Guides to Collections (Finding Aids)

South Central AIDS Assistance Network (SCAAN) Logo
1994, circa 2004

Deb Fulham-Winston served as the director of development for South Central AIDS Assistance Network (SCAAN) from January 1992 until June 1995. This collection contains materials from SCAAN promoting HIV/AIDS awareness.

AIDS Memorial Quilt and AIDSWalk Pin
1994, circa 1995

This collection was donated by Anonymous donors and houses two pins dealing with HIV/AIDs awareness in the mid-1990s. The AIDSWAlK was an annual fundraiser in Harrisburg, PA sponsored by the South Central Aids Assistance Network (SCAAN), and the...

Dignity/Central PA Anniversary and Holiday Bulletin
1980 - 1986

Richard H. Hause was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, on May 21, 1947, and moved to Harrisburg after he graduated from high school in 1965. After coming out to his family when he was eighteen, Richard began working for the State Government in...

Various items with Valerio's artwork
1980 - 1994

These materials contain artwork designed by Lawrence Valerio for LGBT events and organizations in Central PA, including Dignity of Central PA, a forum for human concerns, a place of seeking for greater self, knowledge, and wisdom, an affirmation...

Central PA Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Brochures and Programs
1997 - 2012

The Central Pennsylvania Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (CPGLCC) was established in 2007. It grew out of The Business Association of Gays and Lesbians (BAGAL), which was established in the 1990s by Dan Miller. Miller wanted to create an...

Unity Festival 1990 Advertisement and Staff T-shirt
1989 - 1992

This collection contains materials from the Harrisburg Men’s Chorus, and the 1989 and 1990 Unity Festivals, precursors to the Central PA Pride Fest. Unity Festival materials include planning documents, advertisements, and letters for Unity...

Gay Switchboard of Harrisburg Items
1979, 1980 - 2009

Colin Kreitzer was born in 1947 in Enola, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Wormleysburg, PA with his parents and his younger sister. He attended West Chester College (now West Chester University) and moved to Harrisburg in 1977, where he began...

PFLAG Event Flyer and Newsletter
1980 - 1998

Gloria Jackie Schulze was born on November 25, 1934 in Huntington, WV. She graduated from high school and attended John Marshall University (now known as Marshall University) where she received her degree in Journalism.

After her son Rick...

The Pink Triangle Coalition Items
1975, 1980 - 2013

There materials were donated at the Lancaster PA Pride event in June 2013. The collection represents the contributions of Mark Stoner and Mary Merriman, and documents LGBTQ+ issues and activism in Lancaster County, PA.

Of particular...

AIDS Community Alliance Brochures
1995 - 2005

This collection contains material related to the establishment of the LGBT Center of Central PA and the activities of the AIDS Community Alliance. It also includes a 1995-1996 Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Harrisburg directory, a flyer for the...

PA Governor’s Council for Sexual Minorities Embosser with leather case
circa 1976

This collection contains an embosser for the PA Governor’s Council for Sexual Minorities. The council was an officially appointed advisory committee created by Governor Milton J. Shapp in 1976. Governor Shapp, by executive order, declared that...

LGBT History Project Logo
2017

Sophie Kandler was born in Spring City, PA in 1966. After graduating from high school, Sophie attended Drexel University, but transferred after two years to Pennsylvania State University where she graduated with a degree in Secondary Education in...

LGBT History Project Logo
2017

Katie Ward was born in 1952 and assigned male at birth. She was drafted after graduating from high school, and spent 22 years in military service, including active duty on a nuclear submarine in the Navy and Air Force National Guard. After Ward...

LGBT History Project Logo
1940 - 2017

Joseph F. Christ was born in 1927 with Klinefelter Syndrome and assigned male at birth. The seventh of eight children, Christ was placed into an orphanage during the Great Depression until the age 18. Two weeks later, Christ was drafted into the...

Amanda Porter and Lehigh Valley Renaissance Brochures
undated

Amanda Porter was born in 1950 in Lansdale, PA and was assigned male at birth. She attended Grove City College, receiving her BA in History, and enrolled in ROTC. After college, she joined the Air Force, and after being discharged attended Temple...

Various paper items from collection
1991 - 2003

This collection was donated anonymously by an individual associated with the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) of the Spirit in Harrisburg, PA.

The Newspapers Clippings series documents issues such as same–sex marriage, the relationship...

Lily White & Company Coloring Book and T-shirt
1996 - 1997, undated

Dr. Eric Selvey was born and raised in Harrisburg, PA. He attended optometry school in Philadelphia and returned to the Harrisburg area after graduating.

Selvey was a member of Lily White and Company drag troupe, which raised thousands of...

AIDSWalk T-shirts
2000 - 2001

This collection contains two AIDSWalk T-shirts from 2000 and 2001.

Transcript of Presidential Proclamation
2011

This collection contains the Presidential Proclamation for Pride Month 2011 by Barack Obama.

Collection: LGBT-072 - Anonymous

Topics:

Organizations:

View Item: PDF icon LGBT History Project: LGBT-072 Anonymous Collection

Allegro Bar Passes
circa 1980

This collection contains two bar passes to The Allegro Bar that was located in Baltimore, MD.

Dignity/Central PA program
1946, 1970 - 2017

John Barns was born in Perry County, PA. He graduated from Greenwood High School in 1960 and then joined the Pennsylvania National Guard during the Vietnam War, where he was in the armored tank division. After discharging from the military, Barns...

Gay Trivia Game
circa 1985, 1991

This collection contains a 1991 Gay and Lesbian Guide to Central PA from the Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Harrisburg (GLSH) and a Gay Trivia Game. O’Leary also donated a run of The Advocate magazine, from 1985 – 1991, which is housed...

LGBT History Project Logo
1993

This collection contains citizen correspondence requesting that the inclusion of “sexual orientation” in the City of York’s non-discrimination ordinance be put on the ballot for a public referendum. The correspondence dates from February 1993 and...

Daniel Klinepeter AIDS Memorial Quilt Piece
1993 - 1997

David Klinepeter was born April 26, 1926 in the Harrisburg, PA area. He married Gloria Klinepeter in 1949 and with whom he had four children. His youngest son, Daniel, was diagnosed with HIV and later died of AIDS-¬related complications in May of...

Pages

Subscribe to Guides to Collections (Finding Aids)