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Finding Aid to the Ron Emler Photographs and Greeting Cards Coll2013.079
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Description
Photographic prints and greetings cards documenting the travels, personal life, extended family, friends, and civic activities of Ron Emler during the 1990s . He was a long-time partner of Joseph Carrier and a Redondo Beach School District teacher and counselor.
Background
Ron Emler was born in West Virginia in 1940. He met Joseph Carrier in Pacific Palisades in the summer of 1963. They became life-long friends and partners for over 40 years, but they never lived together. Emler worked as a teacher and counselor in the Redondo Beach School District. In his Los Angeles neighborhood, Elmer was civically active founding the Echo Park Security Association and the Echo Park Improvement Association. The Echo Park Historical Society created the Ron Emler Memorial Book Program in his memory. Emler died in March 2005 from Hepatitis C.
Extent
1.0 linear foot. 3 archive binder boxes.
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.