Browse Collections (36 total)

ACT UP DC Documents

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

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

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…

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

Bob Summersgill Collection, 42

Bruce Pennington Papers, 1947-2003, 21

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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

Buttons, Pins, Patches, and Tokens: RHP Ephemera Collection

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This is a collection of loose items collected from several different donors. Primarily composed of buttons with political messages, it also includes…

Contributors: Deacon Maccubbin
Robert Coggin Collection
Rainbow History Project
Bruce Pennington Collection
Unknown Donors

Carl Rizzi , Mame Dennis, and The Academy of Washington Collection 6

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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

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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…

Community Pioneers Collections, 30

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This collection contains contemporary photographs of community pioneers.