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Alli Royce Soble photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS409
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.
Dates: 1993-2000

Atlanta Lesbian and Gay History Thing visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS412
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

Billy Jones visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS419
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

Martin Padgett visual arts materials

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Identifier: ahc.VIS416
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials used by Martin Padgett in research for his book A Night at the Sweet Gum Head: Drag, Drugs, Disco, and Atlanta’s Gay Revolution. Items include photos of staff and drag performers, primarily John Greenwell (1950- ) as Rachel Wells, at Sweet Gum Head, a prominent drag and gay bar at 2284 Cheshire Bridge Rd. NE, Atlanta, Georgia, from 1971 to 1981; a poster promoting the Phoenix Affair II, a charity show held...
Dates: 1972-1983

Richard Kavanaugh photographs

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Identifier: ahc.VIS420
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of Richard Kavanaugh's personal life and professional career. The personal images are primarily in the photo albums and depict parties at Kavanaugh's residence on East Morningside Drive in Atlanta, Georgia. Albums also highlight Kavanaugh with friends, including many of them in Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Georgia. Many the photo albums also contain images related to Kavanaugh's professional career as an editor for ...
Dates: approximately 1960-2007

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