Browse Collections (32 total)

ACT UP DC Documents


An artificial collection comprised of various ACT UP DC flyers, postcards, and other political ephemera.

Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen Papers : Digital Collection, 1962-1972

At the first GLBT ALMS (Archive, Library, Museum, Special Collection) conference in May 2006 at the University of Minnesota, she mesmerized the…

Contributors: Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007, Tobin, Kay

Black & White Men Together, 1981-2003

In the early 1980’s, a group of men formed Black and White Men Together of Washington, DC (commonly referred to with the acronyms “BWMT” and…

Contributors: BWMT-DC

Bruce Pennington Papers, 1947-2003


Bruce C Pennington was born in Rugby, ND on September 17, 1947 and died in Washington, DC on August 26, 2003. He arrived in Washington, DC in the…

Contributors: Pennington, Bruce C., 1947-2003

Carl Rizzi Papers on the Academy of Washington : Digital Collection


The year 1961 saw the creation of two of Washington's first organized LGBT groups, the Mattachine Society of Washington and the Oscars. The Academy…

Contributors: Rizzi, Carl

Cinema Follies Collection


37 L St. SE - The Cinema Follies opened in 1975 in a former auto repair building as a cinema showing X-rated gay films. The club was managed by Bill…

David Aiken Papers and Photographs : Digital Collection, 1971-1986


The David Aiken Papers were acquired by the Rainbow History Project and then transferred to the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.. The collection…

Contributors: Aiken, David L. (David Lewis), 1945-1986

DC Lesbian Avengers


Deacon Maccubin Papers : Digital Collection


"I feel really satisfied, really happy that I've been able to spend 30 years of my life doing something that has made a difference to so many people…

Contributors: Maccubin, Deacon

ENLACE : Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area Latino Lesbian and Gay Coalition Records : Digital Collection, 1991-1993


The 1987 March on Washington brought Latino lesbians and gays together from around the country and inspired new local, regional, and national…

Contributors: Gomez, Letitia. Owner