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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...

Commission on Human Relations, Brown and DeLoggio v. Temple University Law School collection

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-7
Abstract In 1982, two Temple University Law School students, Richard Brown and Loretta DeLoggio, accused the university of violating the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance. The Commission on Human Relations, Brown and DeLoggio v. Temple University Law School, circa 1982-1984, contains memoranda and briefs from the case.

Congregation Beth Ahavah records

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-6
Abstract Beth Ahavah was founded in 1975 as an LGBT synagogue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Beth Ahavah is an affiliate of the Union for Reform Judaism and still active as of 2012. The Beth Ahavah records, 1974-1987, consist of administrative records (correspondence), membership records, financial records, and event/program records.

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.

Fight the Right Network subject binders

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-31
Abstract The Fight the Right Network was formed in Philadelphia in 1994 to build campaigns against the agenda of right-wing political groups. The Fight the Right Network subject binders, circa 1994, are comprised of materials relating to leftist and right wing groups, and reports on social/political issues.

Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Philadelphia records

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-47
Overview The Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Philadelphia operated at a series of locations in the city from 1973 to 1998. It aimed to provide information, counseling, and referrals to the gay and lesbian community via a call-in phone line. The Switchboard records are comprised of a range of business-related organizational materials dating from the mid 1970s through the late 1990s.

"Gaydreams" audio recordings

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-8
Abstract Gaydreams was among the first gay radio programs in the United States when it debuted in 1974 on the University of Pennsylvania's public radio station WXPN out of Philadelphia. The Gaydreams audio recordings, 1989-1995, consist of dozens of tapes of the radio show in several formats.

Gays at Drexel records

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-41
Overview Officially formed in the spring of 1975, Gays at Drexel was the first gay student group at Drexel University. This small collection is made up correspondence, organizational records, essays, flyers for speakers and events, clippings from the Drexel Triangle and other local newspapers, and a small assortment of brochures, flyers, and records from other groups. Gays at Drexel became inactive in 1977.

Giovanni's Room records

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-17
Abstract Giovanni's Room, the oldest LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) bookstore in the United States, was founded in Philadelphia in 1973 and is still in operation as of 2012. The bulk of the Giovanni's Room records, circa 1975-1991, are financial in nature.

Girlfriends Motorcycle Club scrapbooks

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-33
Abstract The Girlfriends Motorcycle Club was a philanthropic group founded in Philadelphia in 1983 which held charity events to raise funds for HIV/AIDS-related organizations. The Girlfriends Motorcycle Club scrapbooks, 1984-1987, is comprised of four scrapbooks, 1984-1987, containing photographs from various events of the Girlfriends Motorcycle Club, flyers advertising the events, correspondence, clippings, and articles.

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William Way Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center (Philadelphia, Pa.). 7
ACT UP (Organization) 2
ACT UP Philadelphia (Organization). 1
AIDS Action Pledge (Organization) 1
Aboveground Records (Record label) 1
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American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania. Greater Philadelphia Branch. 1
American Civil Liberties Union. 1
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
Camac Baths (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Capsuto, Steven 1
Caulfield, James T. 1
Citizens for Medical Justice (Organization) 1
City of Brotherly Love Softball League (Philadelphia, Pa.) 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
Drexel University 1
East Coast Homophile Organizations. 1
Eastern Regional Conference of Homophile Organizations 1
Eberlin, Harry R. 1
Empty the Shelters (organization) 1
Engineers Club (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Eromin Center (Health care provider) 1
Escoffier, Jeffrey 1
Fight the Right Network. 1
Fleischer, Gerald, b. 1935 1
Fleischmann, Joan, 1933-2013 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 Latino AIDS Education Initiative (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Gaydreams (Radio show : Philadelphia, Pa.). 1
Gays at Drexel (Drexel University) 1
Georgetown University. 1
Gillam, Ron 1
Giovanni's Room (Bookstore). 1
Girlfriends Motorcycle Club. 1
Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007 1
Grassroot Queers. 1
Griffith, Darrell Keith, 1959-2012 1
Hershour, Gene 1
Hoffman, Matt , 1954-1995 1
Hofmann, Jo 1
Jarrett, Larry 1
Kamm, Keith A., 1947-1993 1
Katz, Sam, 1949- 1
Kratz, Allen Wesley, b. 1946 1
Labyrinth (Philadelphia, Pa. : Newspaper). 1
Lashof, Judy 1
Lear, Walter J., (Walter Jay), 1923-2010 1
Mecca, Tommi Avicolli 1
Meneely, William E., 1952-1996 1
Minnesota AIDS Project 1
National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights 1
National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights (2nd : 1987 : Washington, D.C.) 1
O'Hara, Scott, 1961-1998 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
Singer, Ben 1
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority 1
Stemmer, Donna Mae, 1933-2015 1
Street, John F., 1943- 1
Suarez, Rafael A. 1
Tea Time (Community group). 1
Temple University. 1
The Bike Stop (Philadelphia, Pa.) 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
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 1
Wilson Weinberg, Tom, b. 1945 1
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