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AIDS activists -- California -- Los Angeles

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

ACT UP / Los Angeles records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2011-010
Abstract The collection consists of the administrative records, documentation of actions, and resource materials of the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power/Los Angeles (ACT UP/LA).The records include minutes, financial records, photographs, press releases, membership materials, newsletters, clippings, fliers, and subject files. Active from 1987 to 1995, ACT UP defined itself as "a grass-roots, democratic, militant, direct action organization dedicated to creating positive changes around AIDS in federal and...
Dates: 1987-1997

ACT UP/Los Angeles picket sign collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2018-027
Overview Picket signs created by members of ACT UP/Los Angeles, circa 1987-1996. These signs were displayed during demonstrations and protests organized by ACT UP/Los Angeles to bring attention to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and to advocate for more support services, funding, and medical research.
Dates: circa 1987-1996

Robert F. Craig Papers and Photographs

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 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

Stephen Dotson AIDS Project Los Angeles candlelight vigil photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2012-062
Abstract Stephen Dotson photographs of an AIDS Project Los Angeles candlelight vigil, undated.
Dates: undated

Harold Fairbanks papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2016-009
Overview Correspondence, photographs, manuscripts, clippings, diaries, audiocassettes, and other material documenting the life, family, and professional career of Harold Fairbanks (1935-2014), a Los Angeles-based journalist and film critic who wrote for the Advocate, Update, Entertainment West, and Newswest.
Dates: 1905-2011

Michael Kearns papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1:; Series Series 3
Identifier: Coll2008-009
Abstract Clippings, flyers, manuscripts, photographs, programs, posters, scripts, and VHS videotapes of the works, theatrical performances, and appearances of Michael Kearns; a parent, playwright, producer, director, actor, author, and activist, who is openly gay and HIV-positive.
Dates: 1950 - 2014

Los Angeles Shanti Foundation Records

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2012-164
Abstract Meeting minutes, reports, photographs and negatives, videocassettes, publicity material, publication editorial materials, public service announcement production records, Spanish-language material, trophies, a floppy disk and other administrative records (1984-2005) from the Los Angeles Shanti Foundation, the first group in Southern California to provide direct services to people with AIDS. Founded in 1983, LA Shanti was a non-profit relief organization that provided emotional support groups and...
Dates: 1984 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2003

James Carroll Pickett Papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2013-058
Abstract Scripts, theater production records, promotional material, bylaws and incorporation records, tax and financial records, correspondence, medical records, photographs, an audiocassette and other material, 1976-1994, from writer and AIDS activist James Carroll Pickett. Best known for his plays Bathhouse Benediction, Dream Man and Queen of Angels, Pickett also co-founded Artists Confronting AIDS...
Dates: 1976 - 1994

Hugh Rice Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2013-044
Abstract Administrative and promotional records, clippings, and photographs maintained by Hugh Rice primarily regarding his work at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center, bulk 1983-1989. Rice was a longterm employee of the Center, including as Health Services Director during the 1980s AIDS crisis.
Dates: 1973-1996; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1989

Paul Serchia papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2013-074
Abstract Editorial copy, organizational records, correspondence, clippings, flyers, photographs, and other material, 1975-2010, from Los Angeles journalist and AIDS activist, Paul Serchia. Materials document his involvement with AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) and the Los Angeles committee of the 1987 National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.
Dates: 1975 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1995