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Martin F. Block papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2006-001
Abstract Materials documenting Martin F. Block's activities as a writer, founder and first editor of ONE Magazine, and as a board member of the Celebration Theatre, Hollywood, in the 1980s. The collection includes unpublished poetry and prose 1938-1953 and 1982-1984, by Block, Howard Griffin, and Ramon Mendez, as well as correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and a transcript of an interview relating to Block's career, personal life, and to the founding of ONE Incorporated.
Dates: 1935-1995 (bulk 1950-1955); Majority of material found within 1950 - 1955

Manuel boyFrank papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-028
Abstract Correspondence, writings, and subject files of Manuel boyFrank, 1916-1984. Manuel boyFrank was a military serviceman, ONE Incorporated board member, unpublished writer, and gay activist. The collection includes his 1940s correspondence with early gay activist pioneers Henry Gerber and Frank McCourt as well as his 1950s and 1960s correspondence with ONE Incorporated.
Dates: 1916-1984

Sidney Bronstein papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-007
Abstract Manuscripts, notebook journals, photographs, correspondence, drawings, poetry and other material, 1939-1968, from gay artist and poet, Sidney Bronstein. Though little is known about Bronstein, materials in the collection document his contributions to gay and lesbian publications, as well as his sexual interest in servicemen. This interest is revealed in his art works and in a journal, or log book, detailing information about each of his sexual encounters with servicemen.
Dates: 1939 - 1968

Reed L. Erickson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2010-001
Abstract Legal papers, correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, pamphlets, publicity material, photographs, clippings, research material, financial records, manuscripts, handwritten notes, card catalogs, audiotape, ephemera and other material from philanthropist and (female-to-male) transgender/transsexual activist, Reed Erickson (1912-1992). Having built his wealth through oil investments and other entrepreneurial endeavors, Erickson founded the Erickson Educational Foundation (EEF) in 1964, a...
Dates: 1916-1994; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1994

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

Jim Kepner papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-002
Abstract Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, minutes and organizational records, notebooks, science fiction writings, poetry, erotica, educational material, photographs, computer disks, textiles, ephemera and memorabilia from writer, historian and gay activist, Jim Kepner (1923-1997). Founder of the Western Gay Archives (later renamed the National Gay Archives and then the International Gay & Lesbian Archives), Kepner began collecting gay- and lesbian-related material in the 1940s and began...
Dates: 1933-2010; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1997

Edgar H. Leoni papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2007-019
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, writings, drafts, copies, research files, diaries, photographs, and miscellaneous ephemera, of Edgar H. Leoni, author under his real name of Nostradamus: Life and Literature (1961), and under his pseudonym of Noel I. Garde of Jonathan to Gide: The Homosexual in History (1964).
Dates: 1935 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1985

ONE Incorporated records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-001
Abstract The collection consists of the administrative records, publications, correspondence, divisional records, affiliate office records, and photographs of ONE Inc., 1907-2001, bulk 1952-1994. The records include annual reports, court records of ONE Inc. legal entanglements, complete runs of ONE Magazine and ONE Institute Quarterly: Homophile Studies, reader correspondence, submissions by writers and artists, ONE Institute course and...
Dates: 1907-2001; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1994

Dorothy C. Putnam and Lois Mercer papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2008-038
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, typescripts, newspaper clippings, a trophy and scrapbooks relating to Dorothy C. Putnam (1895-1991) and her partner of 50 years, Lois Mercer (1894-1989), bookkeeper for ONE, Inc. The majority of the materials document Putnam's life and family from her adolescence as a horseback mail carrier in Oregon; her activities as the first licensed female chauffeur in California; her wins in economy-run driving races in the 1920s; and her service in the Women's Ambulance and...
Dates: 1914-1988

Tony Reyes papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-021
Abstract Tony Reyes was a Los Angeles based entertainer and a founding member of ONE Incorporated with his partner Don Slater. This collection primarily consists of music recordings, photographs, newspaper clippings, letters, and clothing regarding Reyes' entertainment career, but does also include personal travel and art photographs as well as pre-1964 ONE Incorporated event recordings.
Dates: 1950-2003; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990

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