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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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GCN.ORG.00229.jpg
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…

THP-0074-1-6-3.tif
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…

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/27493259/stonewall 25 -- 093.jpg
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…

Ramrod Poster - Raul Cornier.jpeg
Who made this?Hawk, for The Ramrod bar in BostonWhere was it made or acquired?Created circa 1990s, Boston, Massachusetts. Acquired circa 2010sStoryI purchased this poster on eBay in the early 2010s, possibly earlier. I was (and still am) interested…

2005-06 Pride Radical Faeries - Peter Muise (1).jpeg
Who made this?Photos taken by Peter MuiseWhere was it made or acquired?Boston, Massachusetts, June 2005StoryThese are some photos of the local Radical Faerie contingent at Boston Pride in 2005. I took the photos. We were marching with large umbrellas…

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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.

THP-0074-1-4-12.tif
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…

THP-0074-1-3-6.tif
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).

THP-0074-1-4-11.tif
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…

THP-0074-1-3-11.tif
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.

THP-0074-1-3-10.tif
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.

GCN.ORG.00518.jpg
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…

THP-0074-1-3-13.tif
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…

THP-0074-1-3-12.tif
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.

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…

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Police officers and other department staff members and city officials outside the Boston Police Department headquarters in Back Bay during Boston's first Pride March on June 26, 1971.

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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…

THP-0074-1-3-2.tif
In this photograph, Charles Shivley's partner, Gordon Copeland is standing outside his florist shop, Cope's Hope Florist.

THP-019-quinn-dorfman.jpg
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…

THP-0074-1-6-5.tif
This is a sepia-tone photograph of Gordon Copeland in a bar, later in life. He is wearing a swater with his name monogrammed onto the right breast. This is the photograph that Charles selected for Gordon's memorial service.

THP-0074-1-6-4.tif
Color photograph of a dog.

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A beach scene in Provincetown, Mass., in which Phil Baione sits on the shoulders of another and is seen throwing his hands up into the air. In the background of the photograph is a packed beach of onlookers and beach-goers.

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This packet contains a letter from a law firm, a document confirming that Charles received one fifth of the household goods from his deceased mother's home, and a Quit Claim Deed in which Charles grants ownership of his portion of his deceased…

Taylor_Outlet zine photo - Jessica Taylor.jpg
Who made this? LGBTOUT zine committeeWhere was it made or acquired? Toronto, CanadaStory These zines from LGBTOUT (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgendered of the University of Toronto) are currently stored in my extremely full filing cabinet. I…

THP-0074-1-2-13.tif
This newspaper clipping is an obituary for Florence L. Shively, the mother of Charles Shively. She had died on Monday September 16, 1996, so this clipping is probably not long after that.
It was probably run in a local paper, as the article on the…

GCN.ORG.00488.jpg
The cast of a Triangle Theater production of "Boys in the Band" standing in two rows by height, staring at the camera without smiling. The Triangle Theater Company was founded in 1979 by David M. Hough. Named for the pink triangles used to mark gay…

THP-0074-1-4-16 prob 1960.tif
This scan is of a xerox of a newspaper clipping that describes "a blaze at on the top floor at 135 Commonwealth Ave" in which "Gordon W. Copeland," (Charles' partner) "34, an occupant... was taken to City Hospital after being overcome by smoke. He…

1974 - Pat Donoghue.jpeg
Who made this? Pat DonoghueWhere was it made or acquired? Boston, Massachusetts, June 1974StoryI took photographs at New England Gay Pride (March or Parade?) Boston in 1974

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,…

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/27493259/NGTF -- 095.jpg
Bruce Voeller, Dr. Harold Brown, Ron Gold, and Nath Rockhill founded the National Gay Task Force in New York City in October, 1973. It was the first professionally led organization to lobby politically for lesbian and gay rights on the national…

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/27493259/national gay rights march -- 099.jpg
The first such march on the nation’s capital, the National Gay Rights March was galvanized by the assassination of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, an organizer, months before. Between 75,000 and 125,000 participants in the march demanded…

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).

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…
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