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Gay clubs -- California -- Los Angeles

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Alcoholics Together records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2008-051

Building committee minutes, financial statements and related documents, Internal Revenue Service correspondence and Federal tax returns along with general correspondence, 1971-1985 of Alcoholics Together (AT), a Los Angeles gay and lesbian alcoholics meeting formed in 1969 which follows the tenets and traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), along with providing an environment affirming gay and lesbian identity.

Dates: 1971-1985

Peter Bromilow collection on gay motorcycle clubs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2013-086

Event flyers, paste-ups, programs, notes and membership certificates from Southern California gay motorcycle clubs, 1967-1994, collected by Peter Bromilow. The collection documents Bromilow's participation in several gay motorcycle clubs, dating back to the 1960s.

Dates: 1967 - 1994

Homophile Effort for Legal Protection, Incorporated (HELP, Inc.), records

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1
Identifier: Coll2008-052
Abstract Minutes, membership applications and lists, lawyer referral reports, newsletters, newspapers, and related ephemera of the Homophile Effort For Legal Protection, Incorporated (HELP, Inc.). The organization was formed in 1968, in response to the subjective and aggressive behavior of the Los Angeles Police Department Vice Detail. Members were offered general legal assistance and if arrested for "homosexual activities" they were provided bail bonds and lawyer referral services. By the late...
Dates: 1969-1984; Majority of material found within 1970-1975

Imperial Courts collection

Identifier: Coll2012-130
Abstract Photographs, flyers, organizational correspondence, court lists, polling sheets, clippings, notes, manuscripts, ephemera, and other material documenting activities of Imperial Courts, primarily in Southern California and San Francisco, 1959-2009. The Imperial Courts originated in San Francisco in 1965 as gay community social and fundraising events with a camp Imperial theme; the annual main event featured the coronation of elected monarchs (a king and queen) who in turn selected a royal...
Dates: 1959-2009

Kingmasters records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2014-072

Constitution, bylaws, meeting minutes, correspondence, flyers, event programs, questionnaires, membership lists, and a photograph, 1972-1983, from Kingmasters in Los Angeles. Kingmasters was a gay men's social group formed to promote fraternity between organizations and the community in general with an emphasis on charitable work.

Dates: 1972-1983

Pat Rocco photographs and papers

Identifier: Coll2007-006

Photographs, scripts, programs, and related records documenting Pat Rocco's careers in radio, television, and theater; erotic photography; journalism; provider of emergency shelter for the homeless. Rocco was known for his charity, organizational, and collaborative work on behalf of gay and lesbian community in Southern California, primarily Los Angeles, and later in Hawaii. The bulk of the collection documents Rocco's life from 1970 through 1990.

Dates: circa 1900-2014; Majority of material found within 1970-2000

Thomas Roers papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Coll2014-079

Photographs and ephemera documenting Thomas Roers' family, travels and memberships in The Regiment of the Black and Tans and the Corps of Rangers, 1977-1989. Roers died of complications related to AIDS in January 1990.

Dates: 1977-1989

United Men's Health Clubs Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2011-084

Financial records, job applications, article, deeds of sale, correspondence, legal documents, lease contracts, business listings, membership lists, and other material documenting activities of United Men's Health Clubs, 1976-1984. The collection largely consists of financial documents concerned with the purchase of Glen's for Men, a chain of Turkish bathhouses in five Southern California locations.

Dates: 1976-1984