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Finding Aid to the Karl Clark Memorial Book Coll2014.052
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Description
Clippings, e-mail, and images, 2001-2002, documenting the life of gay activist Barnett "Karl" Clark of Wilton Manors, Florida. Clark was a founding member of South Florida gay and lesbian organizations including the Political Advocacy Coalition Political Action Committee (PAC-PAC), The Dolphin Democratic Club, and the Florida Gold Coast Chapter of the Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Veterans of America.
Background
Barnett "Karl" Clark, a native of Pennsylvania, and his partner Paul Dieters relocated to South Florida in the 1970s. Clark became active in the LGBT movement as Anita Bryant fought to overturn Miami-Dade County's gay-rights ordinance. He was a founding member of South Florida gay and lesbian organizations including the Political Advocacy Coalition Political Action Committee (PAC-PAC), the Dolphin Democratic Club, and the Florida Gold Coast Chapter of the Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Veterans of America. In 2001 Clark died just before assuming the position of executive director Pride in Greater Fort Lauderdale.
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet 1 folder
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.