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Committee for the Eradication of Syphilis records
Coll2012-129  
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Description
Administrative records, articles of incorporation, correspondence, awards and recognitions, bumper stickers, event flyers, programs, photographs and other materials, 1966-1995, from the Committee for the Eradication of Syphilis (CES); as well as personal papers and photographs from CES founder, Vernon C. Mitchell. CES was the first free clinic in Los Angeles for homosexuals with sexually transmitted infections (STI).
Background
The Committee for the Eradication of Syphilis, Inc. (CES) was founded in 1967 by Vernon C. Mitchell in Los Angeles, California. CES was the first free clinic for homosexuals with sexually transmitted infections (STI). CES was honored by various city, county and state entities in California for community involvement and accomplishment in venereal disease awareness. Vernon "Mitch" Mitchell was born Clarence Vernon Mitchell on December 18, 1926 in Los Angeles, California.
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.