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1974-06-22 GCN's 1st b'day - 1 - John Kyper.jpg
Who made this? The photographer is unknown.Where was it made or acquired? Boston Common, 1974 Pride parade & celebration Story Photo #1 shows GCN [Gay Community News] Office Manager Ron Arruda driving the birthday cake in the…

000_0312 - Anna Jane Clutterbuck-Cook.jpg
Who made this? Anna J. CookWhere was it made or acquired? Hawk Hill Community Land Trust (Drury, Missouri), 28 June 2005 Story My undergraduate capstone project for my Women's Studies degree was to help document a lesbian feminist group,…

Screenshot - 2 April 2020.PNG
Who made this? The LGBTQ community of USCWhere was it made or acquired? University of Southern California, One Archives, Daily Trojan, El Rodeo Story Exploring USC's LGBT and Lambda Alumni history from 1970-1992. ❤️💛❤️ Celebrating 50 Golden…

Neal 4 - Neal Kane.jpg
Who made this? Photo: David Herder Where was it made or acquired? Cambridge, MAStoryI met David Feinberg in the spring of 1991. Our relationship combined two of the leitmotifs of the time: the growth of the nation’s gay literary scene,…

Marauders Sweet Sixteen on stage - Scott Erickson.jpg
Where was it made or acquired? The Crown & Anchor Provincetown, Massachusetts Story In March of 2019 the Bay State Marauders celebrated their 16th Anniversary in Provincetown, Massachusetts. This was a 3 day event with 80 people in…

Marauder Kick off 2-28-04 (29) - Scott Erickson.jpg
Who made this? Tom Beauchamp-Arnold (member of the club) Where was it made or acquired? Boston Ramrod 1254 Boylston Street, Boston MA Story This picture is of the 1st Anniversary celebration held at the Boston Ramrod. This…

Mr Boston Leather 2003 to 2011 - Scott Erickson.jpg
Where was it made or acquired? Boston Ramrod, 1254 Boylston Street, Boston, MAStoryThe Mr. Boston Leather titleholders from 2003 to 2011. This picture was taken at the 2011 Mr Boston Leather Contest. From left to right: Rob Claffie 2003, Scott…

IMG_0503 - Mark Heumann.JPG
StoryAdvertising a gay dance at the Charles St Meeting House. Poster was made using a picture of me at the 1971 gay pride in Boston.

thumbnail_20200322_181147 - The History Project Documenting LGBTQ Boston.jpg
Where was it made or acquired? Home of Luis Aponte-Pares, Boston, MAStoryThis photo was snapped at The History Project's Volunteer Appreciation Brunch, held at board member Luis's condo in the South End. Left to right are: Volunteer Yves Agustin,…

517DDD69-2E8A-43A3-9DAA-6F6E51493518 - Andrew Elder.jpeg
Who made this? I don’t know. Perhaps a political action group in San Francisco, CA. Where was it made or acquired? San Francisco, CA StoryI was visiting San Francisco for the second time in the summer of 2000 with my friends Sarah and David, and was…

thp-018-series4-folder53-nancy-walker.pdf
A book/pamphlet prepared after Nancy Walker died in 1996 after a 21 year battle with breast cancer. The book includes selections from the writings of Nancy Walker, as well as several photographs (including two of Nancy).

Video footage (with very faint audio) from the 1988 Boston Pride march and parade.

SylviaSydney - at Bobby's, 1993.jpg
Photograph of Sylvia Sidney from the Bill Conrad Collection.

Sylvia041.jpg
Photograph from the Bill Conrad Collection of Sylvia Sidney.

Coll.121 - Greater Boston Business Council Collection.pdf
The Greater Boston Business Council is a non-profit organization which began in 1990 to foster and promote the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) business and professional community in the greater Boston area, thereby contributing to the…

Coll.31 - Dignity Collection Finding Aid.pdf
The LGBTQ Religious Archives Collection has been created over the years by The History Project and consist of various letters, flyers, newletters and program books from various queer religious groups. The materials have been collected by board…

Coll. 86 - Fran's Place Collection Finding Aid.pdf
One of the oldest bars in Massachusetts, Fran's place had a long and vibrant life in the city of Lynn. John Collin's opened the tavern in sometime in the 1920's (the exact date is not known). In 1940 the business was passed on to John's parents, Fran…

