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Gay motorcycle clubs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Jim (Buddy) Ball papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2014-004

James L. Ball, Ph.D., known as "Buddy" Ball, produced films, records, and videos from about 1977 to 1997 for a variety of audiences including African American churches and other Christian groups, crafters, gay men, and horror fans. The collection includes corporate records, personal papers, and photographs documenting his varied activities from his early career as an educator to his involvement in motorcycle clubs to his inclusion in the banned-in-Britain "Video nasties" list.

Dates: 1959-1987

David Cunard and Walter Shuster Motorcycle Club Collection

 Collection — Box 1-7
Identifier: Coll2015-004

Motorcycle club administrative records, event records, programs, flyers, buttons, pins, medals, clothing, and other ephemera and realia collected by Walter Shuster and David Cunard, 1965-2004. David Cunard, also known as David Gooch, and Walter Shuster were motorcycle enthusiasts and members of the Buddy Motorcycle Club and The Council of Southern California Motorcycle Clubs (CSCMC).

Dates: 1965-2004

Evelyn Freedman writings

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2008-066
Abstract Writings by journalist Evelyn Freedman between 1981 and 1985, including lengthy interviews of Troy Perry, Gore Vidal, John Rechy, Christine Jorgensen, and Charles Pierce published in Stallion magazine, as well as copies of her social columns, "Around Town" (published in The Voice in 1980-1981) and "Out & About Los Angeles" (published in Update from 1981 to 1985),...
Dates: 1978-1986; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1985

Richard Griffin and Wes Kunny photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2012-035

Richard Griffin and Wes Kunny photographs of a party at Griff's Bar; a motorcycle trip through Utah, Texas, and other states; and an outdoor hat party, 1970s. Griffin and/or Kunny were members of the Satyrs Motorcycle Club.

Dates: 1970s

Oedipus Motorcycle Club records

Identifier: Coll2021-001

The Oedipus Motorcycle Club is a gay motorcycle club founded in Los Angeles in 1958. It is the second oldest gay motorcycle club in Los Angeles and one of the oldest still existing today. The collection consists of administrative records, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, objects, textiles, buttons, and ephemera that document club events such as motorcycle runs, anniversary celebrations, fundraisers, officer ceremonies, gay pride festivities, and other events.

Dates: 1958-2018; Majority of material found in 1960s-1990s

Scott Shot Oedipus Motorcycle Club photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2012-023

Scott Shot photographs of an Oedipus Motorcycle Club event crowning Oedipus Rex XIV, 1965.

Dates: 1965