Esther Bentley and two unidentified women taking a selfie at the beach. April 1952. Ester F. Bentley Photographs and Papers. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries

New photographs from ONE Archives on the USC Digital Library

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)

200 Hours of Audio Recording from ONE Now Accessible Oniline

200 Hours of Audio Recordings from ONE Now Accessible Online

First of all, let me state that I do not regard homosexuality as a disease.  I don’t like to refer to this business of being cured. I never use it.  I try to help each individual appreciate himself.  I really think the major thing is to know thyself. It’s the largest commandment I know. It means a terrific lot of exploring.

Psychiatrist Dr. Blanche Baker at Midwinter Institute, 1955

Miles Everitt. Proof Sheet, 1972. Gelatin silver print. Miles Everitt Photographs. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries

Newly Processed Collections at ONE

Newly available collections are constantly popping up at the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, and researchers can now access thousands of historic records and photographs from previously untouched collections.

Photograph of James Carroll Picket (center), undated. James Carroll Picket Papers. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries

ONE Archives CLIR Grant Update

The processing of collections has especially brought to light organizations and circumstances that helped shape the gay rights movement during its formative years in the 1970s.

Esther Herbert Lies in Barracks, c. 1943. Esther Herbert Papers. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries

NHPRC-Supported Project Sheds Light on Early LGBTQ Activism

In the past year, archivists at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries cataloged 95 collections that document the lives of many pioneering figures in the struggle for LGBTQ equality.

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New website. More from ONE Archives. Welcome to the new website for ONE Archives at the USC Libraries.