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Gay Faire Records Coll2012.124
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  • Historical Note
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: Gay Faire Records
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2012.124
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 1
    Physical Description: 0.2 linear foot. 1 archive carton.
    Date (inclusive): 1977-1983
    Abstract: Flyers, organizational correspondence, financial documents, contracts, event planning documents, news releases, legal documents, clippings, meeting notes, grant disbursal and participant lists, and notes documenting the administration of the Gay Faire, 1977-1983. Gay Faire was an annual summer street fair located in Hollywood and sponsored by the United States Mission, a charitable organization.
    creator: Gay Faire.

    Historical Note

    Gay Faire was an annual summer street fair located in Hollywood and sponsored by the United States Mission, a charitable organization, 1977-1983. According to the Faire proposal, "the purpose of the event shall be to support the concept of human rights for all persons, particularly by supplying visibility of the Gay community to the straight community." Profits from Gay Faire were distributed as small grants to social service and other organizations representing the Southern California gay and lesbian community.

    Access

    Contact ONE archivist regarding access restrictions.

    Publication Rights

    Contact ONE archivist regarding publication and use restrictions.

    Preferred Citation

    Box #, folder #, Gay Faire Records, Coll2012.124, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

    Processing Information

    In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2012. Date spans were given whenever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

    Scope and Content

    Flyers, organizational correspondence, financial documents, contracts, event planning documents, news releases, legal documents, clippings, meeting notes, grant disbursal and participant lists, and notes documenting the administration of the Gay Faire, 1977-1983. Gay Faire was an annual summer street fair located in Hollywood and sponsored by the United States Mission, a charitable organization. According to the Faire proposal, "the purpose of the event shall be to support the concept of human rights for all persons, particularly by supplying visibility of the Gay community to the straight community."

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States Mission.
    Festivals--California--Los Angeles
    Gay community
    Gay pride festivals