LGBT History Project: LGBT-013 Eric Selvey Collection

Lily White & Company Coloring Book and T-shirt
Number of Pages: 
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 dollars for local AIDS related organizations including South Central AIDS Assistance Network (SCAAN), of which he was also an active member. He worked on the Harrisburg Human Relations Commission, which fostered community relationships between the diverse Harrisburg populations; helped to develop Harrisburg’s Pride Festival; and was a part organizing the first Fall Achievement Benefit (FAB) fundraising event in Harrisburg. He was also the creator, editor, and publisher of the local LGBTQ+ publication Crossroads Magazine.

Time Period: 
Gift of Eric Selvey
LGBT-013 Eric Selvey Collection
Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections