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GLBT Historical Society

The GLBT Historical Society collects, preserves, exhibits and makes accessible to the public materials and knowledge to support and promote understanding of LGBTQ history, culture and arts in all their diversity. Founded in 1985, we are recognized internationally as a leader in the field of LGBTQ public history. The GLBT Historical Society is a registered 501(c)3 educational nonprofit organization.

Contact Information:  
GLBT Historical Society Archives & Research Center 
989 Market Street 
Lower Level San Francisco, CA 94103 
Telephone: (415) 777-5455
Email: reference@glbthistory.org

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by The Fruit Punch Collective
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Description : The White Night riots were a series of violent events sparked by an announcement of the lenient sentencing of Dan White for the assassinations of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and of Harvey Milk, a member of the city's Board of Supervisors who was among the first openly gay elected officials in the United States. Additional Description : Notes on original container: 5/23/79 White Monday - Coverage of the riots in protest of the manslaughter conviction of Dan White, murderer...
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Note : Right channel begins a few seconds before Left channel. Description :  Dan White, who in 1978 assassinated Harvey Milk and George Moscone, served five years of his seven-year sentence and was paroled on January 7, 1984. In a controversial verdict that led to the coining of the legal slang "Twinkie defense", White was convicted of manslaughter rather than murder in the deaths of Milk and Moscone. This segment features reactions from various individuals regarding the trial of...
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Note : Program fades in and out as on original tape. Ends abruptly. Description : Sister Boom Boom commenting on the release of Dan White from prison (assassin of Harvey Milk and San Francisco Mayor Moscone). Additional Description : Notes on original container: May 21, 1983 Fruit Punch #6 Rally...Boom Boom on White Mono left 3:05 
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Note : Ends abruptly, as on original tape. Description : Nancy Shaw, psychotherapist, talks in Berkeley about conversion therapy, or the controversial method of attempting to change a person's sexual orientation from homosexual or bisexual to heterosexual. Shaw was also an activist in the 1970s and was the first female professor at UC Santa Cruz where she was initially denied tenure by Chancellor Robert Sinsheimer, despite being highly recommended for promotion. She would be involved in a long...
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GLBT Historical Society
by KPFA (Radio station: Berkeley, Calif.); Wilson, Chana
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Note : Buzz in background, ends abruptly as on original tape. Description : Focuses on issues around the women's movement in San Francisco and how it relates to gay culture. Additional Description : Notes on original container: Check contents, Gay B4 Women's Movement KPFA-FM Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape