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Finding aid to the Douglas Conrad collection, 1991-2005 Coll2013.095
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  • Biography
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement
  • Separated Materials

  • Title: Douglas Conrad collection
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2013.095
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot. 1 archive carton.
    Date (inclusive): 1991-2005
    Abstract: Photographs, a transcript, typescripts, clippings, and promotional flyers and pamphlets documenting the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in Hungary, Poland and Serbia, 1991-2005, collected by San Francisco gay activist, Douglas Conrad. The collection includes documents from Shades of Red and Pink, an oral history project begun by Conrad to document GLBT people in Eastern European countries.
    Language of Materials note: Languages represented in collection: English and Hungarian.
    creator: Conrad, Douglas

    Biography

    "[Douglas Conrad] has been active in the US Lesbian/Gay community for nearly two decades. He has worked on the steering committee of the 1987 March On Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, co-chaired the 1988 San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Day Parade and Celebration, and has been conducting and developing an archive of Oral Histories of sexual minorities in nine Eastern/Central European countries since 1991. He co-produced the first Siberian Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, and the 1997, 98, and 99 Budapest International Lesbian/Gay Film Festivals."
    Source:
    Box 1, Folder 9, Douglas Conrad Collection, Coll2013-095, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Conditions Governing Use

    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.

    Acquisition

    Gift of Douglas Conrad, October 6, 2006.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Douglas Conrad Collection, Coll2013-095, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, October 2013.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection includes photographs, a transcript, typescripts, clippings and promotional flyers and pamphlets documenting the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in Hungary, Poland and Serbia, 1991-2005, collected by San Francisco gay activist, Douglas Conrad. Notably, the collection includes documents from Shades of Red and Pink, an oral history project begun by Conrad to document GLBT people in nine Eastern European countries; photographs of GLBT communities in Poland and Hungary in 1991; and materials from a cross-cultural GLBT exchange program between Belgrade, Budapest and San Francisco.

    Arrangement

    Douglas Conrad's Shades of Red and Pink project documents are at the beginning of this collection. The remaining files are arranged alphabetically.

    Separated Materials

    The following publications have been separated from the collection and cataloged in the ONE Archives' periodicals database:
    Labrisz: Leszbikus Lap, Budapest, 1996-1997 (3 issues).
    San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Day Parade and Celebration program, "Parade '88: Rightfully Proud," June 26, 1988.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Budapest (Hungary)
    Gay and lesbian film festivals
    Gay pride festivals--Budapest (Hungary)
    Photographs
    Poland
    Transcripts