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Hillel at Dickinson College (Feb. 1988)
February 1988

The Hillel Council announces upcoming events in this flier, including the "famous" family Shabbat dinner, a Shabbat service, a presentation from Jewish storyteller Don Fudderman, and an opportunity to meet a visiting Israeli family at the Army War College. The dinner is open to all students and...

Black Arts Festival 1988
March 2-March 6, 1988

This brochure outlines the schedule for Dickinson College's Congress of African Students' 1988 Black Arts Festival. Events include a production by the Philadelphia Dance Company, a martial arts exhibit, the Peking Opera, and a lecture by Dr. Ralph Abernathy.

Black Arts Festival: Philadelphia Dance Company
March 6, 1988

The Philadelphia Dance Company presents Phiadanco as part of the 1988 Black Arts Festival. This program highlights the dancers and choreographers.

Hillel Council Calendar of Events
September 1989

The Hillel Council’s calendar of events for September and October 1989.

Hillel (Oct. 1989)
October 1989

The Hillel Council announces upcoming events in this flier, including Professor Michael Walzer's lecture, an "Overnight in Hillel House" social event, Herbie’s Deli, and aa social meet-up at Franklin and Marshall. 

Hillel at Dickinson College (Nov. 1989)
November 1989

The Hillel Council announces upcoming events in this flier, including the monthly Shabbat Dinner, a Latke Party, the council's general meeting, a cookie sale, and a bagel brunch.

Women's Center Newsletter (Mar. 1996)
March 1996

A newsletter with announcements about upcoming events at the Women's Center, which include:

  • A production of "What About Black Womyn?"  a dark comedy that presents the personal memoirs of three women who are...
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March 28, 2013

For the very first interview of the history project, Edmund Good and Thurman Grossnickle describe their coming out stories. Thurman is a retired Scientist Administrator and has spent many years in academia and in health professions, as well as in LGBT organizations. He considers himself Brethren...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Good, Ed and Grossnickle, Thurman - 042

Subject: Education, Health and Medicine, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Religion and Spirituality, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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July 1, 2013

Born in 1949 to a Lutheran minister and his wife, Marlene Kanuck married a man, had two children, and got a divorce after 11 years of marriage before realizing that she was a lesbian. In this interview, she discusses her coming out process and the effects that being a lesbian has had on her life...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Kanuck, Marlene - 054

Subject: Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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June 19, 2013

Nancy Datres was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania in 1948 and moved to Harrisburg to pursue computer science after becoming blacklisted by the Altoona Police Department when she was just 27 years old. Thereafter, Nancy moved through several careers, holding positions such as college professor,...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Datres, Nancy - 020

Subject: Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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March 22, 2014

Barry Loveland was born December 28th, 1956 in Schenectady, New York. After graduating from high school, Barry attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Architecture and Building Sciences. Following his undergraduate career, Barry got accepted...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Loveland, Barry - 070

Subject: Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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August 2, 2014/August 29, 2014

Abstract for Interview 1 Lawrence von Barann was born on June 26, 1928 in Queens, New York to an American mother from New York City and an immigrant father from Germany. Lawrence spent the majority of his upbringing living in the Queens borough but left to live outside the city in Long Island...

Location: LGBT Oral History - von Barann, Lawrence - 120

Subject: Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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August 27, 2014

Nancy Datres was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania in 1948 and first moved to Harrisburg to pursue computer science after becoming blacklisted by the Altoona Police Department when she was just 27 years old. Thereafter, Nancy moved through several careers, holding positions such as a community...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Datres, Nancy - 020b

Subject: Education, Legal Affairs, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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February 5, 2015

Brent Weaver was born in Corning, New York but primarily grew up the Lancaster, Pennsylvania area. Although his parents grew up in conservative Mennonite families, Brent and his brother were raised Presbyterian, and Brent recognized that he was attracted to boys as early as elementary school. He...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Weaver, Brent - 124

Subject: Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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March 20, 2015

Paul Foltz grew up in Steelton in a very Catholic household, a background to which he attributes his unawareness of his sexuality until later in his college years. It wasn’t until he went to England to complete his graduate-level theatre studies, though, that he encountered a strong and open...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Foltz, Paul - 036

Subject: Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Social Reform and Advocacy, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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March 29, 2015

Laury was born in New Port Beach, California on March 20, 1961. She is the middle child with two brothers from a Presbyterian home. Laurie and her current partner Jan are not married and do not live together. She currently resides in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and is the Director of the High...

Location: LGBT Oral History - McIntyre, Laury - 080

Subject: Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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March 29, 2015

Louie Marven moved to central Pennsylvania from his hometown of Wappingers Falls, New York to attend Messiah College in 2003 and has lived in the Harrisburg area ever since. The school’s conservative values and prohibition of “homosexual behavior” made Louie’s time there complicated, and it wasn...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Marven, Louie - 076

Subject: Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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April 9, 2015

Dr. Eric Selvey was born and raised in Harrisburg, PA. He attended optometry school in Philadelphia, but returned to the Harrisburg area after graduating. In his interview he discusses his relationship with his mother and grandmother — and coming out to them in his younger days. He goes on to...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Selvey, Eric - 104

Subject: Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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March 24, 2015

Joy Verner was born in 1963 and grew up in Franklin Pennsylvania near Erie, Pa. Joy was one of three children and a mother and a father. She relocated to central Pennsylvania during graduate school where she attended school near Shippensburg. She now resides in in Central Pennsylvania with her...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Verner, Joy - 119

Subject: Dickinson College Organizations, Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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October 27, 2016

Hannah-Smith Brubaker was born in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, and spent most of her childhood in Port Allegany, McKean County. She began to identify as a lesbian at the start of college, and she entered the political sphere for the first time when she participated in the Second National March on...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Smith-Brubaker, Hannah - 109

Subject: Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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March 12, 2017

Frederick (Rick) Schulze was born in Delaware in the 60s and spent his childhood and adolescence in the 70s in the Harrisburg area. He first talks about his complicated relationship with his family and his gay identity, mentioning his mother’s support and positivity, his dad’s indifference, and...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Schulze, Rick - 101

Subject: Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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March 19, 2017

Deb Fulham-Winston was born in 1952 in Boston, Massachusetts. She grew up in an Irish-Catholic family with eight siblings, and spent the first half of her schooling in Catholic school. Early on, she had a strong conviction for feminism and social justice which drew her away from the Catholic...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Fulham-Winston, Deb - 040

Subject: Education, Health and Medicine, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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June 9, 2017

Marty Tornblom was born in Utah and was raised in the greater Salt Lake City area, as a member of the Mormon Church. She decided to get a degree in education which lead her to teaching. Following her marriage, she converted to Presbyterianism and moved all over the country, including Utah,...

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October 4, 2017

Barry Loveland interviews Alex Reber, now 32, who relates fascinating stories of what it was like growing up as an only child of an Evangelical Christian family raised on a farm in Bethel, a rural town between Harrisburg and Allentown and becoming an important political LGBT activist in Central...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Alex Reber - 097

Subject: Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Politics and Government, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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