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Who made this? The History ProjectWhere was it made or acquired? Boston, MAStoryAs the THP Pride marching group leader, I designed this t-shirt to highlight the lavender rhino (an early symbol of Pride with strong roots in Boston). I’ve been asked…

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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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The saxophone section and xylophone player of the Freedom Trail Band marching in front of Trinity Church during Pride 1985.

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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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Five women at the Sunday Lesbian Liberation Conference form a panel in front a banner which reads: "Restore Medicaid Funds for Abortion".

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The Mood Swings was an improvisational theater groups dealing with the issues of lesbians recovering from alcoholism. Alice, Blitzen, Karen, Cheryl Qamar, and Liz sitting on the steps of a house, posing for the photograph.

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Volume 2, issue 1 of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971.

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Volume 2, issue 3 of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971. This issue is labeled volume 2, issue 3. There…

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Volume 1, issue 9 of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971.

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Volume 1, issue 10 of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971.

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Volume 1, issue 11 of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971.

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Volume 1, issue 6 of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971.

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Volume 1, issue 4 of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971.

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Volume 1, issue 7 of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971.

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Volume 1, issue 2 of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971. The cover of the newsletter mistakenly notes…

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Volume 1, issue 3 of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971.

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Volume 1, issue 12 of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971.

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Volume 1, issue 8 of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971.

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Volume 1, issue 5 of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971.

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The inaugural issue (volume 1, issue 1) of the newsletter of the Boston chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. The first 14 issues of the newsletter were called "The Maiden Voyage." The publication was renamed "Focus" in 1971.

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The Honorable Mary Morgan, the first openly lesbian judge in U.S. history, at Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund's 7th annual awards dinner October 18 at the Sheraton Center, New York City. Judge Morgan was honored for her dedication and…

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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,…

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Coach Justice Roe of Fitness 4 All Bodies organized and led this discussion about the hidden history of Trans Day of Remembrance on November 20, 2021 to call attention to the erasure of activists of color who inspired and organized the initial March…

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A man holds the Lesbian and Gay Freedom Trail Band in Boston banner with the band standing behind him and a crowd looking on.

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The Lesbian and Gay Bands of America in Concert, Hollywood Bowl, 1984. This was LGBA's first combined band performance. Rita Moreno guest performed.

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The Freedom Trail Band playing and marching down a city street with a group of people dancing in the street behind them.

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The ruined entrance and stairway leading up to the Gay Community News office after a fire.

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

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The nametag-wearing audience at a Gay Business Association event in a bar with a white elephant on the wall.

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Pope John Paul II passing through the streets of Philadelphia, waving out of the sunroof of a car, with motorcycle police on either side of the car. A large group of men stand covering the Dignity banner greeting the pope.

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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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Susie Chancey, artistic director, The Cambridge Lesbian Theater, to perform at festival. Co-producer, Festival. Still is from "Sing Me a Struggle Song"- new show to be performed at festival, "First Lover" (listed in National Directory of Gay Plays)

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Boston Police Department Superintendent John F. Doyle, in an impressive stripes and plaid suit and tie combination, stands in a hallway with uniformed Deputy Superintendent Joseph V. Saia.

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A woman speaks at a podium next to a row of panelists, including Libby Smith and June Chan, at the Sunday Morning Lesbian Liberation Panel, with audience members looking on.

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A woman speaks at a podium next to a row of panelists at the Sunday Morning Lesbian Liberation Panel.

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A poster for a Student Homophile League Gay Liberation Dance at Harvard University. sunday 26 april, THE GAY LIBERATION DANCE & catfishblack!

"A dance for humanity: gay, start- we are all One. Come together. Go to Harvard Free U. in Lawrence Hall,…

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Poster created for a Student Homophile League Dance at the Oddfellows Hall in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Circa 1970.

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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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"Sophie Pann with Jamaica Plain resident Nancy Hughes stars of Michelle Gabow's newest play Knock, Knock, an amazing journey through dreams, laughter, loss, grieving & magic."

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Eight men from the small magazine caucus at the Gay Press conference pose standing as a group.

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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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Simon Watney, author of Policing Desire: Pornography, AIDS, and the Media, sitting at a table.

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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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Sherrie Cohen, executive director, The Fund for Human Dignity, candidly speaking.

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Section of Boston Gay Men's Chorus posing on steps, looking like they have broken into song.

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A portion of the Boston Gay Men's Chorus in concert dress, singing in front of a piano.
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