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Civil rights demonstrations

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Gay Community Alliance Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2011-045
Abstract

Statement of purpose, notes, meeting minutes, photographs, correspondence, flyers, member lists, publicity releases, bylaws, and ephemera documenting activities of the Gay Community Alliance (GCA), 1971-1973. The GCA was established in 1971 as a political organization using "tactics of confrontational politics" to advocate a civil rights agenda for the gay and lesbian community in Southern California.

Dates: 1971-1973

Barbara Gittings and Frank Kameny picket sign collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2018-026
Abstract

Seven picket signs from the earliest public demonstrations in the United States advocating for gay and lesbian rights, organized by Frank Kameny and Barbara Gittings, among others. The original protests and subsequent "Annual Reminder" demonstrations were held in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia from 1965-1969, and were attended by east coast members of the Mattachine Society, Janus Society, and Daughters of Bilitis.

Dates: circa 1965-1969