Browse Collections (37 total)

Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen Collection, 1962-1972, 13

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

ENLACE : Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area Latino Lesbian and Gay Coalition Records, 1991-1993, 14


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

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…

Lost and Found Club Photograph Collection


Building on the success of the Plus One and the Pier as Washington, DC's first gay-oriented dance palaces, Donn Culver and Bill Bickford opened the…

The Pier Photograph Collection


Pier 9, at 1824 Half St. SW to the west of South Capitol St. at Buzzard’s Point, was DC’s second gay ‘super’ dance club (following the Plus A One, on…

Gay Activists Alliance Records


Gertrude Stein Democratic Club Records

Eva Freund Papers, 1961-1974

Eva Freund arrived in Washington, DC in 1961, briefly hung out at the lesbian club Rendezvous (1 block over from the Gayety), and became an early…

Contributors: Freund, Eva

Bruce Pennington Papers, 1947-2003, 21


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

Best of Washington Social Club Materials, 22

In 1974, Bob Lomax and a small group of friends turned a local house party into a city-wide organization presenting events for the African-American…