LGBT History Project

About LGBT History Project Resources

The LGBT Center of Central PA and the Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections have partnered to document the stories and history of LGBT life and activism in Central PA.

This site contains fully accessible digital versions of many documents, images, artifacts, and oral histories that have been donated to the LGBT History Project.

This is a very quickly growing collection, and not all items are available on this site. Contact Malinda Triller-Doran at archives@dickinson.edu for information about how to access materials in this collection.

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Arlene and Jacquie Bogle Ackerman

Date: August 17, 2014

Arlene Ackerman was born in San Francisco, California, then adopted and raised in Lodi, California. Jacquie Bogle Ackerman was born and raised in northern Minnesota. Arlene became licensed as clergy with the Metropolitan...

Collection: LGBT Oral History

Topics: Adoption

Organizations: Metropolitan Community Church (MCC)

View Item: PDF icon Transcription of LGBT Oral History 002: Arlene and Jacquie Bogle Ackerman

PA Rural Gay Caucus Minutes - February 1978

Date: February 1978

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics:

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Minutes - February 1978

PA Rural Gay Caucus Minutes - June 4, 1977

Date: June 4, 1977

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics: PA Senate Bill 531

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Minutes - June 4, 1977

PA Rural Gay Caucus Meeting Minutes - October 1976

Date: October 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics:

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus, Lehigh Valley Homophile Organization (Le-Hi-Ho), Gay Coordinating Society of Reading (GCS Reading)

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Meeting Minutes - October 1976

PA Rural Gay Caucus Legislative Committee Minutes - May 22, 1976

Date: May 22, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics: Hill's Bill

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Legislative Committee Minutes - May 22, 1976

PA Rural Gay Caucus Legislative Committee Minutes - May 8, 1976

Date: May 8, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics: PA Senate Bill 743, PA House Bill 2220, Hill's Bill

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus, Homophiles of Penn State (HOPS)

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Legislative Committee Minutes - May 8, 1976

PA Rural Gay Caucus Legislative Committee Minutes - April 24, 1976

Date: April 24, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics:

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Legislative Committee Minutes - April 24, 1976

PA Rural Gay Caucus Memo - February 18, 1977

Date: February 18, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics: PA Senate Bill 83

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Memo - February 18, 1977

PA Rural Gay Caucus Memo - June 20, 1976

Date: June 20, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics: Sodomy Laws

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Memo - June 20, 1976

PA Rural Gay Caucus Memo - June 8, 1976

Date: June 8, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics:

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus, PA Governor's Council for Sexual Minorities

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Memo - June 8, 1976

PA Rural Gay Caucus - May 19, 1976

Date: May 19, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics: Sodomy Laws

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus - May 19, 1976

PA Rural Gay Caucus Memo - April 17, 1976

Date: April 17, 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” The report was used as a...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics:

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Memo - April 17, 1976

Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - October 1996

Date: October 1996

Created by Lorraine Kujawa, Cindy Mitzel, Mary Nancarrow, and several others in 1983, the Lavender Letter Newsletter was a calendar of events for, by, and about lesbian women to create community in the Central Pennsylvania area...

Collection: LGBT-009 - Lavender Letter

Topics:

Organizations:

View Item: PDF icon Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - October 1996

Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - August 1996

Date: August 1996

Created by Lorraine Kujawa, Cindy Mitzel, Mary Nancarrow, and several others in 1983, the Lavender Letter Newsletter was a calendar of events for, by, and about lesbian women to create community in the Central Pennsylvania area...

Collection: LGBT-009 - Lavender Letter

Topics:

Organizations: Central PA Womyn's Chorus

View Item: PDF icon Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - August 1996

Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - June 1996

Date: June 1996

Created by Lorraine Kujawa, Cindy Mitzel, Mary Nancarrow, and several others in 1983, the Lavender Letter Newsletter was a calendar of events for, by, and about lesbian women to create community in the Central Pennsylvania area...

Collection: LGBT-009 - Lavender Letter

Topics:

Organizations:

View Item: PDF icon Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - June 1996

Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - May 1996

Date: May 1996

Created by Lorraine Kujawa, Cindy Mitzel, Mary Nancarrow, and several others in 1983, the Lavender Letter Newsletter was a calendar of events for, by, and about lesbian women to create community in the Central Pennsylvania area...

Collection: LGBT-009 - Lavender Letter

Topics:

Organizations: Central PA Womyn's Chorus

View Item: PDF icon Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - May 1996

Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - April 1996

Date: April 1996

Created by Lorraine Kujawa, Cindy Mitzel, Mary Nancarrow, and several others in 1983, the Lavender Letter Newsletter was a calendar of events for, by, and about lesbian women to create community in the Central Pennsylvania area...

Collection: LGBT-009 - Lavender Letter

Topics:

Organizations:

View Item: PDF icon Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - April 1996

Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - March 1996

Date: March 1996

Created by Lorraine Kujawa, Cindy Mitzel, Mary Nancarrow, and several others in 1983, the Lavender Letter Newsletter was a calendar of events for, by, and about lesbian women to create community in the Central Pennsylvania area...

Collection: LGBT-009 - Lavender Letter

Topics:

Organizations:

View Item: PDF icon Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - March 1996

Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - February 1996

Date: February 1996

Created by Lorraine Kujawa, Cindy Mitzel, Mary Nancarrow, and several others in 1983, the Lavender Letter Newsletter was a calendar of events for, by, and about lesbian women to create community in the Central Pennsylvania area...

Collection: LGBT-009 - Lavender Letter

Topics:

Organizations:

View Item: PDF icon Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - February 1996

Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - January 1996

Date: January 1996

Created by Lorraine Kujawa, Cindy Mitzel, Mary Nancarrow, and several others in 1983, the Lavender Letter Newsletter was a calendar of events for, by, and about lesbian women to create community in the Central Pennsylvania area...

Collection: LGBT-009 - Lavender Letter

Topics:

Organizations:

View Item: PDF icon Lavender Letter (Harrisburg, PA) - January 1996

PA Rural Gay Caucus Letter from the Editor - October 1976

Date: October 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.”

In this letter, Joseph Burns tells...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics:

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus, Lehigh Valley Homophile Organization (Le-Hi-Ho), PA Governor's Council for Sexual Minorities

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Letter from the Editor - October 1976

PA Rural Gay Caucus Letter - April 2, 1977

Date: April 2, 1977

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.”

In this letter, the Caucus is writing...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics: Human Rights Ordinance

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus, Lehigh Valley Homophile Organization (Le-Hi-Ho)

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Letter - April 2, 1977

PA Rural Gay Caucus Letter - February 1, 1977

Date: February 1, 1977

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.”

In this letter, it is told that...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics:

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus, Lehigh Valley Homophile Organization (Le-Hi-Ho)

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Letter - February 1, 1977

PA Rural Gay Caucus Legislative Committee Letter - November 1976

Date: November 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.” 

In this letter, Joseph W. Burns...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics:

Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus, PA Governor's Council for Sexual Minorities

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Legislative Committee Letter - November 1976

PA Rural Gay Caucus Letter - circa October 1976

Date: circa October 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus was “an association of interested individuals and groups, formed with the objective of promulgating the concerns and freedoms of gay people and all sexual minorities.”

In this letter, Lehigh Valley...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

Topics:

Organizations: Lehigh Valley Homophile Organization (Le-Hi-Ho), PA Rural Gay Caucus

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Letter - circa October 1976

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