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Christopher Street West Association Collection
Coll2012-135  
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Description
Agendas, minutes, clippings, correspondence, fliers, parade and permit applications, press releases, souvenir programs, photographs and slides of the Christopher Street West Association (CSW) parade and festival. The collection documents the pride parade and festivals held in Los Angeles and later West Hollywood, California, 1970-2009.
Background
The Christopher Street West Association (CSW) was formed in 1970 to organize a parade in commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall riots. The concept of a celebratory parade and naming of the association were the result of a collaborative effort by community leaders Reverend Bob Humphries, Morris Kight, and Reverend Troy Perry.
Extent
9 Linear Feet 2 archives boxes, 4 archives cartons, 3 binder boxes, and 1 flat box.
Restrictions
Researchers wishing to publish material must obtain permission in writing from ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives as the physical owner of the material. Note that permission to publish does not constitute copyright clearance. ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives can grant copyright clearance only for those materials for which we hold copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright clearance for all other materials from the copyright holder(s).
Availability
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.