LGBT History Project: LGBT-011 Sam Deetz Collection

Sam Deetz with Pink Triangle pin, 1976
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These materials were donated by Sam Deetz, founder of Susquehanna Valley Gays United in Northumberland, PA in 1976. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings documenting gay rights issues and activism primarily in the Sunbury, PA area from 1975-1976. This collection also includes Deetz’s appointment letter to the Governor’s Council for Sexual Minorities in 1976 and photographs of Deetz and fellow activists from the same year.

This collection is part of the LGBT Center of Central PA History Project. To learn more about this project and to view all of the collections in this project, please see this page.

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