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Reh (Lawrence), Los Angeles City Council Liaison to the Gay Community Records
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Description
Correspondence, press releases, meeting minutes, to-do lists, clippings and flyers written and/or collected by Lawrence A. Reh while he served as Liaison to the Gay Community, Offices of the City Council, 13th District, Los Angeles, California, from 1975 to 1977. The records document the activity of Councilperson Peggy Stevenson's office, most notably regarding job discrimination based upon sexual orientation, and to a lesser degree the activities of various political committees and LGBT organizations.
Background
Lawrence A. Reh was born in Chicago, Illinois, but raised in a small downstate farming community. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Bradley University with dual majors in psychology and political science, and minors in journalism, Russian language and English literature. He did graduate study in adolescent psychology at Western Illinois University and later earned a Master of Divinity degree from San Francisco Theological Seminary.
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet 1 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.