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Lesbians -- California -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 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 Included in this collection are manuscripts and resource materials for Berzon's published and unpublished books; records from gay and lesbian organizations in which she was involved; paper and audiovisual material for her therapy practice, workshops, and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

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

Dusty Pruitt Papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.; Series Series 2.; Series Series 3.; Series Series 4.
Identifier: Coll2012-029
Abstract The Dusty Pruitt Collection is comprised of personal and professional papers (1945-2002, bulk 1983-1995) from minister, Army veteran and activist Rev. Dr. Dusty Pruitt. The papers include reports, legal briefs, interviews, correspondence, administration records, videocassettes, photographs and clippings from Pruitt related to a 12-year legal dispute with the Department of Defense pertaining to her sexual orientation; a proposed film about Pruitt, entitled A Woman at...
Dates: 1945 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1995

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