Atlanta Pride Festival (Atlanta, Ga.)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of LGBTQ+ events and nightclubs taken by Alli Royce Soble. Images depict the annual Atlanta Pride Festival and Parade, the Easter Drag Races sponsored by the Armory, and a drag show at My Sister's Room. Of special note are photographs of the 1993 March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation in Washington, D.C. All images were taken in Atlanta, Georgia, unless otherwise noted.
Scope and Contents This collection contains items collected and donated to the Atlanta History Center by the Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing (ALGHT). Photographs include staff and events at Tower Lounge, a lesbian bar in the Little Five Points neighborhood; ALGHT's table at the Atlanta Pride Festival, where "The Time of Our Lives," an exhibition about LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta between the 1940s and 1990s, was on display; Olympics Out of Cobb protests, including one at the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic...
Dates: approximately 1988-1995
Scope and Contents This collection includes photos of the LGBTQ+ community, events at LGBTQ+ bars and drag venues, drag queens, female impersonators, performers, male actresses, bar owners, and others. Also included are autographed photographs of actors, many of which are inscribed to Jones. Of special note are photographs of Billy Jones as Phyllis Killer and Shirley Temple Jones, the Phyllis Killer Oscar Awards, and Jones at the Atlanta Pride Parade. Locations are unknown unless otherwise noted; however, several...
Dates: approximately 1950-2002, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains Rhodes' color photographs of the 1982 Lesbian/Gay/Transperson Pride March from Piedmont Park to Atlanta City Hall. As the final event associated with the Atlanta Pride Festival, its purpose was to demand greater representation in the state legislature and influence on legislation affecting the LGBTQ+ community. The march was also in response to Mayor Andrew Young withholding his signature on the resolution to declare June 19-29 as Gay Pride Week. Participating...
Scope and Contents This collection features images collected by Gil Robison related to his personal and professional life, in particular his work with the Metropolitan Gazette. Photographs include those taken by Gerald Jones for the publication, primarily of Atlanta and Georgia political leaders, as well as the 1979 National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. In many of these images, Robison is seen interviewing featured individuals, who include...
Dates: approximately 1900-2001, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains slides and photographs related to LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta, Georgia, and Washington, D.C. Included are negatives of the Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing's (ALGHT) table at the 1993 Atlanta Pride Festival, where "The Time of Our Lives," an exhibition about LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta between the 1940s and 1990s, was on display; slides of the 1977 protest in Colony Square against Anita Bryant during the Miss National Teenager pageant after she was named as "America's...
Dates: 1977-1993, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of Atlanta lesbian-feminist community members, organizations, and events. Photographs include Atlanta Lesbian Feminist Alliance (ALFA) members and events, many of which were taken in the ALFA House on McLendon Avenue; the 1981 Michigan Womyn’s Music Fest, held in Hesperia, Michigan; the 1980 Atlanta Pride Festival; WomanSong Theatre, a troupe, performing in Piedmont Park; the ALFA Omegas lesbian softball team, as well as the Tower Hot Shots, the Lorelei...
Dates: 1961-1981, undated