National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Collection Coll2011.056*

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
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(c) 2011


Title: National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Collection
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.056*
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 1.7 linear feet. [29 folders]
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1974-1989
Date (inclusive): 1973-2005
Abstract: Press releases, promotional letters, clippings, flyers, organization lists, articles, financial statements, conference programs, informational pamphlets, lobbying packets, fact sheets, publication lists, photographs, meeting minutes, legislative surveys, directories, policy papers, and questionnaires from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), 1973-2005. Founded in 1973, the goal of the NGLTF was to build and coordinate organizational support for pro-GLBT legislation and legislators, as well as to oppose anti-GLBT political initiatives.
creator: National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (U.S.).

Historical Note

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) was founded in 1973 to build and coordinate organizational support for pro-GLBT legislation and legislators, and to oppose anti-GLBT political initiatives. The NGLTF has also engaged in policy analysis, monitoring representations of GLBT individuals in mass media and the social sciences, and supporting research conducive to the interests of the GLBT community.

Scope and Content

Press releases, promotional letters, clippings, flyers, organization lists, articles, financial statements, conference programs, informational pamphlets, lobbying packets, fact sheets, publication lists, photographs, meeting minutes, legislative surveys, directories, policy papers, and questionnaires from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), 1973-2005. The bulk of the collection consists of promotional mailers and press releases from the years 1974-1990.

Access

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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Collection, Coll2011-056, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

Processing Information

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Gay and lesbian rights
Gay rights--United States--History--20th century
Gays--Civil rights
Lesbians--Civil rights