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Philadelphia (Pa.)

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

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.

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.

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.

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...

Pride of Philadelphia Election Committee, Pride of '99 records

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Identifier: Ms-Coll-24
Abstract The Pride of Philadelphia Election Committee (POPEC) is a political group founded in 1987 to identify and support LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) friendly candidates for public office. POPEC's "Pride of '99" coalition endorsed Republican candidate Sam Katz for Mayor of Philadelphia in 1999. This collection contains the administrative files of the Pride of Philadelphia Election Committee's "Pride of '99" coalition.

Riders Against Gender Exclusion (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...