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Keith Griffith papers

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-40
Overview Darrell Keith Griffith (1959-2012) was an AIDS activist and founder of the website CruisingForSex.com. The collection is divided into two series: Personal materials and AIDS activism. The personal materials date from 1983 to 2012, the year of Griffith's death. The series on AIDS activism covers Griffith's years of involvement in the social justice movement, 1985-1992.

Keith Kamm papers

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-29
Abstract Keith A. Kamm (1947-1993) was a bibliographer at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia and a gay rights activist. The Keith Kamm papers, circa 1970s, consist of materials relating to LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) issues in libraries, the mental health community, and issues relating to feminism and sexism. This is a convenient collection for studying books relating to LGBT issues in the 1970s.

Kiyoshi Kuromiya papers on HIV/AIDS research and organizations

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-18
Overview Kiyoshi Kuromiya (1943-2000) was a Philadelphia-based activist who worked to better the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS. He created the Critical Path AIDS Project to provide free internet access and information on HIV/AIDS treatment. The bulk of the Kiyoshi Kuromiya papers on HIV/AIDS research and organizations, 1990-2002, is comprised of newspaper clippings, scientific articles, conference materials, and flyers collected by Kuromiya on HIV/AIDS treatments, topics, and organizations. There...

"Labyrinth" records

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-10
Abstract Labyrinth was a feminist newspaper published from 1984 to 2000. The Labyrinth records, 1983-1995, are comprised of administrative records, financial records, and correspondence.

LGBT calendars

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-59
Overview Decorative calendars have a long and varied history. Those marketed to the LGBT community began to flourish in the 1970s with the advent of the gay liberation movement. The LGBT calendar collection contains various sorts of historic calendars with an LGBT theme including those aimed at gay men which feature nude or nearly nude male models, and those that celebrate or commemorate other aspects the LGBT community.

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.

LGBT pulp fiction collection, 1928-1989

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-54
Scope and Contents The LGBT pulp fiction collection is comprised of over 550 paperback books containing homoerotic stories published from the 1920s to the late 1980s in the United States. The materials are primarily gay men's pulp fiction but lesbian pulp fiction is also included as well as pseudo-scientific case studies analyzing sexual behavior. Writers such as Richard Amory, Ann Aldrich and Truman Capote are represented and the books feature both beautiful and salacious cover art.

Matt Hoffman leather collection

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-56
Overview Matt P. Hoffman (1954-1995) was a gay man who worked as the general manager for the Bike Stop, "Philadelphia's Leather Bar since 1982," and who was active in gay male leather subculture. The Matt Hoffman leather collection is comprised of objects dated from 1978 to 1993, including leather clothing and accessories, pins and buttons, and kink paraphernalia.

Nancy Levine women's music record albums

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-53
Overview Women's music—sometimes defined as music by women, for women, and about women—formed alongside the rise of second-wave feminism in the 1960s and 1970s. The Nancy Levine women's music record albums are comprised of 83 record albums featuring female soloists and ensembles from the 1960s through the 1980s.

Oscar Garcia-Vera papers

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-14
Abstract Oscar E. Garcia-Vera was a gay rights activist who enjoyed singing and theater work and was also very involved with the Hispanic community in Philadelphia. An appointee of the Mayor's Commission for Sexual Minorities, he played a major role in organizing the first national conference dealing with AIDS and mental-health issues, held in Philadelphia in 1992. The Oscar Garcia-Vera papers, 1971-1992, consist of conference pamphlets and materials, four photograph albums, and scattered additional...

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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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