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California Proposition 6 Briggs Initiative collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-018
Overview Correspondence, clippings, legislative and legal documents, pamphlets, flyers, photographs, financial records, meeting minutes, event posters, petition forms, memoranda, speakers' manuals, volunteer forms, and other material documenting the campaign to defeat California Proposition 6, introduced by State Senator John Briggs in 1978. The initiative's intent was to require the dismissal of public school teachers and schoolworkers who "engaged in advocating, soliciting, imposing, encouraging or...
Dates: 1977-1980

Lillene H. Fifield papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2007-014
Scope and Content of Collection The collection comprises reports, drafts, notes, publications, correspondence, research files, audio and videotapes, and other materials documenting the career of social worker, psychotherapist, and lesbian activist Lillene H. Fifield (born 1941), relating in particular to her studies of alcoholism in the Los Angeles gay and lesbian community, her involvement with the establishment and early years of both the Los Angeles Gay Community Services Center (now the L. A. Gay & Lesbian Center) and...
Dates: 1973-2003 (bulk 1973-1987); Majority of material found within 1973 - 1987

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

L. A. Gay & Lesbian Center records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2007-010
Scope and Content of Collection This collection contains correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, proposals, contracts, accounting and finance records, flyers, brochures, calendars, notes, press releases, photographs, resumes, and other materials relating to the founding and activities of the Gay Community Services Center (now the L. A. Gay & Lesbian Center) in Los Angeles. The core of the collection consists of records for the period 1971-1977. These materials were probably transferred to Jim Kepner's archives...
Dates: 1971 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1977

Marjorie A. Rushforth papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-042
Abstract The Marjorie Rushforth papers include a limited number of records from the Friends of the EAGLES Center, a continuation school of the Los Angeles Unified School District options program, Emphasizing Adolescent Gay/Lesbian Education Services (EAGLES). The collection also includes a file on the representation of Morris Kight concerning his residence at 1447 North Martel Avenue, Los Angeles along with personal correspondence, and reference materials on advertising, media, and sex. As a lawyer,...
Dates: 1970-1994

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

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Alcoholism Center for Women (Los Angeles, Calif.) 2
Fifield, Lillene H. 2
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