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Gloria Casarez papers

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-48
Overview Gloria Casarez (1971-2014) was a prominent community activist and civic leader in the LGBTQ community in Philadelphia. The Gloria Casarez papers are made up of materials produced, collected, and saved by Casarez over the course of her professional career. They are arranged into seven series: 1) Empty the Shelters, 2) Kensington Welfare Rights Union, 3) GALAEI, 4) Miscellaneous, 5) News media, 6) Trophies, awards, and artifacts, and 7) Oversize graphics.

Grassroot Queers records

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-11
Overview Grassroot Queers was a Philadelphia-based queer activist organization that operated from 1993 through 1999 to fight for equal rights and increased visibility for the LGBTQ community. The Grassroot Queers records, 1993-1997, includes organizational records and ephemera pertaining to their diverse activist efforts and community events.

Harry R. Eberlin photographs

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-4
Abstract Harry R. Eberlin was a prolific photographer who began documenting Philadelphia's lesbian and gay community in the early 1970s. Eberlin contributed photographs to several Philadelphia gay publications, including The Gay Alternative and the Philadelphia Gay News. In the mid 1970s, he was active in such organizations as the Gay Media Project. The Harry R. Eberlin photographs include approximately 100 images of lesbian and gay public events in...

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.

Jack Van Alstyne collection

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-28
Overview Jack Van Alstyne, born ca. 1938, known to his gay friends as "Cheezit," was the son of Howard C. Van Alstyne and Marion G. Fox Van Alstyne. He lived in Camden, NJ for much of his life. His collection includes a scrapbook of Philadelphia and New Jersey gay life of the 1960s through 1980s; grouping of ca. 75 photographs of Philadelphia and New Jersey drag queens and gay men, owned by John Brown, known as Marilyn; photographs taken by Alstyne of gay men in Rittenhouse Square, summer of 1953; and a...

James T. Caulfield and Rafael A. Suarez papers

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-13
Abstract Dr. Rafael A. Suarez and James T. Caulfield, known as "The Philamigos," traveled throughout South America in the 1950s-1980s, operated a learning center in Philadelphia, and were prominent members of the Philadelphia LGBT community. The James T. Caulfield and Rafael A. Suarez papers, 1918-1985, extensively document their works, including the Philamigos Institute of Learning, their travels abroad, and Caulfield's experience as a gay soldier during World War II. The collection contains...

Jeffrey Escoffier records of "The Gay Alternative"

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-9
Abstract The Gay Alternative was a literary forum for gay expression created by a collective of individuals during the early years of gay liberation. This magazine began as a newsletter of the Gay Activists Alliance of Philadelphia. The Jeffrey Escoffier records of The Gay Alternative, 1972-1976, include original manuscripts of essay submissions, administrative, correspondence, and financial records of the organization, and a small amount...

Jo Hofmann photographs

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-12
Abstract This collection consists of copies of approximately 70 photographs of feminist or gay/lesbian public events in Philadelphia during the 1970s. The original images were 35mm photographic negatives. The copies exist in digital form on a CD, and inkjet prints were made of some of the images.

Joan Fleischmann collection on East Coast Homophile Organizations (ECHO), Eastern Regional Conference of Homophile Organizations (ERCHO), and others

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-26
Overview Joan Fleischmann was a homophile and gay liberation activist from late 1950s through the 1990s. The collection contains primarily organizational records collected over several decades by Fleischmann. These organizations include the East Coast Homophile Organizations (ECHO), the Eastern Regional Conference of Homophile Organizations (ERCHO), the Daughter of Bilitis (New York), the Mattachine Society of New York, the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Lesbian and Gay Caucus, as well...

Judy Lashof papers

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-32
Abstract The Judy Lashof papers, circa 1975-1980, consist of clippings and ephemera relating to feminist and LGBT groups in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.

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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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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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