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Jim (Buddy) Ball papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-004
Abstract James L. Ball, Ph.D., known as "Buddy" Ball, produced films, records, and videos from about 1977 to 1997 for a variety of audiences including African American churches and other Christian groups, crafters, gay men, and horror fans. The collection includes corporate records, personal papers, and photographs documenting his varied activities from his early career as an educator to his involvement in motorcycle clubs to his inclusion in the banned-in-Britain "Video nasties" list.
Dates: 1959-1987

Blue Max Motorcycle Club records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-055
Overview Administrative records, slides, photographs, film, video recordings, sound recordings, objects, textiles, buttons, and ephemera from the Blue Max Motorcycle Club, a gay motorcycle club founded in Los Angeles in 1968. The materials document club events such as motorcycle runs, anniversary celebrations, fundraisers, officer ceremonies, gay pride festivities, and other events.
Dates: 1922-1996

Bruce E. Bradbury papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2008-022
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, and other materials relating to the life and family of Bruce Bradbury (1923-1992). The documents include family correspondence, photographs, and 8-mm home movies. Other photographs, correspondence, and materials document Bradbury's service in the United States Merchant Marine, his creative writing (including a typescript of his novel Who Are You, Billy Bingleman?), and his interest in motorcycles and tattoos.
Dates: 1942-1991

Peter Bromilow collection on gay motorcycle clubs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-086
Abstract Event flyers, paste-ups, programs, notes and membership certificates from Southern California gay motorcycle clubs, 1967-1994, collected by Peter Bromilow. The collection documents Bromilow's participation in several gay motorcycle clubs, dating back to the 1960s.
Dates: 1967 - 1994

David Cunard and Walter Shuster Motorcycle Club Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-7
Identifier: Coll2015-004
Overview Motorcycle club administrative records, event records, programs, flyers, buttons, pins, medals, clothing, and other ephemera and realia collected by Walter Shuster and David Cunard, 1965-2004. David Cunard, also known as David Gooch, and Walter Shuster were motorcycle enthusiasts and members of the Buddy Motorcycle Club and The Council of Southern California Motorcycle Clubs (CSCMC).
Dates: 1965-2004

Richard Denton papers

 Collection — Item: Acc0000.028*
Identifier: Coll2014-033
Overview Avengers Motorcycle Club administrative records, subject files on gay and lesbian organizations, and personal papers, 1931-1988, from Richard Denton. Denton worked as a minister and librarian for Presbyterian churches throughout California. In the 1970s he became a member and officer of Avengers, a gay motorcycle club.
Dates: 1931-1988

Vivian Escalante collection

 Collection — Folder: 1-4
Identifier: Coll2013-108
Abstract Fliers, trading cards, and event materials from Cunt Club L.A., Dapper Dyke, Dyke March Los Angeles, and the Women Moto-cyclists collected by Vivian Escalante, the founder of Dapper Dyke and the Women Moto-cyclists of Southern California.
Dates: 1992-2010

Evelyn Freedman writings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2008-066
Abstract Writings by journalist Evelyn Freedman between 1981 and 1985, including lengthy interviews of Troy Perry, Gore Vidal, John Rechy, Christine Jorgensen, and Charles Pierce published in Stallion magazine, as well as copies of her social columns, "Around Town" (published in The Voice in 1980-1981) and "Out & About Los Angeles" (published in Update from 1981 to 1985),...
Dates: 1978-1986; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1985

Richard Griffin and Wes Kunny photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2012-035
Abstract Richard Griffin and Wes Kunny photographs of a party at Griff's Bar; a motorcycle trip through Utah, Texas, and other states; and an outdoor hat party, 1970s. Griffin and/or Kunny were members of the Satyrs Motorcycle Club.
Dates: 1970s

Oedipus Motorcycle Club records

Identifier: Coll2021-001
Overview The Oedipus Motorcycle Club is a gay motorcycle club founded in Los Angeles in 1958. It is the second oldest gay motorcycle club in Los Angeles and one of the oldest still existing today. The collection consists of administrative records, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, objects, textiles, buttons, and ephemera and document club events such as motorcycle runs, anniversary celebrations, fundraisers, officer ceremonies, gay pride festivities, and other events.
Dates: 1958-2018; Majority of material found in 1960s-1990s