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Christopher Street West Association collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2012-135
Abstract Agendas, minutes, clippings, correspondence, fliers, parade and permit applications, press releases, souvenir programs, photographs and slides of the Christopher Street West Association (CSW) parade and festival. The collection documents the pride parade and festivals held in Los Angeles and later West Hollywood, California, 1970-2009.
Dates: 1970-2009

Christopher Street West Association records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2012-134
Abstract Photographs, slides, clippings and analyses of press coverage, fliers, resolutions, certificates, and award plaques from the Christopher Street West Association (CSW). Formed in 1970 CSW was the first pride organization in the United States to obtain a city permit for its parade. In 1973 the parade was suspended, in the following year the parade resumed and a festival was added to the celebration. The parade was held on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles until 1978, after which it was moved to...
Dates: 1970-2010

Rob Cole papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2009-019
Abstract The collection consists of materials relating to the life of Rob Cole, in particular his career as editor of the Advocate (1970-1974), as unnamed contributor to the Forum of Southern California (1974), and as founder and first editor of NewsWest (1975). The documents, including correspondence, draft articles, administrative, legal, and financial records, shed light on Cole's role as the first...
Dates: 1950-2006 (bulk 1970-1985); Majority of material found within 1970 - 1985

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

Kent Garvey photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2012-043
Abstract Slides, contact sheets, negatives, photographic prints, and papers, circa 1970-2000, from photojournalist Kent Garvey, whose photographs appeared in gay and lesbian newspapers such as the Advocate and Update. Materials in the collection mostly document gay and lesbian events in California such as pride parades, chorus concerts, marching band performances, AIDS benefits, protest marches, gay athletic competitions, men's beauty...
Dates: 1970-2000

Larry C. Kephart Christopher Street West collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-111A
Overview Christopher Street West slogan selection records, button designs, and drafts of the anthem for the 1982 Los Angeles pride parade and festival. Larry C. Kephart served as a board member and treasurer of Christopher Street West during the 1980s.
Dates: 1982-2008

Larry C. Kephart Christopher Street West collection

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: Coll2014-111
Abstract Christopher Street West slogan selection records, button designs, and drafts of the anthem for the 1982 Los Angeles pride parade and festival. Larry C. Kephart served as a board member and treasurer of Christopher Street West during the 1980s.Photographs of the Society of Pat Rocco Enlightened Enthusiasts (SPREE); photograph fair entries; collections of original erotic artwork, ranging from prints, drawings, and greeting cards; and related ephemera like certificates of authenticity,...
Dates: 1982-2008

Morris Kight papers and photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2010-008
Abstract The collection, 1920-2003, consists of photographs, correspondence, clippings, annotated materials, and organizational materials primarily documenting Morris Kight's role as a gay activist in Los Angeles. He was born November 19, 1919 in Procter, Comanche County, Texas, married in 1950 in New Mexico, left his wife in 1955, and relocated to Los Angeles in 1958. Kight dedicated his life to a number of progressive causes including improving race relations, the anti-war movement, and the gay...
Dates: circa 1920-2003; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Bill Wuzzy Spaulding papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-097
Abstract Administrative records, correspondence, legislation campaign material, publicity material, fundraising records, personal papers and other material, 1981-2009, from Los Angeles gay activist Bill Wuzzy Spaulding. The bulk of the collection is organizational records from the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Committee of the California Community Foundation, Christopher Street West, Imperial Courts in Southern California, Lobby for Individual Freedom and Equality (LIFE AIDS Lobby), the campaign against...
Dates: 1981 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1996

Vaughn Taylor photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-007
Abstract 598 photographic prints and 20 sheets of negatives by Vaughn Taylor, created circa 1970-1991. This collection includes photographs of Taylor's friends; community events in the Castro Street neighborhood of San Francisco; gay community events, such as Christopher Street West gay pride; protests against then-Governor Pete Wilson; a protest at a federal building in Los Angeles; the 1991 and 1992 Orange County Gay Pride Festival; and the victory celebration of the Presidential election of Bill...
Dates: circa 1970-1992; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1991

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