Coll. 54- Black and White Men Together [BWMT - MACT] .pdf
Men of All Colors Together/Boston (BWMT/Boston; MACT/Boston), founded under the name “Black and White Men Together/Boston” in 1980 is the Boston chapter of the National Association of Black and White Men Together (known as the “International…

Coll.127 - Gays for Patsy.pdf
Gays for Patsy (GFP) is a Boston-based, nonprofit, all-volunteer organization made up of Country/Western dance enthusiasts. They mission is to share the joy of country-western dancing while raising funds for groups serving those in need.
Founded in…

Coll.072 - Older Lesbian Energy (OLE) Collection.pdf
OLE (an acronym for Older Lesbian Energy) is a social organization for lesbian women over age 40. Founded in 1980 by Toni Schiff and Anita Fast, OLE grew out of Schiff's 1979 master's thesis for Goddard-Cambridge School of Social Change, "The…

Coll.43 - InNewsWeekly (Publication) Finding Aid.pdf
In Newsweekly, known as IN Newsweekly or in newsweekly during some of its publication, was a LGBT newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts. It began in 1991 as IN Boston and became IN Newsweekly in 1993 when it merged with other publications, and…

Gaylaxian Coll 94 FInding Aid .pdf
In February, 1986, Franklin Hummel and John Dumas formed a social group centered originally in Massachusetts but later including New Hampshire, for gay people and their friends who were interested in science fiction and fantasy. The group met…

Coll.123 Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project Finding Aid.pdf
The Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project (LGBTQ-DVP) was founded in 1994, by a victim of domestic violence when he was repeatedly denied services by mainstream domestic violence shelters in his attempt to leave his abusive partner. The organization…

Coll. 50 BAGLY Finding Aid.pdf
The Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth, (BAGLY) is a youth led, adult supported social support organization, committed to social justice, and creating, programs, policies and services in support of the LGBTQ youth…

Coll #073 Joyce Crowder Collection.pdf
Joyce Crowder (September 4, 1935 – April 4, 2010) was a nurse and ordained minister of the United Church of Christ. She worked to protect the rights of gay and lesbian nurses through her membership in the Gay Nurses’ Alliance and as secretary for the…

Coll.137 - Gay Nurses Alliance Finding Aid.docx
The Gay Nurses’ Alliance (GNA) of Boston was founded in 1978 and its history can be traced to the Pennsylvania Nurses’ Association (PNA) which was founded in 1973 in Philadelphia by David Waldron and Carolyn Innes. Waldron and Innes wanted to create…

Coll.146 - Black Gay and Lesbian Collection.docx
The collection was given to The History Project by an anonymous donor in April 2017, at an event at Fenway Health. The materials, which were left in two cloth bags, and three archival magazine boxes were not arranged in any discernible order. After…

Coll  #033 GLAD066.pdf
Attorney John Ward founded the non-profit legal rights organization, Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD) in 1978. It grew out of the Boston/Boise Committee, a group organized in December 1977 to defend the rights of gay men arrested in…

Autographed photograph of playwright Robert W. Russell, addressed to Gordon
This black and white glossy studio portrait has the inscription "To Gordon, A kind & sincere friend, Fondly, Bob. 'Take Me Along!'" Robert W. Russell was an American playwright who co-wrote the book (aka libretto) for the 1959 musical "Take Me Along"…

THP-0074-1-6-18 not uploaded.tif
photograph of Gordon bartending

THP-0074-1-6-13.tif
This black and white Kodak Velox Paper candid photograph features five young white men with their arms around each other, facing the camera and smiling, standing on a sidewalk. Some of them are in jackets and ties, others more casually dressed. The…

THP-0074-1-6-12.tif
This small, square, black and white Kodak Velox with scalloped edges appears to be of a living space (lamp, table, candles, vase, record player and vinyl records) with a painted portrait of a man posed in a chair, looking back over his shoulder at…

THP-0074-1-6-11.tif
This tiny color print is a studio portrait of a smiling very young-looking white man in a Navy uniform. On the back is a handwritten inscription "To Gordon, with great love, Allan, '1973.'" This photo was stored along with a handwritten note on scrap…

THP-0074-1-6-10.tif
Color Kodak print.

THP-0074-1-6-9.tif
This small, color "Kodacolor Print" of Charles Shively is dated June 1961 - so he is approximately 24 in this photo.
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