Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.; Series Series 4.
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, audiocassettes, manuscripts, professional papers, and other materials, 1921-2011, from lesbian speech pathologist and veteran, Esther Herbert, and her partner, Marvyl Doyle. The correspondence contains letters between Herbert and Doyle written between 1944 and 1996 with the bulk of the letters being exchanged during World War 2 while they were stationed separately in the Women's Army Corps. Also included is an extensive collection of photographs documenting their...
Overview Correspondence, newsletters, clippings, press releases, fliers, court records, notes, typescripts and other material from the Los Angeles Committee to Free Sharon Kowalski, 1984-1991. In 1983, Sharon Kowalski suffered severe brain injuries in a car accident, which left her physically disabled. Kowalski's father, Donald, was initially named Sharon's guardian and cut off visitation from Sharon's longtime partner, Karen Thompson. The materials document the campaign by lesbian activists to raise...
Overview Photographs, clothing, affirmation writings, and a memorial program for Damian Markus, who died in 2000. The collection includes photographs of lesbian women and their families and friends. The collection also includes a program from the Peggy Albrecht Friendly House, a Los Angeles organization for women recovering from addiction.
Collection — Box 1
Overview A self-published, hard-cover memoir written by Madeleine Tress of San Francisco entitled Rainbows on my Ceiling, 2006. The memoirs "were written as an extended conversation with Jan Sibley, [Madeleine's] partner in love and life for 40 years."