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Gay Liberation Front (GLF) Los Angeles Records
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Series 1: Los Angeles Gay Liberation Front 1964-1987

Physical Description: [23 folders]

Scope and Contents

This series includes material related to the Los Angeles chapter of the Gay Liberation Front, such as fliers, brochures, press releases, photographs of demonstrations and meetings, meeting minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings about gay rights activism in Los Angeles and other parts of the United States, and writings about gay activism. Also included is material related to the attempt by gay activists to establish an all-gay separatist community in Alpine County, California in 1970 (informally known as Stonewall Nation), as well as affidavits and other material relating to Gay-Ins held in Griffith Park in 1970, which resulted in a suit against Edward M. Davis, the chief of the Los Angeles Police Department.
Box 1, Folder 36

Advertisement designs by Tony DeRosa undated

Box 1, Folder 1-5

Alpine County 1964-1978

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 1, Folder 1

Clippings 1970-1978

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence and notes 1970

Box 1, Folder 3

Fliers and newsletters 1970-1972

Box 1, Folder 4

Photographs 1970

Box 1, Folder 5

Zoning ordinance 1964

Box 1, Folder 6-10

Clippings 1969-1987

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 1, Folder 11-12

Correspondence 1969-1971

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 1, Folder 13

Dances 1970-1973

Box 1, Folder 14

Financial statements 1970

Box 1, Folder 15-16

Fliers 1969-1971

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 1, Folder 17

Gay-Ins 1970-1971

Box 1, Folder 18

GLF v. Edward M. Davis, Los Angeles Chief of Police 1970

Box 1, Folder 19

Meeting minutes, writings 1969-1971

Box 1, Folder 20

Notes by Jim Kepner 1970

Scope and Contents

Jim Kepner's handwritten notes
Box 1, Folder 21

Photographs 1969-1971

Gay Liberation Front photographs, sample

Scope and Contents

Includes photographs of Morris Kight; Peter Sorgen; gay rights demonstrations and protests; demonstration at The Farm; demonstration at Macy's; demonstration at the National Association for Mental Health event at the Biltmore Hotel; a protest of Bellevue Aushwitz, and the 1970 Gay-In at Griffith Park.
Box 1, Folder 22

Press releases 1970-1975

Box 1, Folder 23

Statements of purpose 1970

Box 1, Folder 24

Survival Committee 1970


Series 2: Other Gay Liberation Front groups 1970-1995 bulk

Physical Description: [10 folders]

Scope and Contents

This series includes fliers, correspondence, mailing lists, and publications related to several chapters of the Gay Liberation Front, as well as a small amount of material related to the 25th anniversary of the GLF.
Box 1, Folder 25

25th anniversary 1994-1995

Box 1, Folder 26

London 1971

Box 1, Folder 27

Milwaukee 1970

Box 1, Folder 28-29

New York City 1970-1971

Physical Description: [2 folders]

Scope and Contents

In addition to flyers, correspondence, meeting minutes, financial documentation, and other internal documentation related to the New York City GLF, these files contain Gay Flames publications and mailing lists.
Box 1, Folder 30

Portland 1970

Box 1, Folder 31

Rochester, NY 1971

Box 1, Folder 32

San Diego 1970

Box 1, Folder 33

San Fernando Valley 1976-1977

Box 1, Folder 34

San Francisco 1970-1975

Box 1, Folder 35

Washington State Penitentiary circa 1970

Scope and Contents

Platform statement and constitution for The Washington State Penitentiary Gay Liberation Front and pamphlet The Aid for Transsexuals in Prison.
Box 1, Folder 37

Clippings 1969-1971

Physical Description: [oversized]

Scope and Contents

December 1969, Esquire magazine article, "The New Homosexuality" and December 31, 1971, Life magazine article, "Homosexuals in Revolt."