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Gay men -- Georgia -- Atlanta

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Allen Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: 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

Apollo Social Club, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS713f
Scope and Content This collection contains business documents, newsletters, correspondence, travel itineraries, and invitations relating to the Apollo Social Club. Included are the club's by-laws, letters to members, solicitation letters, financial statements, membership applications, canceled checks, and business cards. The collection contains several lists of members considered for board and committee memberships. The collection includes seventeen issues of The Scarlett...
Dates: 1972-1978, undated

Billy Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: 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
Identifier: 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

Carl Mills letters to James Darsey

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS793f
Scope and Content This collection consists of letters written by Carl Mills and sent to James Darsey. The letters track the trajectory of their relationship, beginning with their courtship and ending with their ambiguous reconciliation years later. Mills primarily wrote about his travels across California and his love for Darsey, but he also commented on how political hostility affected romantic relationships within gay and lesbian couples.
Dates: 1974-1977, undated

Charles D. Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: 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

Charles Stevens papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1147
Scope and Content This collection consists of documents pertaining to the Apollo Room, interior decoration, and LGBT activism. These documents include Apollo Room travel brochures; an issue of House and Garden; and records documenting Stevens’s donations to Jerusalem House, a non-profit that housed low-income individuals affected by HIV/AIDS. Of particular note is correspondence between Stevens and the Jerusalem House about building an HIV/AIDS clinic in Midtown.
Dates: 1963-2007, undated

Daniel Whitehead Hicky papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1146
Scope and Content This collection primarily consists of scrapbooks containing photos, letters, and poems written by Daniel Whitehead Hicky. Most of the letters in the scrapbooks are addressed to his friend Emily Alexander Coart (1922-1996). In his letters, Hicky wrote about his eating habits and his physical weight, the difficulties he faced in publishing his work, and the 1960 presidential election. He wrote often that he did not expect Southerners to be “so bigoted” that they wouldn't vote for John F. Kennedy...
Dates: 1929-1983, undated

Dave Hayward papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1104
Scope and Content This collection contains programs, flyers, and clippings collected by Dave Hayward from LGBTQ events in the Atlanta area including Atlanta Pride, museum exhibits, film screenings, musical and theatrical performances, and religious meetings.
Dates: 1991-2010, undated

Holton Mastin diaries

 Collection
Identifier: 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

Karl Allquist diary

 Collection
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1989-1991

Leander Newton Trammell interview recording and transcript

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS808f
Scope and Content This collection consists of an audio recording containing an interview between Trammell and his friend, Van Hall, as well as the interview transcript. In the interview, Trammell recounts his personal experiences as a gay man in Atlanta during the 1950s and 60s. Trammell talks substantially about his life as a closeted gay man and the measures that he and his partner, Bill Camp, took to conceal their sexual orientation. Trammell also discusses his aversion to gay activism, saying that he...
Dates: 2007

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

 Collection
Identifier: 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

Richard Kavanaugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS729f
Scope and Content This collection mostly contains personal and business correspondence relating to Kavanaugh's management of Cruise magazine.
Dates: 1973-2007, undated

Shelly Robbins papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1102
Scope and Content This collection contains LGBT publications and event programs collected by Shelly Robbins, as well as a scrapbook of photos and pins documenting her participation in the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.
Dates: 1987-1993

Thomas Trotter papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1163
Scope and Content This collection documents Thomas Trotter's education and career as an opera singer. Materials primarily include signed high school year books from Avondale High school, Avonues, and scrapbooks. Scrapbooks contain photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera that document Trotter's opera career. Of particular note are recordings of Trotter and his memorial service. Most of the cards and correspondence were sent by colleagues thanking and congratulating him in...
Dates: 1978-2017, undated

Vicki Vara papers

 Collection
Identifier: 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