2010-2019

ROSE Newsletters
2007-2012

This collection contains chapter information regarding the Southern Eastern Pennsylvania chapter of the Renaissance Education Association, Inc. (ROSE), a non-profit transgender support organization. This collection also includes newsletters...

Keystone Conference Program, 2018
2018

The Keystone Conference is a program for transgender individuals and their allies that has been held annually in Pennsylvania since 2009. The items in this collection include programs from previous conferences and vendor materials from the 2018...

Voycemail Release Announcement and ''The Touch'' sticker
2000-2014

Shaashawn Dial is as a poet, radio broadcaster, educator, author, and businesswoman. Kown as Shaashawn “The Voyce” Dial, and she released her debut spoken word album, Voycemail, after that nickname. Dial became the program director of 1400 THE...

LGBT History Project: LGBT-046 Joy Verner Collection
1997, 2012, 2014

Joy Verner was born in 1963 and grew up in Franklin, PA. She relocated to Central PA to attend graduate school at Shippensburg University and performed her practicums at Dickinson College in the early 1990s. In 2008, Verner became a full-time...

Collection: LGBT-046 - Verner

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LGBT History Project: LGBT-080 Peg & Delma Welch Collection
1989 - 2013

Peg (Stoppard) Welch was born in December 1951 near Chester County, Pennsylvania. Peg was a young mother of two and worked at various jobs until joining Parents Without Partners where she met her second husband, Phil. With his help, Peg was able...

LGBT History Project: LGBT-084 Altland's Ranch Collection
1985 - 2016

Opened in 1966 in the small town of Spring Grove, PA, Altland’s Ranch was the first official LGBTQ+ bar in the York area, and was the longest running LGBTQ+ bar in the county. Altland’s Ranch was abspace for the LGBTQ+ community to make their own...

Picture of Sam Deetz
1975 - 2010

Samuel Deetz was born in Quakertown, PA on April 21, 1951 and was one of eight children. His father was a minister, so his family moved from place to place throughout his childhood, until they came back to Central PA where Deetz finished high...

FAB Award
2015

Nancy Helm was born in Lancaster, PA and graduated from Manheim Township High School in 1981. After graduating, she worked for a printing company and had other odd jobs before opening a hair salon with her partner. In 1991, she decided to open a...

Freedom to Marry Button
circa 2008 & 2010

Marlene Kanuck was born in 1949 in Hazleton, PA. Kanuck was a founder of the LGBT Center of Central PA, served as Vice President of the Central Pennsylvania Womyn’s Chorus, and was involved in a Harrisburg-area lesbian group called the...

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...

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.

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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...

Transcript of Presidential Proclamation
2011

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

Collection: LGBT-072 - Anonymous

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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...

LGBT History Project Logo
1991, 1993, 2018

Cindy Lou Mitzel was born in April 1942 in York County, PA. Growing up Mitzel knew that she felt attraction towards women, however she married a man after graduating from high school and they had three children. Mitzel has been involved in the...

Collection: LGBT-083 - Mitzel

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LGBT History Project Logo
circa 2018

This collection contains materials on Jess King, a gay-friendly candidate for the US Congress in Pennsylvania 11th District during the 2018 Congressional Election.

Collection: LGBT-087 - Royer

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Documents from collection
1990 - present

The LGBT Center of Central PA, housed in Harrisburg, PA, provides services, programs, and community space for the LGBT community in the region. These materials represent these initiatives, including the Common Roads program for youth and young...

PFLAG Brochure and Newsletter
2013

Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is the first and largest support organization for LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families, and allies through peer support, education, and advocacy. This collection contains material...

Adler Health Services Advertisements
2013

Originally called AIDS Community Alliance, Adler Health Services aims to improve the health and wellness of individuals living with HIV/AIDS as well the larger LGBTQ+ communities in South Central PA. This collection contains advertisement...

STUDS Magazine Issue and T-shirt
2007 - 2014

Lindsay Snowden was born in Pittsburgh on March 15, 1976. Lindsay joined the military at 17 and was an army nurse for nine years. After the military Lindsay stayed in nursing, while also becoming an entrepreneur. Lindsay worked on many projects...

LGBT History Project Logo
2016 - 2017

The Carlisle Anti-Discrimination Ordinance, also known as the Borough of Carlisle Human Relations Ordinance, was passed in December 2016. This ordinance established a Human Relations Commission and protection of LGBTQ+ community in the Borough,...

TransCentral PA Logo
2007 - 2019

TransCentral PA is a nonprofit 501c3 organization which serves the transgender, non-binary, and gender nonconforming community in central Pennsylvania. It was originally formed in 1989 as the Lower Susquehanna Valley chapter of the national trans...

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