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J. J. Belanger papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-035
Abstract

The papers comprise the subject files; audiotapes and photography; and correspondence, notes and other personal records of Joseph John Bertrund Belanger, known as J. J. Belanger, 1937-1994. Belanger was a military serviceman in the 1940s and 1950s, member and officer in the Mattachine Society in the 1950s and 1960s, a volunteer in numerous causes in the 1970s and 1980s, and a collector of LGBT history, especially of AIDS-related materials of the mid-to-late 1980s.

Dates: 1937-1994

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

John Fadner Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-092
Abstract

Honorable discharge form, photographs, clipping, medal, military identification tags, and certificate of Baptism from John Fadner, 1910-1993. John Fadner was a gay man fired from his job as an orderly at a Veteran's Administration Hospital during the McCarthy-era persecution of suspected gays in government service.

Dates: 1910-1993

Wilna and Robert Onthank papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2015-024
Abstract

Manuscripts, photographs, correspondence and other papers, circa 1910-1995, of Wilna Onthank, who in 1994 wrote Born Gay, an unpublished book based on the diaries of her brother Robert Onthank, a gay World War II veteran.

Dates: circa 1910-1995

Ken Osborn legal records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2007-005
Abstract

Legal records, including briefs, memoranda, trial transcripts, and judicial orders, of 1st Lt. (later Capt.) Ken Osborn, USAR, relating to his participation as one of the named plaintiffs in Able v. United States (1994-1998) and its predecessor, Doe v. Aspin (1993), the first pro-active court challenge to the Clinton Administration's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy concerning gays in the military.

Dates: 1992-1998

Johnnie Phelps papers and memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2008-068
Abstract Correspondence, awards, certificates, articles and other material from Johnnie Phelps, World War II veteran and lesbian activist. The majority of the collection dates from 1975-1998, with most materials pertaining to Phelps' involvement with the National Organization for Women, Southern California Women for Understanding, the Los Angeles County Veterans' Advisory Commission, and the Alcoholism Center for Women; along with personal correspondence and newspaper articles written about Phelps'...
Dates: 1943 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1998

Dusty Pruitt Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2012-029
Abstract The Dusty Pruitt Collection is comprised of personal and professional papers (1945-2002, bulk 1983-1995) from minister, Army veteran and activist Rev. Dr. Dusty Pruitt. The papers include reports, legal briefs, interviews, correspondence, administration records, videocassettes, photographs and clippings from Pruitt related to a 12-year legal dispute with the Department of Defense pertaining to her sexual orientation; a proposed film about Pruitt, entitled A Woman...
Dates: 1945 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1995

Stephen Stewart photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2010-006
Abstract

Photographs and the resulting published work documenting icons, iconic places, and events of the United States lesbian and gay movement, 1982-1984. The collection primarily consists of Stephen Stewart's published and unpublished black and white photographs from his work, Positive Image: A Portrait of Gay America, along with other Stewart photographs.

Dates: 1982-1984

Usher family and military service photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2012-107
Abstract

Photographs of the Usher family and military service, circa 1885-1960.

Dates: circa 1885-1960

Edward Westrick collection on Veterans Council for American Rights and Equality

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2009-018
Abstract Minutes, correspondence, newsletters, clippings, manuscripts, notes, financial records, flyers, photographs, audiocassettes, textiles, memorabilia and other material relating to the gay and lesbian veterans' organization, Veterans Council for American Rights and Equality (Veterans CARE), founded in Los Angeles in 1984 by James Highland. The bulk of the materials was collected and donated by Edward Westrick, who served as the organization's Commander, and relates to the activities of the Los...
Dates: 1920 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1997

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