained in Hollywood and literati circles throughout his life and was known for hosting salons with creative locals in his Hollywood home. The bulk of the collection is correspondence sent to...
Dates: 1948 - 1995

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...
Dates: circa 1920-1995; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995

George Ellsworthe and Bud Vinci photograph albums

Identifier: Coll2016-010
Abstract Approximately 1500 photographic prints, primarily candids of assorted sizes and mediums, produced by Ellsworthe, Vinci, their friends and family. The images emphasize the couple’s domestic life, leisure activities as well as professional pursuits and business ventures. Photographs document the couple’s home, holiday parties, social events, vacations, and hobbies. There are several images of various television, stage and film appearances that each man made, including two images of both Vinci...
Dates: circa 1900-2007

Philip Cary Jones papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-103
Abstract Meeting minutes, correspondence, scripts, theater publicity material, photographs, clippings, manuscripts, notes, sheet music, and equity theater administrative records, bulk 1952-1978, from gay actor, director and stage manager Philip Cary Jones. The bulk of the collection documents Jones' role as chairman of the Equity Theatre Project, a group of Los Angeles actors who formed in 1952 in an attempt to create a Los Angeles chapter of New York's Equity Library Theatre. Equity Library...
Dates: 1921 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1978

Michael Kearns papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2008-009

Clippings, flyers, manuscripts, photographs, programs, posters, scripts, and VHS videotapes of the works, theatrical performances, and appearances of Michael Kearns; a parent, playwright, producer, director, actor, author, and activist, who is openly gay and HIV-positive.

Dates: 1950 - 2014

Charles Pierce Photographs, Papers, Costumes, and Memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2008-019

Photographs, clippings, programs, correspondence, lyrics, music, costumes with accessories, audio and video recordings, and souvenirs from the life and performances of Charles Pierce (1926-1999), impressionist and comedian, one of the foremost American female impersonators of the second half of the 20th century. The bulk of materials date from 1970-1990.

Dates: 1850 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990

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