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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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GLBT Historical Society
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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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Description : Harvey Milk was part of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office; he was assassinated in San Francisco City Hall in 1978 along with then Mayor Moscone by former Supervisor Dan White. Additional Description : Notes on original container: Actuality Fruit Punch Show 11/29/78 Milk Memorial Milk teaser and 75 gay free speech; Holly Near and Mem; Nom 6 Holly Near removed 5/17/83 by Ford Digitized by the California...
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Note : Gap from 00:19:00-00:19:43 as on original tape. Description : The National Organization of Lesbians and Gays (NOLAG) was formed in 1981 with a mission to educate and inform the public on gay and lesbians rights, and "to promote the common good and welfare of the Lesbian and Gay community." This recording focuses on NOLAG's 1981 conference in Los Angeles. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description : Castro Street is at the center of San Francisco's Castro neighborhood, thought to be the mecca of gay culture since the mid to late 20th century. It has seen a number of riots and protests over the years, relating primarily to the pursuit to gay civil rights. Additional Description : Notes on original container: Fruit Punch 5-12-79 Part 1 Mini Riot on Castro Street. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description : UC Protest, J.J. Noire, Before Stonewell Film, Valejo [sic] Interviews. Content of University of California protest of interest; could it be related to anti-apartheid protests held on university campuses during the same year? Details around other audio subjects unknown. Additional Description : Notes on original container: Angels of the Lyre (Poetry) Fruit Punch 1/14/76 (Inc. Continuity) Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description : The first Gay Olympics (later changed to Gay Games) was held in San Francisco in 1982; unknown how this reel relates, as it pre-dates the first Gay Olympics by 4 years. Additional Description : Notes on original container: Tape 1 - Gay Boxing Fruit Punch; Living Atlanta: Railroad 1, 1 Reel of 1 The Enginemen, Gay Olympics Reel 1 Boxing Segment; Date Recorded 1978; Producer: G. Mitchell, H. Joyo, B. Joye/WRFG; Speed: 7 1/2; Length: 30:32; Outcue: NFCB Tag Mono Full Track Tails Out...
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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 : Right channel drops out at approximately 00:25:20 until 00:26:45 as in original source. Description : Gay Asian Americans are an ethnic/sexual minority in California and lack much historical representation. Additional Description : Notes on original container: Five Gay Asian American Men - Final Version Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description : NAMBLA pt.1 Mission Vallejo, AIDS, Bronski Beat, Leopard Set. Additional Description : Notes on original container: Gay talk show July 16 Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description :  Part one of the Fruit Punch recording includes coverage of Harry Britt's swearing in as San Francisco Supervisor, appointed to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in January 1979 by Mayor Dianne Feinstein, succeeding Harvey Milk after his assassination by Dan White. Also included is coverage of the Body Politic Collective obscenity trial in Toronto, Canada, and San Francisco's Bakery Cafe labor dispute. Part 2 is a call-in show on gay and lesbian relationships. Additional...
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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...
Topic: californiarevealed
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