Browse Collections (32 total)

Patrick T. Gertschen photograph collection

Photograph albums, scrapbooks, and loose photographs taken by Patrick T. Gertschen (aka Pat O’Brien), at various LGBT community events from the 1970s…

T-shirts and textiles: Ephemera Collection

Mindy A. Daniels collection

without fear 1991.pdf

This collection includes materials collected by prominent DC lawyer and activitist Mindy A. Daniels. It includes materials from her time in the…

Newsletters and Fliers of the LGBT Community

Includes newsletters collected from various sources related to the activities of many community organizations. Fliers, advertisements, brochures and…

Contributors: The Gay Community Center of Washington DC [1980s], The Gay and Lesbian Archive Project [1980s-1990], The Eaton-Kesinger Research Service [1990-2013], Rainbow History Project [2014-]

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

Robert Mitchell "Judge" Coggin Collection


Robert Coggin founded and led the Suburban Maryland Gay Alliance (SMGA) in 1981 to advocate for gay issues in Montgomery County, MD. In the end of…

Contributors: Robert Mitchell "Judge" Coggin, Suburban Maryland Gay Alliance, Suburban Maryland Lesbian/Gay Alliance, Maryland Lesbian/Gay Alliance

Gay Liberation Front DC


A radical leftist organization, the GLF-DC allowed gay men and women (though it was later abandoned by many lesbians and criticized for patriarchal…

Rainbow History Project Oral History Collection


Eye-witness accounts of what we’ve seen and experienced provide a valuable resource to researchers and future generations to understand our past and…

Contributors: Rainbow History Project, Various narrators per oral history

Gay Businesses and Venues Collection


An artificial collection of advertisements, photographs, business cards, matchbooks, and flyers from gay businesses, religious organizations, and…

Contributors: Meinke, Mark

Wayson Jones Papers, 1990-1994


Articles from BLK magazine relating to the African American gay experience in Washington, D.C. and flyers and a postcard advertising performances by…

Contributors: Jones, Wayson. Collector