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Color Kodak print.

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Black-and-white portrait photograph of a woman theatrically posing with a sword and a mask in her hands, wearing a strappy, feathered bikini top and sequined satin panties with cut-aways at the hips, and spiral earrings. She has autographed the…

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An older woman wearing pearls sips a drink and reads a paper on a pier or dock over the water in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

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

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Valentine's Day card from Allan Searcy to Gordon Copeland, not dated. "To Gordon, my sweetest Valentine :) "

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Following the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980, reaction against popular revolutions in Nicaragua and El Salvador was supported by the U.S. government. Gay anti-war activists joined in the protest of U.S. policy.

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This photograph shows two people and a dog standing outside a shop, which appears to be Cope's Hope Florist (Charles' partner's florist shop in Cambridge MA).

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Men of All Colors Together Boston is the Boston chapter of the National Association of Black and White Men Together. Men of All Colors Together Boston was founded in 1980, and is the oldest interracial gay group on the East Coast. As both a social…

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Abe Rybeck and two other actors from the Theater Offensive posing in costume.

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Three men in bathing suits pose on the beach in Provincetown, Mass. Two of the men hold cans of the beer and another is smoking a cigarette. More men can be seen in the background.

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The Batucada Belles, founded in 1982, are an all-women percussion troupe that has performed the Brazilian-inspired batucada samba in the Boston Pride march, the Walk for Hunger, the AIDS Walk, and other social justice rallies in the Greater Boston…

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This is a promotional photograph for the lesbian performance group Split Britches in their original play "Upwardly Mobile Home." From left to right are founding members of Split Britches Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw with later member Deborah Margolin…

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The Women's Video Collective (WVC) was formed by a small group of women from the Boston area in May 1983. Their purpose was to document the Seneca Women's Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice in upstate New York. From this experience, the…

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Ken and Brennan Kavanagh from their Royal Desert Safari.

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Photograph from the Bill Conrad Collection of Sylvia Sidney.

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The House Pearl Boys. From left to right: Brennan, Johnny, and Alejandro.

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Sympathy card from Lou Costa in Billerica to Gordon Copeland, November 2, 1990

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Photograph of Sylvia Sidney from the Bill Conrad Collection.

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Stephen Harrington, Abe Rybeck, and Scottie Madden of the Theater Offensive standing in a row with five puppets. Each man is speaking into a microphone.

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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…

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The AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power (ACT UP), an international HIV/AIDS advocacy group, was formed in New York City in 1987 at the urging of activist Larry Kramer. The organization advocated direct political action and staged a series of high-profile…

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A small Kodak photograph of what seems to be the Shively coat of arms.

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This undated document is a handwritten tally of someone's personal estate ($146,188.78) and real estate ($45,000). There is no name on the document. It was filed in a folder of Gordon Copeland's documents.

THP-JQMB-Z.pdf
This is the digitized twenty-sixth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "Z." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search…

THP-JQMB-XY.pdf
This is the digitized twenty-fifth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letters "X" and "Y." See the index at the end of the PDF file to…

THP-JQMB-W.pdf
This is the digitized twenty-fourth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "W." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search…

THP-JQMB-V.pdf
This is the digitized twenty-third volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "V." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search…

THP-JQMB-U.pdf
This is the digitized twenty-second volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "U." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search…

THP-JQMB-T.pdf
This is the digitized twenty-first volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "T." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search…

THP-JQMB-S.pdf
This is the digitized twentieth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "S." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

THP-JQMB-R.pdf
This is the digitized nineteenth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "R." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

THP-JQMB-Q.pdf
This is the digitized eighteenth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "Q," as well as some other names from the AIDS Memorial…

THP-JQMB-P.pdf
This is the digitized seventeenth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "P." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search…

THP-JQMB-O.pdf
This is the digitized sixteenth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "O." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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THP-JQMB-N.pdf
This is the digitized fifteenth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "N." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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THP-JQMB-Mc.pdf
This is the digitized fourteenth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the "Mc" (Quinn compiled these separately from the rest of the names…

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THP-JQMB-M.pdf
This is the digitized thirteenth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "M" (excluding names that start with "Mc," which he…

