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Finding aid of the Stan Freitas Papers
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Series Descriptions

Box: 1 : 1 - 11 ; 2 : 1 - 26 ; 3 : 1 - 14 ; 4 : 1 - 6

Series 1.  Southern California Gay Bartenders Association 1979-1987

Physical Description: 1 linear foot.

Series Scope and Content

This series contains administrative records and photographs from the Southern California Gay Bartenders Association (1979 - 1987). It is divided into two subseries: (1.1) Administration and Activities and (1.2) Photographs and Negatives.
Box: 1 : 1 - 11 ; 2 : 1 - 26 ; 4 : 1 - 6

Subseries 1.1.  Administration and Activities 1979-1987

Physical Description: 0.8 linear foot.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries contains bylaws, minutes, administrative records, correspondence, The Bar Rag Newsletter, printed ephemera and miscellaneous notes from the Southern California Gay Bartenders Association (SCGBA). Included are minutes from the general membership meetings as well as the executive committee and Board of Directors meetings. Materials document the activities and services the SCGBA provided, such as a healthcare program, fundraising events, and a benefits/discount program for SCGBA members.
Box 1 : 1

Bylaws circa 1980

Box 1 : 2

Executive Committee and Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 1979 - 1986

Box 1 : 3

Executive Committee Meetings Minutes 1981 - 1984

Box 1 : 4 - 8 ; 4 : 1

General Meetings 1979 - 1987

Box 1 : 4

Agenda Lists and Meeting Announcements 1982 - 1984

Box 1 : 5 - 6

General Meeting Minutes 1979 - 1987

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 1 : 7

General Meeting Minutes 1981 - 1984

Box 4 : 1 (oversize)

General Meeting Sign-In Sheets 1982 - 1987

Box 1 : 8

Meetings Summaries 1979 - 1983

Box 1 : 9 - 11

The Bar Rag 1979 - 1987

Box 1 : 9 - 10

Newsletters 1979 - 1987

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 1 : 11

Paste-ups 1984

Box 2 : 1

Brochures and Pamphlets circa 1980 - 1985

Box 2 : 2 - 10

Correspondence 1980 - 1987

Box 2 : 2

1980

Box 2 : 3

1981

Box 2 : 4

1982

Box 2 : 5

1983

Box 2 : 6

1984

Box 2 : 7

1985

Box 2 : 8

1986

Box 2 : 9

1987

Box 2 : 10

Undated

Box 2 : 11

Event Flyers and Printed Ephemera 1980 - 1986

Box 2 : 12

Financial Records 1985

Box 2 : 13 - 18 ; 4 : 2

Form Letters 1980 - 1985

Box 2 : 13

Blank Letterhead Undated

Box 4 : 2 (oversize)

Blank Membership Applications circa 1980 - 1985

Box 2 : 14

New Members Undated

Box 2 : 15

Questionnaires circa 1980 - 1985

Box 2 : 16

Renewed Members Undated

Box 2 : 17

Requests for Information Undated

Box 2 : 18

Requests for Renewal Undated

Box 2 : 19

Gay Community Services Center Questionnaire and Community Calendar Undated

Box 2 : 20

Mailing Lists 1985 - 1986

Box 2 : 21

Major Medical Program for the Southern California Gay Bartenders Association 1985

Box 2 : 22

Membership Benefits Program Undated

Box 2 : 23

Press Releases 1981 - 1986

Box 2 : 24

Progress Reports 1979 - 1984

Box 2 : 25

Registration Forms 1985 - 1986

Box 4 : 3 (oversize)

Troupers Hall Fundraiser to Benefit Aid for AIDS 1986

Box 2 : 26 ; 4 : 4

Awards and Recognitions 1985 - 1986

Box 4 : 4 (oversize)

Certificate of Commendation to the Gay Bartenders' Association from the City of West Hollywood circa 1985

Box 2 : 26

Plaque to Southern California Gay Bartenders Association Presented by Comprehensive Nursing Services circa 1986

Box 4 : 5 (oversize)

Miscellaneous Handwritten Notes circa 1980 - 1985

Box 4 : 6 (oversize)

Miscellaneous 1981 - 1986

Box: 3 : 1 - 14

Subseries 1.2.  Photographs and Negatives 1983-1985

Physical Description: 0.2 linear foot.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises photographs and negatives that document events and general membership meetings of the Southern California Gay Bartenders Association from 1983 to 1985. Included are photographs of the wedding of SCGBA members Gary Bond and John Duncan--a fundraising event to benefit Aid for AIDS. Notably, this subseries includes images of Los Angeles-area bars and restaurants, such as Woody's Hyperion, Silver Dollar Saloon and Bunkhouse.
Box 3 : 1

