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Box 3

 Container

Contains 15 Collections and/or Records:

Dear Abby and Ann Landers (clippings of advice columnists' discussion of LGBT issues), 1977-1986, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents The Tommi Avicolli Mecca collection is comprised of six series: 1) Subject files; 2) Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia) records; 3) Gay Media Project (Philadelphia) records; 4) Gay Community Center of Philadelphia records; 5) Photographic slides; 6) Audiovisual material. The subject files are arranged alphabetically and are comprised of files on organizations, individuals, and topics active in the 1970s and 1980s. Organizations of note include Dignity, the Eromin Center, Gay...

Desanto, John (concerns the same-sex divorce case of DeSanto v. Barnsley, in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania), 1981 - 1984

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents The Tommi Avicolli Mecca collection is comprised of six series: 1) Subject files; 2) Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia) records; 3) Gay Media Project (Philadelphia) records; 4) Gay Community Center of Philadelphia records; 5) Photographic slides; 6) Audiovisual material. The subject files are arranged alphabetically and are comprised of files on organizations, individuals, and topics active in the 1970s and 1980s. Organizations of note include Dignity, the Eromin Center, Gay...

Dignity (flyers, announcements, programs, correspondence), 1974-1988, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents The Tommi Avicolli Mecca collection is comprised of six series: 1) Subject files; 2) Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia) records; 3) Gay Media Project (Philadelphia) records; 4) Gay Community Center of Philadelphia records; 5) Photographic slides; 6) Audiovisual material. The subject files are arranged alphabetically and are comprised of files on organizations, individuals, and topics active in the 1970s and 1980s. Organizations of note include Dignity, the Eromin Center, Gay...

Domestic violence (material from Philadelphia Coalition to End Lesbian and Gay Battering), undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents The Tommi Avicolli Mecca collection is comprised of six series: 1) Subject files; 2) Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia) records; 3) Gay Media Project (Philadelphia) records; 4) Gay Community Center of Philadelphia records; 5) Photographic slides; 6) Audiovisual material. The subject files are arranged alphabetically and are comprised of files on organizations, individuals, and topics active in the 1970s and 1980s. Organizations of note include Dignity, the Eromin Center, Gay...

Drag (clippings and articles), 1977-1987, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents The Tommi Avicolli Mecca collection is comprised of six series: 1) Subject files; 2) Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia) records; 3) Gay Media Project (Philadelphia) records; 4) Gay Community Center of Philadelphia records; 5) Photographic slides; 6) Audiovisual material. The subject files are arranged alphabetically and are comprised of files on organizations, individuals, and topics active in the 1970s and 1980s. Organizations of note include Dignity, the Eromin Center, Gay...

Education Exploration Center (materials from the alternative education organization, including sample lesson plans and class assignments for the "Lesbian and Gay Curriculum Project"), 1980-1982, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents The Tommi Avicolli Mecca collection is comprised of six series: 1) Subject files; 2) Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia) records; 3) Gay Media Project (Philadelphia) records; 4) Gay Community Center of Philadelphia records; 5) Photographic slides; 6) Audiovisual material. The subject files are arranged alphabetically and are comprised of files on organizations, individuals, and topics active in the 1970s and 1980s. Organizations of note include Dignity, the Eromin Center, Gay...

Election '88 (materials on Michael Dukakis and Jesse Jackson from the presidential primary election of 1988), 1988 - 1988

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents The Tommi Avicolli Mecca collection is comprised of six series: 1) Subject files; 2) Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia) records; 3) Gay Media Project (Philadelphia) records; 4) Gay Community Center of Philadelphia records; 5) Photographic slides; 6) Audiovisual material. The subject files are arranged alphabetically and are comprised of files on organizations, individuals, and topics active in the 1970s and 1980s. Organizations of note include Dignity, the Eromin Center, Gay...

Employment ordinance (material concerning a proposed Philadelphia city ordinance that would establish hiring goals for women, minorities and Philadelphia residents), 1985 - 1985

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents The Tommi Avicolli Mecca collection is comprised of six series: 1) Subject files; 2) Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia) records; 3) Gay Media Project (Philadelphia) records; 4) Gay Community Center of Philadelphia records; 5) Photographic slides; 6) Audiovisual material. The subject files are arranged alphabetically and are comprised of files on organizations, individuals, and topics active in the 1970s and 1980s. Organizations of note include Dignity, the Eromin Center, Gay...

Equal Rights Amendment/Abortion (clippings, articles, flyers and other materials on efforts to pass the Equal Rights Amendment and women's legal access to abortion; material from the organizations PennCHOICE, NARAL-PA, and Abortion Rights Action), 1982-1987, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents The Tommi Avicolli Mecca collection is comprised of six series: 1) Subject files; 2) Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia) records; 3) Gay Media Project (Philadelphia) records; 4) Gay Community Center of Philadelphia records; 5) Photographic slides; 6) Audiovisual material. The subject files are arranged alphabetically and are comprised of files on organizations, individuals, and topics active in the 1970s and 1980s. Organizations of note include Dignity, the Eromin Center, Gay...

Eromin Center (material on controversies surrounding the termination of the organization's executive director, Tony Silvestre, by the Eromin Center Board of Directors, and subsequent concerns of the Center's Corporation), 1983-1984, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents The Tommi Avicolli Mecca collection is comprised of six series: 1) Subject files; 2) Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia) records; 3) Gay Media Project (Philadelphia) records; 4) Gay Community Center of Philadelphia records; 5) Photographic slides; 6) Audiovisual material. The subject files are arranged alphabetically and are comprised of files on organizations, individuals, and topics active in the 1970s and 1980s. Organizations of note include Dignity, the Eromin Center, Gay...