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Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing (Ga.)


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS412
Scope and Contents This collection contains items collected by the Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing (ALGHT). Photographs include staff and events at bars and nightclubs such as the Tower Lounge and Sweet Gum Head; 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 Games (ACOG) headquarters; drag queens such...
Dates: approximately 1975-2001, undated

Frances A. Pici visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS418
Scope and Contents This collection contains color slides and videos of LGBTQ+ activist events, performances, and sports. Included are images of two Atlanta lesbian softball teams, the Lorlei Ladies and the Tower Hotshots, as well as materials related to the Red Dyke Theatre and Lucina's Music performance venues. Also included are two activist events related to the Equal Rights Amendment (labeled as a picnic) and a gay rights march, both in Atlanta, Georgia. The videos depict performances by members of the Red...
Dates: approximately 1975-1990

Liz Throop and B. Joy Wasson visual arts materials

Collection number: ahc.VIS417
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...
Dates: 1977-1993, undated

Maria Helena Dolan papers

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...
Dates: 1970-2007, undated

Maria Helena Dolan photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS423
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials collected by Maria Helena Dolan that document her personal life and Atlanta LGBTQ+ community activist meetings and events such as Black Pride, sponsored by In The Life Atlanta (ITLA). Of special note are images related to a Forsyth County protest in response to the Ku Klux Klan's attack on civil rights marchers a week earlier during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Also included is an image of Ray Kluka, Chris Hagen, and Gil Robison as recipients...
Dates: 1954-2003, undated

Pamela Parker photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS413
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

Southern Voice photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS415
Scope and Contents This collection contains images used for stories published by Southern Voice newspaper. Images include businesses, individuals, organizations, demonstrations and events, and photographs related to political issues concerning the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender communities. Of particular note are demonstrations associated with ACT UP and the Cobb Citizens Coalition, as well as images of the Atlanta Pride Festival and Parade and Atlanta Black Pride....
Dates: approximately 1968-2010, bulk dates approximately 1990-2010

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