Northwest Lesbian and Gay History Museum Project oral histories, 1995-2015  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Northwest Lesbian and Gay History Museum Project
Title
Northwest Lesbian and Gay History Museum Project oral histories
Dates
1995-2015 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.81 cubic feet (9 boxes) plus 1 flash drive
Collection Number
5929 (Accession No. 5929-001)
Summary
Oral history collection of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and heterosexual narrators focusing on the conditions the narrators experienced before the activist period, the early homophile movement in Seattle, the founding or early days of activist and service organizations, and ongoing activism since those times.
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access restricted: For terms of access, contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections. See specific list of access restrictions.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Northwest Lesbian and Gay History Museum Project (or The History Project) is an organization which preserves, researches, interprets and communicates the history of LGBT people in the Pacific Northwest for the purposes of study, education and enjoyment.

- Retrieved from http://sasgcc.org/links/history

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Recorded interviews (on cassette tape and flash drive), with corresponding transcripts, release forms, and photographs, conducted between the mid-1990s and 2005 of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and heterosexual narrators. The interviews focus on the conditions the narrators experienced before the activist period, the early homophile movement in Seattle, the founding or early days of activist and service organizations, and ongoing activism since those times. They span political, religious, and social aspects of GLBT community building. Also includes, newsletters and administrative documents. Interviewees include: Darlene Aanderud, Bob Allen, Lyle Rudensay, Rev. Thomas Anastasi, Paul Barwick, Faygele Ben Miriam, Marsha Botzer, Charles Brydon, Helen Burrell, Geraldine Cole, Armand Dalmage, Chistoff Durant, Jerry DeGrieck, Robert Deisher, Dr. Harold Johnson, Mary Dougherty, Ward Folsom, Leigh Champlin, Sandra Fosshage, Janice Van Cleve, Pat Preeman, Louis Guguere, Rev. Gwen Hall, Nicholas Heer, Randy Henson, James Holm, Kenneth Hoole, Tim Sagen, Tasceaie Jennings, Betty Johanna, Harold Johnson, Rev. Mineo Katagiri, Rae Larson, Ann Manly, Jane Meyerding, Mark Newton, Michele Nota, Shan Ottey, Don Paulson, Dale Peters, Jim Hoy, John Reed, Len Tritsch, and Roger Winters.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's copyrights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Newsletters and Administrative Documents, 1996-2001Return to Top

Container(s): Item Series 1

Container(s) Description Dates
Postcards and Brochures
Box/Folder
1/1
Postcard for Community Archives Project Archive Volunteer Training Session
1999
1/1
Brochure for "Claiming Space: A Historical Map of Lesbian and Gay Seattle"
June 1996
1/1
Brochure for "Life Stories: Oral History from the Northwest Lesbian and Gay History Museum Project"
20 January 2001
1/1
Brochure for "Northwest Lesbian and Gay History Museum Project"
undated
Correspondence
Box/Folder
1/1
Fundraising Letter
12 April 2000
1/1
Email regarding oral history project
14 July 1997
Box/Folder
1/1
Newsletters
1996-2000

Series 2:  Interview transcripts and release forms, 1995-2004Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/2
Aanderud, Darlene
2004
1/3
Allen, Bob and Lyle Rudensay
2002-2003
1/4
Anastasi, Rev. Thomas
1999
1/5
Barwick, Paul
2000
1/6
Ben Miriam, Faygele and Paul Barwick
2000
1/7
Bigelow, Rev. Thomas
2004
1/8
Botzer, Marsha
1998
1/9
Brydon, Charles
2000
1/10
Burrell, Helen
2001
1/11
Cole, Geraldine
2004
1/12
Dalmage, Armand and Christoff Durant
1998
1/13
DeGrieck, Jerry
2000
1/14
Deisher, Dr. Robert, Dr. Harold Johnson, and Faygele Ben Miriam
1995-2000
1/15
Dougherty, Mary
1999
1/16
Folsom, Ward and Leigh Champlin
1996
1/17
Fosshage, Sandra
2004
1/18
Fosshage, Sandra, Marsha Botzer, and Janice van Cleve
1999
1/19
Freeman, Pat
1995-2000
1/20
Giguere, Louis
2002
2/1
Haber, Mel
2000
2/2
Hall, Rev. Gwen
1999
2/3
Heer, Nicholas
1996, 2002
2/4
Henson, Randy
2003
2/5
Holm, James
2015
2/6
Hoole, Kenneth and Tim Sagen
2004
2/7
Jennings, Tasceaie
1997
2/8
Johanna, Betty
2001
2/9
Johnson, Cherry
20030
2/10
Johnson, Dr. Harold
2001
2/11
Katagiri, Rev. Mineo
2003
2/12
Larson, Rae and Ann Manly
1999
2/13
Meyerding, Jane
1997
2/14
McGonagle, Joe
1996
2/15
McPherson, Paul
1998
2/16
Moreland, Don
2006
2/17
Newton, Mark
2001
3/1
Nota, Michelle
1997
3/2
Ottey, Shan
2002
3/3
Paulson, Don
2002
3/4
Pratt, Vernell
2000
3/5
Peters, Dale and Jim Hoy
1998
3/6
Reed, John
1996
3/7
Scott, Ken
1999
3/8
Scott, Mary
2009
3/9
Sheets, John
2000
3/10
Smith, Rita
2003
3/11
Tritsch, Len
1999-2000
3/12
Wells, MacIver
1997
3/13
Whitaker, George and Gates, Richard
1998
3/14
Winters, Roger
1997
3/15
Flashdrive containing interview content

