The ClubHouse Records, 1975-1990

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The ClubHouse Records, 1975-1990

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Images and other resources related to The ClubHouse, 1975-1990. Opened in 1975 by Aundrea and Paulette Scott, John Eddy, Chasten Morell, and Rainey Cheeks, The ClubHouse provided the central focus of African-American gay DC social life for 15 years.

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Sound clip from a recording of an entire evening of Tito Robinson's playlist at The ClubHouse

Sound clip from a recording of an entire evening of Tito Robinson's playlist at The ClubHouse

ClubHouse sound clip from a recording of an entire evening of Tito Robinson's playlist at The ClubHouse

1296 Upshur St. NW, Washington, D.C.
Exterior view of The Clubhouse, 1296 Upshur St. NW, Washington, D.C.

Ninth annual Mother's Day celebration and buffet dinner invitation
Invitation to the ninth annual Mother's Day celebration and buffet dinner held at the ClubHouse, Washington, D.C., 1984.

A Safari through hottest Africa : an invitation to the annual Children's Hour party
A Safari through hottest Africa : an invitation to the annual Children's Hour party held at the ClubHouse, Washington, D.C., 1988. Note the request for appropriate costumes and the warning that once the doors close a 4:30 am no one will be admitted.…

Children's hour party invitation
Inner leaf of invitation to the annual Children's Hour party invitation held at the ClubHouse, Washington, D.C., 1988. The invitation memorialized those who had passed away.

Children's Hour party invitation
Outer covers of the invitation to the annual Children's Hour party at the ClubHouse, Washington, D.C., 1988.

The Black Hole at the End of the Universe party ticket
Ticket to the annual Children's Hour party at the ClubHouse, Washington, D.C., 1983.
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