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Bill Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS735f
Scope and Content This collection contains materials relating to the life and work of Atlanta gay rights activist, Bill Smith. Materials include correspondence with his friend, Diane Hughes, one flier for an event sponsored by the Atlanta Lesbian Feminist Alliance, and fliers and a newsletter from local activists memorializing Smith's death in 1980. Of particular note is a letter written by the executive director of the Atlanta Community Relations Commission addressing Smith's work in the community and his...
Dates: 1970-1980

Gil Robison papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1152
Scope and Content This collection documents Gilmore "Gil" Robison's career fighting for LGBT rights as a political activist and elected official. Materials show his efforts to legalize gay marriage, to create the Atlanta Gay Center, to battle a law that targeting gay men by banning prostitution, and to stop police harassment of the LGBT community. Materials include official records of the Georgia Democratic Party, which contain voter registration documents and lists of representatives, as well as flyers,...
Dates: 1959-1997, undated