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ACT UP Philadelphia records

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-27
Abstract The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) is an activist group working to end the HIV/AIDS crisis through direct action. The ACT UP Philadelphia records, 1995-2000, consist of correspondence, meeting notes, and ephemera.

American Civil Liberties Union, Greater Philadelphia Branch book production files for "Lesbians and Gay Men: The Law in Pennsylvania"

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-22
Abstract The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-profit organization dedicated to defending and protecting individual rights and freedoms. The American Civil Liberties Union Greater Philadelphia Branch book production files for Lesbians and Gay Men: The Law in Pennsylvania, 1973-1981, are comprised of chapter drafts, correspondence, and financial records relating to the publication of the handbook.

Arnold H. Rosenberg letters

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-50
Overview Arnold H. Rosenberg (July 12, 1935-September 12, 2007) was an openly gay baker, entrepreneur, attorney, and administrator. In these letters addressed to his daughter Amy Rosenberg, Arnold Rosenberg describes his attempts to grow his small pastry business, his relationship with Joel Prybutok and Joel's daughter Sonya, and his everyday life as a wealthy resident of Center City, Philadelphia, and later San Francisco, going to dinners and enjoying films and museum trips.

"Au Courant" photographs

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-23
Abstract Au Courant was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, based LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) news publication which began production in 1982 and ceased production in 2000. The Au Courant photographs, 1990-1997, consist of photographs taken for use in the publication.

Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen collection

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-3
Overview Barbara Gittings (1932-2007) was an active member of the LGBT rights movement from the 1960s until her death. She worked as editor of The Ladder: A Lesbian Review. In the early 1970s, she was instrumental in lobbying the American Psychiatric Association to declassify homosexuality as a mental illness. Kay Tobin Lahusen (b. 1930) is a photojournalist, editor, author of The Gay Crusaders, and an active member of the gay and lesbian...

Bill Way collection

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-16
Abstract William Way (1942-1988) worked as the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority and as an advocate for the Philadelphia LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community. The Bill Way collection, 1942-2004, is comprised of scrapbooks compiled by Way documenting his life, the LGBT community in Philadelphia, and City of Philadelphia redevelopment in the 1970s and 1980s. There are also materials relating to Way donated by various individuals, notably an oral history...

Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Alliance at Rutgers University subject files

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-30
Abstract In 1969 the Rutgers Homophile League, the first openly homosexual organization in New Jersey and the second on a college campus nationwide, was founded by student Lionel Cuffie. In 2012, there were at least ten LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) student groups at Rutgers. The Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Alliance at Rutgers University subject files, 1977-1995, is comprised of subject files on various LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) issues, including LGBT youth, psychology, hate...

Charles Allyn Weeks letters and photographs

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-49
Overview While abroad for work in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in the early 1960s, American Charles Allyn Weeks began a romantic relationship with a Dutch university student several years his junior. The Weeks collection is comprised of 11 letters sent from the Dutchman in Amsterdam to Weeks in Philadelphia, plus 15 black and white photographs of the pair with their poodle Parké taken in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Claude A. Boyd papers

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-20
Abstract Claude A. Boyd (d. circa 1985) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based performance artist and musician. The Claude A. Boyd papers, 1966-1985, include drafts of music and lyrics as well as other performance related materials. There are also writings by Boyd's partner Jeff Davidson, including fiction and personal stories.

Coalition on Lesbian-Gay Bar Policies records

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-44
Overview The Coalition on Lesbian-Gay Bar Policies was a grassroots organization made up of representatives from several of Philadelphia lesbian and gay organizations. Active from 1984-1986, their goal was "to examine the practices and policies of bars serving Philadelphia's gay/lesbian community as they relate to the treatment and employment of women and racial minorities, and to analyze the results of this examination in order to decide on appropriate actions to address problem areas." The records...

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William Way Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center (Philadelphia, Pa.). 6
ACT UP (Organization) 1
ACT UP Philadelphia (Organization). 1
American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania. Greater Philadelphia Branch. 1
American Civil Liberties Union. 1
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Au Courant (Philadelphia, Pa.). 1
Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Alliance at Rutgers University. 1
Boyd, Claude A. 1
Britton, Jeffrey H., 1947-2012 1
Brown, James 1
Capsuto, Steven 1
Caulfield, James T. 1
Coalition on Lesbian-Gay Bar Policies (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Congregation Beth Ahavah (Philadelphia, Pa.). 1
Damon, William Forster, 1943-1985 1
Davidson, Jeff, d. 1989 1
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 1
Eberlin, Harry R. 1
Escoffier, Jeffrey 1
Fight the Right Network. 1
Garcia-Vera, Oscar, 1954-1995 1
Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Gay Alternative Collective (Philadelphia, Pa.). 1
Gay Community Center of Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Gay Media Project (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Gaydreams (Radio show : Philadelphia, Pa.). 1
Georgetown University. 1
Gillam, Ron 1
Giovanni's Room (Bookstore). 1
Girlfriends Motorcycle Club. 1
Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007 1
Grassroot Queers. 1
Hershour, Gene 1
Hofmann, Jo 1
Jarrett, Larry 1
Kamm, Keith A., 1947-1993 1
Katz, Sam, 1949- 1
Labyrinth (Philadelphia, Pa. : Newspaper). 1
Lashof, Judy 1
Lear, Walter J., (Walter Jay), 1923-2010 1
Mecca, Tommi Avicolli 1
National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights 1
Persad Center. 1
Philadelphia (Pa.). Commission on Human Relations. 1
Philadelphia (Pa.). Mayor's Commission on Sexual Minorities. 1
Philadelphia (Pa.). Redevelopment Authority. 1
Philadelphia Lesbian and Gay Task Force (Pa.) 1
Philamigos Institute of Learning. 1
Pride of Philadelphia Election Committee. 1
Pride of Philadelphia Election Committee. Pride of '99. 1
Riders Against Gender Exclusivity (RAGE) 1
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority 1
Street, John F., 1943- 1
Suarez, Rafael A. 1
Tea Time (Community group). 1
Temple University. 1
Tobin, Kay, b. 1930 1
Van Alstyne, Jack, b. circa 1938 1
WXPN (Radio station : Philadelphia, Pa.). 1
Walt Whitman Democratic Club. 1
Way, Bill, (William J.), 1942-1988 1
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