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Notes on Alcoholism - circa 1978
circa 1978

The Pennsylvania Governor’s Council for Sexual Minorites was an officially appointed advisory committee created by Governor Milton J. Shapp in 1976. Governor Shapp, by executive order, declared that all executive branch offices and services were...

Pride '78 Brochure and Registration Materials - January 20 - 22, 1978
January 20 - 22, 1978

Brochure and Registration Materials for Pride '78, a statewide gay rights conference.

Pride '78 Evaluation Form (filled out, handwritten) - 1978
1978

Filled out evaluation form from Pride 1978. The form is hadnwritten. 

Pride '78 Handmade Poster - 1978
1978

The Pennsylvania Governor’s Council for Sexual Minorites was an officially appointed advisory committee created by Governor Milton J. Shapp in 1976. Governor Shapp, by executive order, declared that all executive branch offices and services were...

Speakers Bureau Brochure - circa 1978
circa 1978

The Pennsylvania Governor’s Council for Sexual Minorites was an officially appointed advisory committee created by Governor Milton J. Shapp in 1976. Governor Shapp, by executive order, declared that all executive branch offices and services were...

Governor's Council for Sexual Minorities Meeting Minutes - January 19, 1978
January 19, 1978

The Pennsylvania Governor’s Council for Sexual Minorites was an officially appointed advisory committee created by Governor Milton J. Shapp in 1976. Governor Shapp, by executive order, declared that all executive branch offices and services were...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Pride '78 Brochure - January 20, 1978
January 20, 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...

Gay Era (Lancaster, PA) - March 1978
March 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...

Here's How (Williamsport, PA) - March 1978
March 1978

Homophiles of Williamsport (HOW) was founded in 1975 to be an educational outreach and social group for members of the LGBTQ+ community in the Williamsport, PA area, through monthly meetings, social events, and discussion...

Gay Era (Lancaster, PA) - April 1978
April 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...

Pride '78 Program - April 7 - 9, 1978
April 7 - 9. 1978

Program for Pride '78, a statewide gay rights conference. The program also explains the "Dark Side" of planning Pride '78, specifically the controversy with the Americus Hotel in Allentown, PA. 

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Organizations: PA Rural Gay Caucus

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Pride '78 Resolutions - April 7 - 9, 1978
April 7 - 9, 1978

List of resolutions introduced from Pride '78, a statewide gay rights conference, with notes on which were passed, amended, or failed. 

Rescheduled Pride '78 Brochure and Registration - April 7 - 9, 1978
April 7 - 9, 1978

Due to inclement wheather, Pride '78, a statewide gay rights conference, was rescheduled from January 20 - 22 to April 7 - 9. This document contains the updated Brochure and Regsitration info.

Governor's Council for Sexual Minorities Meeting Minutes - April 12, 1978
April 12, 1978

The Pennsylvania Governor’s Council for Sexual Minorites was an officially appointed advisory committee created by Governor Milton J. Shapp in 1976. Governor Shapp, by executive order, declared that all executive branch offices and services were...

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...

Here's How (Williamsport, PA) - May 1978
May 1978

Homophiles of Williamsport (HOW) was founded in 1975 to be an educational outreach and social group for members of the LGBTQ+ community in the Williamsport, PA area, through monthly meetings, social events, and discussion...

Northeast Pennsylvania Gay Alliance (NEPGA) Newsletter - May 1978
May 1978

Founded in the early 1970s, Northeast Pennsylvania Gay Alliance (NEPGA) was a major LGBTQ+ group in northeast Pennsylvania. The newsletter was used to relay monthly meeting minutes and information about upcoming events.

PA Rural Gay Caucus Meeting Notice - May 1978
May 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...

PA Rural Gay Caucus Report - May 1978
May 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...

Pride '78 Committee Letter to Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge - May 1978
May 1978

Thank you letter Kathy Blackburn from Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge for the accommendations provided for Pride '78, a statewide gay rights conference. 

Governor's Council for Sexual Minorities Meeting Minutes - May 24, 1978
May 24, 1978

The Pennsylvania Governor’s Council for Sexual Minorites was an officially appointed advisory committee created by Governor Milton J. Shapp in 1976. Governor Shapp, by executive order, declared that all executive branch offices and services were...

Gay Era (Lancaster, PA) - June 1978
July 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 spread out across...

Gay Era (Lancaster, PA) - July/August 1978
July/August 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...

Last Meeting Minutes of the PA Rural Gay Caucus - June 1978
July 1978

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...

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