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Charles Allyn Weeks letters and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-Coll-49
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1963-1964, undated

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.

Dates: 1966 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1982

Coalition on Lesbian-Gay Bar Policies records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-Coll-44
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1984 - 1988

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

 Collection
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.

Dates: circa 1982-1984

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.

Dates: 1974 - 1987

Donna Mae Stemmer photographs and ephemera

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-42
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1981 - 2010

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.

Dates: circa 1994

Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Philadelphia records

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-47
Abstract

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.

Dates: mid 1970s-1998

"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.

Dates: 1989 - 1995

Gays at Drexel records

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-41
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1975 - 1976

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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
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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
Gloeden, Wilhelm von, Baron, 1856-1931 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 Exclusion (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
Wunder, Richard P. 1
calderwood, deryck 1
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