November 11, 2014
ONE Archives has added 441 new photographs to the USC Digital Library, bringing the total number of photographs from ONE online to 1118. The digitization effort was funded by a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and has brought astounding images from the collections at ONE Archives and the GLBT Historical Society to the public for the first time. The collections includes images of the Gay Games, AIDS Memorial Quilt, and March on Washington. It covers pride parades, religious services, marriages, and drag events such as Wigstock and the Indianapolis Bag Ladies AIDS Fundraising Crawl.
The GLBT Historical Society collection includes fliers and pamphlets from such pioneering organizations as Josie’s Cabaret and Juice Joint, the Marin County AIDS Advisory Committee, the Black Cat Café, and the Society for Individual Rights (SIR). The collection includes photographs from:
- Jose Sarria, one the LGBT community’s greatest and most distinctive civil rights leaders
- Thomas Waddell, Olympian decathlete and founder of the Gay Games
- Cora Latz and Etta Perkins, an interracial lesbian couple who shared 26 beautiful years together
- The San Francisco Women’s Building and the visionary women behind it
The collection from ONE Archives includes photographs from:
- Patricia Nell Warren, one of the great LGBT writers of our era
- Esther Bentley, documenting her life and close-knit circle of friends for over 50 years
- Blue Max Motorcycle Club, a pioneering motorcycle club from the 1960s and 1970s
- Scott Hitt, an AIDS and political activist who was a part of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV and AIDS (PACHA) and Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign
- John Quitman Lynch and Harold Rebarich, documenting the friends, artwork, and lifetime love that lasted over 50 years.
These and all our other digitized images are located online on the USC Digital Library at here.
Hal Rebarich in uniform sitting with unidentified soldier on rocks, undated. John Quitman Lynch Collection. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
Participants on bus for Indianapolis Bag Ladies AIDS fundraising crawl, 2000. Eric Scott Evans and Jerome Maxwell Strum Papers. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
The “Supreme Court Photo” with Robert Arthur, Ivy Bottini, Quentin Crisp, Morris Kight, and Patricia Nell Warren taken at home of Victor Burner, 1994. Patricia Nell Warren Papers. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
Police officer talking to male motorcycle riders with “Just Married” sign on bike, circa December 1969. Blue Max Motorcycle Club Records. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
A rabbi student conducts a service at Beth Chayim Chadashim (BCC), circa late 1970s. Beth Chayim Chadashim Records. ONE Archives art the USC Libraries