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THP-JQMB-L.pdf
This is the digitized twelfth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "L." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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THP-JQMB-K.pdf
This is the digitized eleventh volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "K." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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THP-JQMB-J.pdf
This is the digitized tenth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "J." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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THP-JQMB-I.pdf
This is the digitized ninth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "I." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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THP-JQMB-H.pdf
This is the digitized eighth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "H." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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THP-JQMB-G.pdf
This is the digitized seventh volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "G." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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THP-JQMB-F.pdf
This is the digitized sixth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "F." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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THP-JQMB-E.pdf
This is the digitized second volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "E." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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THP-JQMB-D.pdf
This is the digitized fourth volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "D." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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THP-JQMB-C.pdf
This is the digitized third volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "C." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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THP-JQMB-B.pdf
This is the digitized second volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "B." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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THP-JQMB-A.pdf
This is the digitized first volume, or binder, of Robert John Quinn's Memorial Books. This volume largely includes obituaries of individuals with a last name that starts with the letter "A." See the index at the end of the PDF file to search for…

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The mission of Fenway Health is to enhance the well being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community and all people in our neighborhoods and beyond through access to the highest quality health care, education, research and advocacy. In…

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This Kodak photo is a retouched, enlarged re-print of the original Polaroid of Gordon and his dog, featured in this archive. The back of the photo has a label that reads "Photo Retouched By Take Two Photocraft, 202 Mass. Avenue, Arlington, MA 02174."

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This packet contains a letter from the Cambridge Hospital Patient Accounts Department, addressed to Charles Shively's partner Gordon Copeland, stating that his Free Care status had been denied due to lack of income verification. The letter encloses…

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The Stonewall Rebellion was a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations protesting a police raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar, on June 28, 1969. The patrons of the bar – largely drag queens, hustlers, and homeless youth – reacted against…

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A young man stands facing the camera in an empty field with trees at the edge, in front of a sign that states "NO VEHICLES ALLOWED." The back of the photograph is labeled in handwriting "Pvt. Roy J. Shively, Co # 207-64-1st, Camp Blanding, Fl,…

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Jenifer Firestone, Paul Hardit, Helena Snow, and James Humphrey pose for a production of the "Ten Percent Revue" called "Walk on Washington." The four actors hold signs reading: "Celebrate Sodomy," "Take Apartheid Apart," Foster Equality," and "$$$…

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A color postcard of a summer street scene on Commercial Street in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

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This scan is actually of a xeroxed copy of a postcard saved in Charles' files. On the same sheet of xerox paper was also a studio portrait of Charles' partner, Gordon Copeland, at age 18 months, taken in 1932 in England (close to Gordon's father's…

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Allan writes to Gordon from Spain - he didn't like Morocco, but he loves Spain, and he toured a champagne distillery. Dated October 18, 1974.

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In this Valentine's Day card, Allan writes "Gordon, I hope we're still good friends. Let the past be the past, life isn't long enough. Only think of the future. Love, Allan." The greeting card's pre-printed message reads "Valentine, you are... the…

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In this photograph, two men stand side by side against the outside of a building, each holding a baby. The two men are possibly Charles Shively's father (Mearl Carleton Shively) and Charles' uncle (Roy J. Shively).

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This is a photocopy of a portrait photograph of Charles' partner, Gordon Copeland, at age 18 months (as noted on the back). He is standing beside a woman in a dress with lace on the shoulders. She may be Gordon's mother (Marie Thompson Copeland), or…

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In this portrait photograph, Charles seems to be in his early teens. His shirt has a pale collar, back, and chest, with dark shoulders. He has a slight smile. The photograph may have been in black and white with color added.

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In this portrait photo, Charles Shively as a child is wearing a white button-up shirt. The photograph may have been black and white with color added. It features his head and shoulders.

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The Wallflower Order was co-founded in 1975 by Krissy Keefer with the mission to provide an expanded artistic landscape as it related to women in the 20th century. Working with feminist production companies, political groups and women's sevice…

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This sepia-tone portrait photograph (headshot) is signed "Charles Allen Shively" with the date "[illegible] 1950." If this photograph is from 1950, Charles is 12 or 13 years old. He is wearing a white collar shirt. Blue ink from his signature has…

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In this sepia-tone portrait photograph, Charles Shively in his childhood or adolescence and is wearing a button-up collar shirt with an irregular geometric pattern.

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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…

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An interesting composition of men at the beach. One man in a bathing suit stands with legs wide, back facing the camera, looking down (possibly taking a photograph). Another man in a wrap and straw hat waves what may be a feather in the direction of…

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In this photograph, Charles Shivley's partner, Gordon Copeland is standing outside his florist shop, Cope's Hope Florist.

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Photograph by Elsa Dorfman of Robert John Quinn and the Memorial Books of obituaries and memorials to individuals, many of whom died of AIDS or AIDS-related illnesses. About this collection: Many of the obituaries and memorials in this collection of…
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