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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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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. 

This is a flyer...

Rural Gay Caucus Flyer - circa 1975
circa 1975

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus is 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 newsletter was used as outreach to the...

Gay Era (Lancaster, PA) - February 1975
February 1975

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...

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...

Bicentennial Conference on Gays and the Federal Government Registration and Schedule - October 1975
October 1975

Registration and schedule for the Bicentennial Conference on Gays and the Federal Government Conference in Washington D.C. on October 10-14, 1975. 

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...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Report - November 1975
November 1975

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus is 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/newsletter was...

Letter to Susquehanna Valley Gay Organization (SVGU) from Sam Deetz - November 27, 1975
November 27, 1975

Letter from Sam Deetz to members of the Susquehanna Valley Gay Organization (SVGU) about Gay Lobby Day planning.

Gay Coordinating Society of Berks County, Reading (GCS Berks) Newsletter - December [1975]
December [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) Speakers Bureau Memo - circa 1976
circa 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. 

Memo announcing...

Gay Lobby Day Committee Recruitment Flyers - 1976
1976

This is a collection of recruitment flyers and letters created by the Gay Lobby Day Committee for Gay Lobby Day held on March 23, 1976.

Gay Lobby Day Informal Report Packet - 1976
1976

This is a copy of the informal report of Gay Lobby Day that was held on March 23, 1976 in Harrisburg, PA. There are also two correspondences included between William F. Hollabaugh to Artemis House, asking about lobbying suggestions and if the Gay...

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...

PA Rural Gay Caucus at Philadelphia Pride Parade - 1976
1976

Photograph of members of PA Rural Gay Caucus with their banner at the 1976 Philadelphia Gay Pride Parade. Sam Deetz on right. Photograph by Bari Lee Weaver.

PA Rural Gay Caucus Chart - 1976
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.” 

Flow chart of how infromation...

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

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Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus

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PA Rural Gay Caucus Legislator Visit Evaluation Sheet - 1976
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 a form used to evaluate...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Position Paper Draft - 1976
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...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Report - January 1976
January 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus is 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/newsletter was...

Letter to the National Gay Task Force (NGTF) from the Gay Lobby Day Committee - January 28, 1976
January 28, 1976

Letter to the National Gay Task Force asking for resource materials for planning workshops in preperation for Gay Lobby Day, held on March 23, 1976. 

Gay Coordinating Society of Berks County, Reading (GCS Berks) Gay Neighbors Announcement - 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.

Announcement of the...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Report - February 1976
February 1976

The Pennsylvania Rural Gay Caucus is 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/newsletter was...

Gay Lobby Day Update - February 12, 1976
February 12, 1976

This is an update on the planning progress of Gay Lobby Day, which was held on March 23, 1976. There is information on upcoming workshops on lobbying, recruitment, educational packets, and what to expect on Gay Lobby Day itself.

Collection: LGBT-001 - Burns

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