Gay Businesses and Venues Collection

Title

Gay Businesses and Venues Collection

Description

An artificial collection of advertisements, photographs, business cards, matchbooks, and flyers from gay businesses, religious organizations, and other spaces that created a safe haven for gay men, Lesbians, transgender people, and the drag community in Washington, D.C. from the 1950's to the 1980's.

Contributor

Meinke, Mark

Items in the Gay Businesses and Venues Collection Collection

Community Center, 1724 20th St., NW.
This is the building which the Rainbow History Project website describes as Washington's first gay community center. The building is located at 1724 20th St., NW, in Washington, DC, not far from Dupont Circle. These photographs were taken by me in…

Community Center, 1724 20th St., NW.
This is the building which the Rainbow History Project website describes as Washington's first gay community center. The building is located at 1724 20th St., NW, in Washington, DC, not far from Dupont Circle. These photographs were taken by me in…