Gay community -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: ahc.MSS1105
Scope and Content This collection contains notes, correspondence, and business documentation related to Allen Jones' work in the Atlanta Executive Network, Helping Hands, Log Cabin Republicans, and Young Republicans groups. Materials also include select personal records such as a family newsletter and images of awards Jones received.
Dates: 1964-2007, undated; Majority of material found within 1995 - 2007
Collection number: ahc.MSS1112
Scope and Content This collection contains financial, outreach, and organizational papers that document the founding and early years of the Atlanta Freedom Marching Band. Records include meeting minutes, incorporation records, bylaws, correspondence, bank information, expense reports, tax records, membership announcements, newsletters, and advertisements.
Dates: 1993-1998, undated
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
Collection number: ahc.MSS807f
Scope and Content The collection consists of materials from Atlanta LGBT organizations, including the Armory, Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus, Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Arts Festival, and Hotlanta River Expo. Materials include calendars, theatre programs, pamphlets, a restaurant menu, and two handwritten poems. The collection also includes programs for LGBT theatre productions including Angels in America and Straight from the Heart. Materials also include...
Dates: 1983-1998, undated
Collection number: ahc.MSS795f
Scope and Content This collection consists of one copy of "The Kelly Boys," a short story written by Donald Windham in the form of a letter with date line "Atlanta May 1939." The story itself follows the narrator's internal observation of the eponymous Kelly boys, three brothers of "unimaginably beautiful" appearance. The story contains themes of voyeurism and homoerotic desire. Its setting is Atlanta, and it mentions local landmarks, like Peachtree Street. "The Kelly Boys" was not widely circulated; this copy...
Collection number: ahc.MSS1116
Scope and Content This collection contains financial, membership, and organizational papers that document the operations of Fourth Tuesday, Inc. Records include board meeting minutes and notes, event plans, bank statements, budgets, receipts, checkbooks, membership lists, newsletters, incorporation records, bylaws, and brochures.
Dates: 1988-2000, undated
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
Collection number: ahc.MSS842f
Scope and Content This collection contains a diary kept by Karl Allquist during the final years of his life in which he recorded his dreams, emotions, and his struggle with HIV. He wrote about the decision to tell his family and friends of the diagnosis, growing tensions between him and his partner, plans to go to Key West, and doctors' visits. He also documents the presence of HIV/AIDS in the media, treatments he received, and developing Kaposi’s Sarcoma.
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...
Collection number: ahc.MSS1196
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials collected by Maria Helena Dolan that document her work in LGBTQ+ and feminist organizations, her personal life, events she attended, her work at MARTA, as well her various other interests, including gardening, arts, and travel. Specific causes documented include AIDS awareness and safe sex, domestic violence, civil rights, and LGBTQ+ rights. Organizations represented include Atlanta History Center, Charis Books & More, Pride, ACLU, and Atlanta Lesbian and...
Dates: 1970-2007, undated
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
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