Finding aid to the Allen G. Shores Democratic National Convention photographs Coll2012.009

Finding aid prepared by Kyle Morgan
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
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Title: Allen G. Shores Democratic National Convention photographs
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2012.009
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 100.0 photographs. 100 photographic prints
Date: 1980
Abstract: Photographs taken by Allen Shores at the 1980 Democratic National Convention.

Processing Information

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Biographical/Historical note

The 1980 Democratic National Convention had approximately 74 openly gay or lesbian delegates. The previous convention in 1976 had only 4. The 1980 convention was also the first time that an openly gay man had been nominated for one of the two top positions of either major political party.

Scope and Contents note

Photographs taken by Allen Shores at the 1980 Democratic National Convention. Most of the photographs are of the Lesbian & Gay Caucus or of members of the caucus.

Access

The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

Publication Rights

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).

Preferred Citation

Allen G. Shores Democratic National Convention Photographs, Coll2012-009, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

Acquisition Information

Photographs were gifted to the archives by Allen G. Shores, December 23, 1998.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Democratic National Convention
Gays--Political activity