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Mark 40 Defense Fund Records, 1976-1983 Coll2011.093
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Description
Correspondence, meeting minutes, police reports, legal papers, defendent lists, notes, memoranda, financial documents, constitution, press releases, photograph, interview transcripts, clippings, fact sheets, flyers, and graphic design material from the Mark 40 Defense Fund, 1976-1983. The Mark 40 Defense Fund was organized to provide legal representation for 4 men (of 40 arrested) charged with "pandering" and "involuntary servitude" in the wake of a Los Angeles Police Department raid on a gay benefit "slave auction" held at the Mark IV Health Club on Melrose Ave. in 1976.
Background
The Mark 40 Defense Fund was organized to provide legal representation for 4 men (of 40 arrested) charged with "pandering" and "involuntary servitude" in the wake of a Los Angeles Police Department raid on a gay benefit "slave auction" held at the Mark IV Health Club on Melrose Ave. in 1976.
Extent
0.4 linear foot. [9 folders]
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