Browse Collections (46 total)

ACT UP DC Documents

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Assorted ACT UP DC flyers, postcards, and other political ephemera. Most items are undated.

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Barbara Gittings Papers on the Mattachine Society and Other Homophile Organizations, 1962-2001 (Series VI)

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Includes copies of outgoing correspondence, news clippings, legal proceedings, ephemeral publications, flyers, press releases, and other documents…

Contributors: Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007, Tobin Lahusen, Katherine "Kay," 1930-2021

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Best of Washington Social Club Materials, 22

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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…

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Black & White Men Together (Series VII)

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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…

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Bob Summersgill Collection (Series XXI)

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Working files of Bob Summersgill, member of GLAA since 1993, as treasurer, vice president, 2000-2003 president, and treasurer. He was active in the…

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Bruce Pennington Papers (Series IV)

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Consists of personal correspondence and photographs; career resumes, diplomas, and school documents; topical files and documents including the Gay…

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Buttons, Pins, Patches, and Tokens: RHP Ephemera Collection (Series XXII)

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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: Rainbow History Project
Robert Coggin. Series VI.
Mindy Daniels. Series XVI.
Deacon Maccubbin and Jim Bennett. Series XXVII.
Karen Pearson Brown.
Bruce Pennington. Series IV.
Catherine Tuerk. 2013. Series XXX.
Tanner Wray and Karl Debus-Lopez. 2023
Jerry L. Wnuck, Estate. 2021.
Michelle Zavos. 2015.
Unknown Donors

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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

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ClubHouse Oral History Project

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A collection of oral histories on the people's experiences related to the ClubHouse. The ClubHouse was a DC after hours club that was open from…

Contributors: Delan Ellington
Ashley Bamfo
Glenn Reimer

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Community Newsletters Collection (Series X)

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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-]

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Community Pioneers Collections, 30

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This collection contains contemporary photographs of community pioneers.

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David Aiken Papers (Series II)

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The collection includes many drafts of articles he had written on the issues confronting the LGBT community of the time. They are rough drafts, with…

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

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Deacon Maccubbin and Jim Bennett Collection (Series XXVII)

RESOLUTION NO. __2-89_.pdf

"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
Bennett, Jim

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

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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

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Eva Freund Papers (Series XXIII)

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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

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Friends Radio Collection, 1973-1982, 3

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The Friends Radio tape collection at Rainbow History covers nine years (1973 to 1982) of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer activism and…

Contributors: Pennington, Bruce C., 1947-2003, Aiken, David L. (David Lewis), 1945-1986, Stonewall Nation Media Collective (Organization : Washington, D.C.)

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Gay Businesses and Venues Collection

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

Contributors: Meinke, Mark

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Gay Fairfax Cable Access Television Programs 24

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This collection contains records, broadcasts and other materials from cable access broadcasting in Fairfax, Virginia. Including the shows "Gay Fairfax…

Contributors: Horton, Bill
Claypoole, Michael
Pearson Brown, Karen
Ponton, Jean

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Gay Liberation Front, GLF-DC (Series XVII)

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Collection includes newsletters, flyers, magazines, and fact sheets related to the formation and activities of the DC Gay Liberation Front (DC GLF),…

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