Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee (New York, N.Y.) Collection, 1970-1987 Coll2011.023*

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
(213) 741-0094
askone@ONEarchives.org
(c) 2011


Title: Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee (New York, N.Y.) Collection
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.023*
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot. [13 folders]
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1976-1978
Date (inclusive): 1970-1987
Abstract: Clippings, news releases, flyers, newsletters, event calenders, articles, correspondence, photographs, negatives, organizational lists, meeting minutes, reports, and other material documenting the activity of the Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee (CSLDC), 1970-1985. The Committee organized the first gay pride events in New York in 1970 to commemorate the Stonewall Riots of 1969. Many photographs of the pride parade may be found in folders dated 1971-1973.
creator: Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee (New York, N.Y.).

Historical Note

The Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee formed in 1970 to commemorate the first anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and organized the city's first gay pride event.

Access

Contact ONE archivist regarding access restrictions.

Publication Rights

Contact ONE archivist regarding use and publication restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee (New York, N.Y.) Collection, Coll2011-023, 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.

Scope and Content

Clippings, news releases, flyers, financial reports, manuscript drafts, newsletters, event calenders, articles, correspondence, photographs, negatives, organization lists, meeting minutes, agendas, reports, and fact sheets documenting activities of the Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee in New York City, 1970-1987. The Committee organized the city's first gay pride events in 1970 to commemorate the Stonewall Riots of 1969. Many photographs of the pride parade are to be found in folders dated 1971-1973.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Demonstrations
Gay liberation movement -- New York (State) -- New York
Gay pride parades