Wedding of Gary Bond & John Duncan to Benefit Aid for AIDS 1983

Physical Description: 6 photographs : b&w.
Box 3 : 2

Queen Mary Meeting May 1983

Physical Description: 18 photographs : col.
Box 3 : 3

Floyd's Meeting March 1984

Physical Description: Negatives.
Box 3 : 4 - 5

P.S. Trip April 1984

Physical Description: 12 photographs + negatives.
Box 3 : 6

Queen Mary Meeting May 1984

Physical Description: 28 photographs : col.
Box 3 : 7

S.S. Friendship Meeting July 1984

Physical Description: Negatives.
Box 3 : 8

Woody's Meeting August 1984

Physical Description: Negatives.
Box 3 : 9

Griff's Meeting November 1984

Physical Description: Negatives.
Box 3 : 10

Tandem Meeting November 1984

Physical Description: Negatives.
Box 3 : 11

Silver Dollar Meeting December 1984

Physical Description: Negatives.
Box 3 : 12

Spike Meeting January 1985

Physical Description: Negatives.
Box 3 : 13

Bunkhouse Meeting February 1985

Physical Description: Negatives.
Box 3 : 14

Brass Rail June 10, 1985

Physical Description: Negatives.
Box: 3 : 15 - 32 ; 4 : 7 - 10

Series 2.  Other Organizations and Activities 1984-1989

Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot.

Series Scope and Content

This series contains materials not directly related to SCGBA and which document Freitas' involvement in AIDS activism, in particular, Aid for AIDS, Inc. as well as several gay advocacy organizations in the 1980s. This series is divided into two subseries: (2.1) Aid for AIDS, Inc. and (2.2) Miscellaneous.
Box: 3 : 15 - 37 ; 4 : 7

Subseries 2.1.  Aid for AIDS, Inc. 1985-1989

Physical Description: 0.2 linear foot.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises correspondence, minutes, financial records, bylaws, committee reports and policies and various printed ephemera from Aid for AIDS, a Los Angeles-based organization formed to provide services and advocate for people with AIDS. The bulk of the materials dates from 1986 and document the relationship between Aid for AIDS and SCGBA as well as Freitas' involvement in both organizations.
Box 3 : 15

Agreement Forms circa 1986 - 1989

Box 3 : 16 - 18

Board of Directors 1986 - 1987

Box 3 : 16

Applications 1986 - 1987

Box 3 : 17

Meetings 1986

Box 3 : 18

Memoranda 1986

Box 3 : 19

Bylaws Undated

Box 3 : 20

Committee Reports 1986

Box 3 : 21

Correspondence 1986

Box 3 : 22

Financial Records 1986

Box 3 : 23

Financial Statements 1985 - 1986

Box 3 : 24 - 26

Fundraising Events 1986 - 1987

Box 3 : 24

Anniversary Dinner Programs 1986 - 1987

Box 3 : 25

Being Alive "Hooray for Hollywood" Fundraiser 1986

Box 3 : 26

Troupers Hall Fundraiser 1986

Box 3 : 27

Personnel Policies 1986

Box 4 : 7 (oversize)

Printed Ephemera and Miscellaneous Typescripts 1985 - 1986

Box: 3 : 28 - 32 ; 4 : 8 - 10

Subseries 2.2.  Miscellaneous 1984-1987

Physical Description: 0.3 linear foot.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises printed ephemera, correspondence and miscellaneous typescripts from several activist organizations and activities in which Freitas was involved. These activities include The Triangle Project, AIDS Project Los Angeles, and the National Lesbian & Gay Health Conference. This subseries also includes a certificate of recognition that Freitas received from Christopher Street West.
Box 3 : 28

AIDS Project Los Angeles 1985 - 1986

Box 3 : 29

Christopher Street West / Los Angeles Salutes Stan Freitas Undated

Box 3 : 30

The Maggie Awards 1986 - 1987

Box 3 : 31

National Lesbian & Gay Health Conference / Fifth National AIDS Forum, Los Angeles March 26 - 29, 1987

Box 4 : 8 (oversize)

Southern California CARES 1986

Box 4 : 9 (oversize)

Sunset Junction 1984

Box 3 : 32

The Triangle Project 1986

Box 4 : 10 (oversize)

Miscellaneous Typescripts 1984 - 1987