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Lesbian couples

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Esther Herbert and Marvyl Doyle Papers and Photographs

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.; Series Series 4.
Identifier: Coll2013-030
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...
Dates: 1921 - 2011

Los Angeles Committee to Free Sharon Kowalski records

Identifier: Coll2014-048
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1984 - 1991

Damian Markus memorial display and photographs

Identifier: Coll2017-019

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.

Dates: circa 1949-2000

Madeleine Tress memoir Rainbows on my Ceiling

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2014-115

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."

Dates: 2006