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Finding Aid to the Advocate Experience Records Coll2013.104
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Description
The collection consists of event materials, participation lists, address labels, forms, photographs, correspondence, promotional fliers, certificates of appreciation, clippings, sketches, and newsletters of the Advocate Experience, 1979-2001. The Advocate Experience was created by David Goodstein and Dr. Rob Eichberg in 1978. It was a two-weekend, all-day series of extensive self-realization workshops to bring self-acceptance, awareness and tolerance within the LGBT community.
Background
The Advocate Experience was created by David Goodstein, owner of the Advocate magazine, and Dr. Rob Eichberg in 1978. It was a two-weekend, all-day series of extensive self-realization workshops to bring self-acceptance, awareness and tolerance within the LGBT community. Goodstein and Eichberg facilitated the workshops until their deaths in 1985 and 1995 respectively. Since 1987, fellow colleague Honey Ward facilitated what had become known as The Experience. As of 2013, it is known as Experience Your Power.
Extent
1.6 linear feet. 1 archive carton + 1 flat archive box
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.