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Box 9

 Container

Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

National Organization for Women (clippings, press releases, flyers, programs, bumper stickers, and newsletters from the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Philadelphia Chapter of NOW; includes issues of National NOW Times newspaper and Philadelphia NOW newsletter), 1976 - 1987

 File — Box: 9, 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...

Nazis and KKK (clippings and flyers concerning gays and Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan), 1975-1977, undated

 File — Box: 9, 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...

New Alliance Party (clippings, press releases, and flyers of an alternative political party formed in 1979), 1986-1987, undated

 File — Box: 9, 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...

New Gay Life (correspondence, forms, advertisements, and submissions of poetry and short stories), 1977-1979, undated

 File — Box: 9, 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...

North American Man/Boy Love Association (NAMBLA) (clippings, correspondence, press releases, flyers regarding the controversial hosting of a NAMBLA National Conference at the Lesbian & Gay Community Center of Philadelphia, and NAMBLA generally; includes issues of the NAMBLA Bulletin and SEMIOTEXT(E)), 1979-1987, undated

 File — Box: 9, 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...

Pedophilia controversy (transcripts of testimony before the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Select Sub-Committee to investigate the manual "How to Have Sex with Kids," which had been sold at Giovanni's Room bookstore), 1984 - 1984

 File — Box: 9, 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...

Pennsylvania Caucus of Gay Nurses Alliance (brochure, photograph), undated

 File — Box: 9, 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...