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Geography: San Francisco [CA]

  • Benton, Nicholas
    This 11 page, mimeographed pamphlet is a collection of five articles on theology, the church, and homosexual liberation. This pamphlet is of particular interest as each article has an introduction which sets its context and offers information about...
  • Bird, Frederick
    This interview concerned Bird's involvement with the homophile movement centered in Glide Memorial United Methodist Church in San Francisco in the mid-1960s. The interviewer was Paul...
  • Blackstone, Elliot
    This interview covers many topics, including law enforcement, public relations, and transsexuality. In particular, it discussed the events at the New Year's Ball at California Hall in 1964. This ball led to the formation of the homophile movement...
  • Chadwick, Joanne
    This tape discusses Chadwick's activism in the mid-1960s as it coordinated with Glide Memorial United Methodist Church. It also includes her memories of the New Year's Ball incident. The interviewer was Paul...
  • Council on Religion and the Homosexual
    The collection consists of miscellaneous materials relating to the Council on Religion and the Homosexual, including copies of the articles of incorporation, general information brochures on the Council, papers (largely flyers, meeting...
  • Council on Religion and the Homosexual Subject File
    The Council on Religion and the Homosexual Collection consists of one folder of printed materials from the Council on Religion and the Homosexual. Larger collections of materials concerning the CRH can be found in the Phyllis Lyons and Del Martin...
  • Dignity/San Francisco
    The Dignity/San Francisco Records consist of 7 cartons. The collection includes administrative records, liturgical and social materials, items supporting social justice rallies, and sister-chapter circulars. It includes the Dignity/Bay Area...
  • Durham, Lewis
    This interview discusses religion, the homophile movement, GlideMemorial Church in the mid 1960s, and the formation of the Council on Religion and the Homosexual (CRH). The interview was conducted by Paul...
  • Eilers, Jim
    This interview discusses many topics including: gay liberation, Catholicism, religion, the civil rights movement, AIDS, Gay Sunshine, the relationships between gay men and lesbians, and the Catholic organization...
  • Evans, Arthur
    This oral history interview includes Evans' memories of the Stonewall Riots, the March on Washington, his childhood experiences with religion, gender roles, the counterculture movement, zaps, AIDS, writing, witchcraft, and education. It discusses...
  • Fertig, Jack (Sister Boom Boom)
    This interview concerns the gay liberation movement from its origins in the homophile movement. It discusses topics of civil rights, his experiences in Chicago, religion, the homophile movement, and Fertig's association with the Sisters of...
  • Ginsburg, Steve
    The Steve Ginsburg Papers include information about Ginsburg's activities as a founder of Chutzpah (ACTVAH), the first gay Jewish group on the West...
  • Goercke, Paul
    This interview includes discussion of the homophile movement in San Francisco in the mid-1960s. It also describes the bar culture of the 1950s and 1960s in the North Beach district. The interview was conducted by Paul Gabriel and Phil...
  • Hay, Harry
    The Harry Hay Papers are currently being processed at the Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center at the San Francisco Public Library. They should be available for researchers to use late in 2004. This listing will be updated when the collection is available...
  • Heureux, Romeo
    This interview includes Heureux's involvement with Dignity. It was conducted by Roland...
  • Hurwith, Arthur
    The Arthur Hurwith Papers describe various gay and lesbian subjects as well as Hurwith's activities with the Unitarian Universalist Gay and Lesbian...
  • Interviews for "Gay and Gray"
    This collection consists of tapes and transcribed interviews conducted by Fr. Donal Godfrey for his thesis "Gay and Gray, the History and Significance of the Inclusion of the Gay Community at Most Holy Redeemer Parish, San Francisco." The...
  • Jones, Bill
    This interview concerns the homophile movement, and the bar culture of the 1950s and 1960s in San...
  • Lucas, Donald
    The Donald Lucas Papers, sub-series D, contains the most extensive collection of organizational records of the Council on Religion and the Homosexual...
  • Lutherans Concerned-San Francisco
    The Lutherans Concerned-San Francisco Records date from 1974 to 1996 and consist of 4 cartons and 1...
  • Lyon, Phyllis, and Del Martin
    This collection documents the joint and individual work lives of life-partners Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, from the Homophile movement of the 1950s to the end of the twentieth century. The collection is strongest in materials connected to Lyon and...
  • Moore, John V. Collection
    This collection contains personal and education records beginning in 1930, sermons form 1947 to 2006, correspondence from 1940 to 2000, pastoral records, personal and planning calendars from 1950 to 2000, and records of church agency work. Subjects...
  • Moore, John V. Papers
    John V. Moore preached a gospel that reached out to everyone within the communities he served. Moore’s papers reflect his honest, thoughtful viewpoints. These documents contain perhaps the earliest public rethinking on the issue of homosexuality in...
  • Radical Faeries [part of the Robin White Papers]
    The Robin White Papers date from 1989 to 1992 and measure 4 linear inches. The collection includes minutes and planning notes for Radical Faerie gatherings, pamphlets, directories, and other materials relating to the Nomenus land...
  • Shands, Bond
    The Bond Shands Papers include memorabilia on gay life in San Francisco in the early 1970s. The collection includes items from the United Fellowship of Metropolitan Community...
  • Weddington, Diane Papers
    Collection includes Weddington's published articles, research clippings, reporter notes, and other publications and materials from her journalism career. Topics represented include the gay and lesbian community in San Francisco, the ordination of...
  • Young, Richmond
    The Richmond Young Papers consist of materials related to the Council on Religion and the Homosexual and Dignity-San...