Series 3:  Interview Cassettes, 1995-2004Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
4
Barwick, Paul
2 cassettes
2000
4
Ben Miriam, Faygele
2000
4
Ben Miriam, Faygele and Paul Barwick
2000
4
Botzer, Marsha
2008
4
Anastasi, Rev. Thomas
1999
4
Allen, Bob and Lyle Rudensey
2002
4
Rudensay, Lyle
2002
4
Allen, Bob
2002
4
Aanderud, Darlene
2 cassettes
2004
4
Dalmage, Armand and Christoff Durant
2 cassettes
1998
4
Winters, Roger
2 cassettes
1997
4
Tritsch, Len
2000
4
Tritsch, Len
1999
5
Freeman, Pat
1995
5
Heer, Nick
2 cassettes
1996
5
Heer, Nicholas
2 cassettes
2002
5
Johnson, Harold
2 cassettes
2001
5
Johanna, Betty
2 cassettes
2001
5
Jennings, Tasceaie
2 cassettes
1997
5
Hoole, Ken and Tim Sagen
2 cassettes
2004
5
Holm, James L.
2 cassettes
2015
5
Henson, Randy
3 cassettes
2003
6
Katagiri, Rev. Mineo
8 cassettes
2003
6
Hall, Rev. Gwen
2 cassettes
1999
6
Giguere, Louis
2 cassettes
2003
6
Freeman, Pat
2 cassettes
2000
6
Fosshage, Sandra
2 cassettes
2004
6
Fosshage, Sandra, Marsha Botzer, and Janice van Cleve
2 cassettes
1999
7
Tritsch, Len
1999
7
Reed, John
1996
7
Peters, Dale and Jim Hoy
3 cassettes
1998
7
Paulson, Don
3 cassettes
2002
7
Ottey, Shan
2 cassettes
2002
7
Nota, Michele
1997
7
Meyerding, Jane
1997
7
Newton, Mark
3 cassettes
2001
7
Larson, Rae and Ann Manly
3 cassettes
1999
8
Botzer, Marsha
2 cassettes
1998
8
Brydon, Charlie
3 cassettes
2000
8
Burrell, Helen
2001
8
Cole, Geraldine
2 cassettes
2004
8
DeGrieck, Jerry
2 cassettes
2000
8
Ben Miriam, Faygele, Bob Deisher, and Harold Johnson
2 cassettes
1999
8
Dougherty, Mary
2 cassettes
1999
8
Folsom, Ward and Leigh Champlin
1996
8
Botzer, Marsha
1998
8
Moreland, Don
2006
9
Moreland, Don
2006
9
Scott, Ken
1999
9
Pratt, Vernell
2000
9
McPherson, Paul
1998
9
McGonagle, Joe
1995
9
Johnson, Cherry
2003
9
Habel, Mel
2000
9
Bigelow, Thomas
2004
9
Whitaker, George and Gates, Richard
1998
9
Wells, MacIver
1997
9
Sheets, John
2000
9
Smith, Rita
2003
9
Scott, Mary
2009

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Gay liberation movement--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Gays--Oregon--Interviews
  • Gays--Political activity--Oregon--Interviews
  • Gays--Political activity--Washington (State)--Interviews
  • Gays--Washington (State)--Interviews
  • Lesbians--Oregon--Interviews
  • Lesbians--Political activity--Oregon--Interviews
  • Lesbians--Political activity--Washington (State)--Interviews
  • Lesbians--Washington (State)--Interviews
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Sexual minorities--Oregon--Interviews
  • Sexual minorities--Washington (State)--Interviews
  • Corporate Names :
  • Northwest Lesbian and Gay History Museum Project--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Brochures
  • Oral histories
  • Transcripts