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Ben Singer papers

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-51
Overview Ben Singer was an active voice in the Philadelphia transgender community from the 1990s to 2000s and beyond. The Singer papers collection spans 1989 to 2007 and is comprised of organizational paperwork dealing with the trans-focused public health initiatives he helped found (the Trans-health Information project) and the local politics surrounding community outreach and activism. Included are files about community events, news articles relating to the trans community (including ones Singer...

Donna Mae Stemmer photographs and ephemera

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-42
Overview Donna Mae Stemmer was a lawyer, Korean War veteran, fashion icon, and trans activist from Pennsauken, New Jersey. The collection includes thousands of 3 1/2 x 5 in. and 4 x 6 in. color photographs of Stemmer dressed in nearly as many outfits, as well as personal documents, LGBT material, ephemera, and two articles of clothing from Stemmer's wardrobe.

Jaci Adams memorial collection

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-55
Overview Jaci Adams was a vocal transgender and HIV/AIDS activist in Philadelphia from 2001 to 2014. The Jaci Adams collection spans 2012 to 2014, and is comprised of awards she was given, official governmental proclamations, and memorial objects.

LGBT poetry, prose, music, and photography chapbooks

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-58
Overview This collection is made up of LGBT-related poetry, prose, music, and photography chapboooks produced from the 1960s through the current day, most from the 1970s and 1980s. The majority of the materials are in the poetic genre, but literature including short stories and plays are included, as well as books of lyrics and musical notation, and books of photography, especially those which include creative texts alongside the graphics material.

Riders Against Gender Exclusivity (RAGE) records

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-46
Overview RAGE (Riders Against Gender Exclusion) was founded in 2009 by a small group of Philadelphia-area LGBTQ activists in order to bring attention to and ultimately change the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) policy of using binary gender stickers on their transportation passes. The records of RAGE span the life of the organization from 2009 to 2012, plus some materials dating before and after this time period. Included are internal organizational records as well as...

Small photograph collections

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-43
Overview Collections of photographic prints, slides, and negatives, which take up fewer than one box each and are not accompanied by other types of records. Housed by size.