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Gay bars -- Georgia -- Atlanta

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Billy Jones papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1106
Scope and Content This collection contains magazine and news clippings collected by Mr. Jones that relate to Atlanta's gay clubs, performers, and members of the LGBTQ community. Some clippings more directly reflect Jones's participation in the community, including his judging of drag pageants. The collection also contains correspondence, personal documents, and travel brochures created and collected by Jones.
Dates: 1928-2003, undated; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1995

Black and White Men Together records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS903
Scope and Content The collection consists of: a full set of monthly BWMT/Atlanta newsletters; newsletters of the National Association of Black and White Men Together and of affiliated chapters from around the country; papers regarding steering committee business and special projects undertaken by BWMT/Atlanta; convention materials, reports and correspondence generated by the National Association and its regional conferences; miscellaneous flyers, brochures, and publications from outside organizations involved in...
Dates: 1982-1996

Holton Mastin diaries

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1143
Scope and Content This collection contains personal and professional correspondence, legal documents, and political writings, including text of speeches and letters to the editor of local newspapers that reflect Henry Alexander's activism in the Republican Party during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Legal and professional documents include Alexander’s affiliation with the American Bar Association, correspondence to the General Assembly and with the Fifth District of the Georgia Federation of Women’s Clubs. The...
Dates: 1960-2008, undated

Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender Serial Collection

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS991
Scope and Contents of the Records The collection contains lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) serial publications. The majority of the serials are local or regional publications and a few national publications with topics of interest pertaining to the Atlanta or Southeast LGBT community. Topics generally addressed political, social, and advocacy interests. Issues of The Advocate, Cruise, David Atlanta, ETC, and Southern Voice comprise the bulk of the collection. Cruise and David Atlanta primarily advertise arts and...
Dates: 1970-2004

Southern Voice records

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS1016
Scope and Content This collection contains editorial planning records and subject files for stories published by Southern Voice. These files include editorial planning meeting notes, story assignments, camera-ready art, and subject files on national and regional issues of crime, health, lifestyle, and politics concerning the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender community. The camera-ready art consists of photographs and graphics used in conjunction with published articles,...
Dates: 1982-2007 undated

The Jewel Box Revue

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS796f
Scope and Content This collection contains a booklet advertising The Jewel Box Revue. The booklet primarily contains photographs of the performers both in and out of drag; in one section the author encourages the reader to match fully-costumed performers to photos of their more conventionally-attired selves. Of particular note is mention that there was only one woman performer in the Revue, Storme DeLarverie.
Dates: approximately 1960

Vicki Vara papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS730f
Scope and Content This collection contains documents, correspondence, and advertisements relating to Vicki Vara's management of Backstreet Atlanta. There are also full length LGBTQ publications, most of which contain ads for Backstreet.
Dates: 1977-2005, undated

Wesley Chenault papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS809f
Scope and Content This collection contains documents pertaining to LGBT issues in Atlanta. Materials include pamphlets from the 2007 Southern Comfort Transgender Conference, advertisements for Atlanta drag performances, a 1981 menu for Prince George Inn (a historically gay restaurant), and an invitation to a 1999 wedding between two women, Melinda McBride and Kristal Manning. Notably, many of the Southern Comfort Conference pamphlets advertise products and treatments, like cosmetic surgery and professional...
Dates: 1965-2007, undated