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2018

Since August 2012 the LGBT History Project of the LGBT Center of Central PA has actively collected stories of LGBT history in central PA as told by those who lived them. This growing collection of oral history interviews is housed by the...

Collection: LGBT Oral History

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Memorabilia from Larry Wilson
1972 - 2013

These materials document several LGBTQ+ bars that operated in the Harrisburg, PA area, namely The Archives Nightclub and Restaurant (1983), La Rose Rouge (1978-1992), Neptune’s Lounge (1972), and the Shadows bar (1980-1984). These items take the...

Neptune's Lounge Matchbook
circa 1972

White and blue matchbooks from the Neptune's Lounge in Harrisburg, PA.

Collection: LGBT-013 - Selvey

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Neptune's Lounge Matchbook
circa 1972

White matchbook from the Netpunes Lounge in Harrisburg, PA.

Collection: LGBT-006 - Anonymous

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Gay Coordinating Society of Berks County, Reading (GCS Berks) Mutual Interest Groups Flyer - circa 1974
circa 1974

Founded in December of 1974, the Gay Coordinating Society of Berks County, Reading, PA (GCS Berks) was a LGBTQ+ activist organization in the Berks County area and a fundamental part of the Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus. 

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Club 1031 Matchbook
circa 1975

White matchbok from Club 1031 in Harrisburg, PA.

Collection: LGBT-006 - Anonymous

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Gay Coordinating Society of Berks County, Reading (GCS Berks) Newsletter - April 1975
April 1975

Founded in December of 1974, the Gay Coordinating Society of Berks County, Reading, PA (GCS Berks) was a LGBTQ+ activist organization in the Berks County area and a fundamental part of the Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus. The...

Gay Coordinating Society of Berks County, Reading (GCS Berks) Newsletter - November 1975
November 1975

Founded in December of 1974, the Gay Coordinating Society of Berks County, Reading, PA (GCS Berks) was a LGBTQ+ activist organization in the Berks County area and a fundamental part of the Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus. The...

GCS Berks Gay Liberation Stamp Design - 1976
1976

Founded in December of 1974, the Gay Coordinating Society of Berks County, Reading, PA (GCS Berks) was a LGBTQ+ activist organization in the Berks County area and a fundamental part of the Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus. This Gay Liberation Stamp...

Gay Coordinating Society of Berks County, Reading (GCS Berks) Newsletter - February 1976
February 1976

Founded in December of 1974, the Gay Coordinating Society of Berks County, Reading, PA (GCS Berks) was a LGBTQ+ activist organization in the Berks County area and a fundamental part of the Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus. The...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Event Flyer: Picnic and Garage Sale - April 11, 1976
April 11, 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.”

This is an event flyer promoting a...

Gay Era (Lancaster, PA) - June 1976
June 1976

The Gay Era was a newspaper that reported news of interest from around the United States, with a specific focus on the news surrounding the gay community in Central PA, and provided a central forum for gay communities that were spread out across...

Gay Era (Lancaster, PA) - July 1976
July 1976

The Gay Era was a newspaper that reported news of interest from around the United States, with a specific focus on the news surrounding the gay community in Central PA, and provided a central forum for gay communities that were...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Report - November 1977
November 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 type of newsletter...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Report - December 1977
December 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 type of newsletter...

Gay Era (Lancaster, PA) - January 1978
January 1978

The Gay Era was a newspaper that reported news of interest from around the United States, with a specific focus on the news surrounding the gay community in Central PA, and provided a central forum for gay communities that were...

La Rose Rogue Matchbook
circa 1978

Red matchbook from La Rose Rouge in Harrisburg, PA

Collection: LGBT-006 - Anonymous

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PA Rural Gay Caucus Minutes - February 1978
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...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Report - March 1978
March 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 type of newsletter...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

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Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus

View Item: PDF icon PA Rural Gay Caucus Report - March 1978

Gay Era (Lancaster, PA) - May 1978
May 1978

The Gay Era was a newspaper that reported news of interest from around the United States, with a specific focus on the news surrounding the gay community in Central PA, and provided a central forum for gay communities that were...

Summer with Dignity/Central PA, 1979
Summer 1979

Calendar of events hosted by Dignity/Central PA during the summer of 1979.

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

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Organizations: Dignity/Central PA

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Pride '79 Fundraiser Flyer - June 9, 1978
June 9, 1978

Lesbian/Gay Fundraiser at Rosmary's for Pride '79 featuring Rainbow's End. 

Pride '80 Fundraiser Flyer - February 20, 1980
February 20, 1980

Lesbian/Gay Fundraiser at Rosmary's for Pride '80 featuring Sharon Ettinger. 

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

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"That Rabbit's in Love" Performance Flyer - November 14 [circa 1980]
November 14 [circa 1980]

Flyer advertising the performance of "That Rabbit's in Love" sponsored by the Gay Switchboard of Harrisburg.

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