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Gay liberation movement -- California -- Los Angeles

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 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

Gay Liberation Front (GLF) Los Angeles records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2012-031
Abstract

Founded in 1969, the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) was a loosely structured group of gay rights activists who were interested in the radical sexual liberation for all people. This collection consists of publicity material, photographs, correspondence, clippings, and writings that relate primarily to the Los Angeles group of the Gay Liberation Front.

Dates: 1969-1995

Morris Kight papers and photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2010-008
Abstract The collection, 1920-2003, consists of photographs, correspondence, clippings, annotated materials, and organizational materials primarily documenting Morris Kight's role as a gay activist in Los Angeles. He was born November 19, 1919 in Procter, Comanche County, Texas, married in 1950 in New Mexico, left his wife in 1955, and relocated to Los Angeles in 1958. Kight dedicated his life to a number of progressive causes including improving race relations, the anti-war movement, and the gay...
Dates: circa 1920-2003; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

W. Dorr Legg personal papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2010-004
Abstract Correspondence and photographs, along with business, financial, and organizational records, chronicling the life of W. Dorr Legg before and beyond his involvement with ONE, Incorporated. Photographs document his early life along with minimal records of his educational experience at the University of Michigan, his professional life as a landscape designer and professor, and as a Church of Christ, Scientist practitioner, 1909-1994. His family papers include documents from his siblings along...
Dates: circa 1850-1995

March Committee for Lesbian and Gay Rights/Los Angeles records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2013-088
Abstract

Meeting minutes, flyers, clippings, correspondence, press releases, mailing and registration lists, notes, financial records, pamphlets, mass mailings, and newsletters of the March Committee for Lesbian and Gay Rights/Los Angeles, 1980-1982, undated. Emerging from the 1979 March on Washington and the 1980 March on Sacramento, the committee worked to build the lesbian and gay rights movement.

Dates: 1980-1982

Personal Rights in Defense and Education (PRIDE) records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2013-077
Abstract

Articles of incorporation, by-laws, reports, proposals, minutes, meeting notices, photographs, event flyers and tickets, membership flyers, correspondence, and organizational documentation related to Personal Rights in Defense and Education (PRIDE), 1966-1970, a Los Angeles gay activist organization.

Dates: 1966 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1968

Clark P. Polak papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2008-028
Abstract Correspondence, legal papers, notes, printed ephemera and other material from activist and businessman Clark P. Polak. Polak was an influential activist in the Philadelphia gay community throughout the 1960s, who in 1963 became president of the homophile organization, Janus Society. He also created, published and edited the Society's widely-circulated magazine, Drum. By 1970, Polak relocated to Los Angeles, where he became a real estate investor and art...
Dates: 1964-1980

Pat Rocco photographs and papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2007-006
Abstract

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

Stan Williams collection

 Collection — Item Acc2010.009
Identifier: Coll2014-034
Abstract

A manuscript and accompanying CD-ROM, and seven photographs from a 1971 issue of Life Magazine documenting Stan Williams and the Hoover Street Commune, a communal residence for core activists from the Los Angeles Gay Liberation Front.

Dates: 1971, 2010