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Lesbian activists -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Betty Berzon papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.; Series Series 10.
Identifier: Coll2011-004
Abstract Manuscripts, correspondence, organizational records, research materials, photograph albums, audiovisual items, clothing, trophies and other materials from lesbian activist, writer and psychotherapist, Betty Berzon (1928-2006). Included in this collection are manuscripts and resource materials for Berzon's published and unpublished books; records from gay and lesbian organizations in which she was involved; paper and audiovisual material for her therapy practice, workshops, and training...
Dates: 1928 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1965 - 2005

National New Orleans Memorial Fund Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2011-078
Abstract Financial statements, medical service receipts, correspondence, articles, flyers, eulogy texts, clippings, photograph, donation records and other material from the National New Orleans Memorial Fund (NNOMF), 1973-1974. The NNOMF was established in Los Angeles in 1973 to provide medical assistance and other support for victims of a fire that killed 32 patrons of a bar popular with the New Orleans gay and lesbian community.
Dates: 1973-1988; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1974

Johnnie Phelps papers and memorabilia

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2008-068
Abstract Correspondence, awards, certificates, articles and other material from Johnnie Phelps, World War II veteran and lesbian activist. The majority of the collection dates from 1975-1998, with most materials pertaining to Phelps' involvement with the National Organization for Women, Southern California Women for Understanding, the Los Angeles County Veterans' Advisory Commission, and the Alcoholism Center for Women; along with personal correspondence and newspaper articles written about Phelps'...
Dates: 1943 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1998

Southern California Women for Understanding records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2011-076
Abstract Survey records, meeting minutes, newsletter editorial material, photographs, negatives, correspondence, financial records, event programs, press releases, manuscripts, promotional material, and other material documenting the activities of Southern California Women for Understanding (SCWU), 1975-1998. Founded in 1976, SCWU was an organization of women "dedicated to creating an atmosphere of understanding of Lesbian issues within both the homosexual and heterosexual communities." Notably, this...
Dates: 1975-1998

Carolyn Weathers photographs and papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2014-008
Overview Personal papers, professional records, and digitized photographs of LGBT and feminist activist Carolyn Weathers, 1961-2015. The collection includes documentation of the Alcoholism Center for Women, and information about Brenda Weathers, Jenny Wrenn, among others.
Dates: 1961-2015