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Lesbian and Gay Pride collection, 1982-2004

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Lesbian and Gay Pride, Inc. (Portland, Or.)
Title
Lesbian and Gay Pride collection
Dates
1982-2004 (inclusive)
Quantity
2.5 cubic feet , (5 document boxes)
Collection Number
Mss 2988-10
Summary
Records of an organization of Portland, Oregon, which arranged Lesbian and Gay Pride marches in the city and elsewhere. Items include programs, financial information, contracts and permits, correspondence, planning minutes, and miscellaneous items for annual festivals and marches held in Portland and Salem, Oregon and Vancouver, British Columbia. Materials date from the late 1980s and 1990s.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Davies Family Research Library
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Lesbian and Gay Pride, Inc., was a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated in Oregon in 1986. The official purpose of the organization was "to eductate the genral public about human rights issues in same sex relationships." Its chief sources of revenue were from film and lecture series and grants. Its major activity was organizing the Lesbian and Gay Pride marches and rallies in the Portland region.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Items include programs, financial information, contracts and permits, correspondence, planning minutes, and miscellaneous items for annual Gay Pride festivals and marches held in Portland and Salem, Oregon and Vancouver, British Columbia. The bulk of the material relates to Portland. The collection also includes miscellaneous material concerning sexual orientation discrimination, the Oregon Citizens Alliance and its anti-Gay Measure 9 from 1992, and the 1995 murders of Roxane Ellis and Michelle Abdill, Lesbian partners of Medford, Oregon.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Lesbian and Gay Pride collection, Mss 2988-10, Oregon Historical Society Research Library

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Series A:  Pride marches, 1982-1997Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
1982 Pride March program guide
1982
1/2
1984 Pride March program guide
1984
1/3
1985 Pride March program guide
1985
1/4
1986 Pride March program guide
1986
1/5
1987 Pride
1987
1/6
1988 Pride
1988
1/7
1989 Pride
1989
1/8
1990 Pride
1990
1/9
1991 Pride
1991
1992 Pride
Box/Folder
1/10
Advertiser contracts (Pride Guide)
1992
1/11
Bank
1992
1/12
Booth registration forms
1992
1/13
Correspondence
1992
1/14
Financial
1992
1/15
Health Fair
1992
1/16
Invoices
1992
1/17
Mailing list
1992
1/18
Marching registrations
1992
1/19
Permits (city) and insurance
1992
1/20
Program
1992
2/1
Vendor contracts
1992
1993 Pride
Box/Folder
2/2
Agenda for committee, and minutes
1993
2/3
Correspondence
1993
2/4
Financial
1993
2/5
Miscellaneous
1993
2/6
Program
1993
2/7
Registration forms (marching)
1993
2/8
Salem Gay Pride flyer
1993
1994 Pride
Box/Folder
2/9
Agenda and minutes
1994
2/10
Pride - booth applications
1994
2/11
Correspondence, general
1994
2/12
Correspondence regarding Alternative Sound
1994
2/13
CVs
1994
2/14
Financial
1994
2/15
Miscellaneous notes
1994
2/16
Parade applications
1994
2/17
Permits (city) and contracts
1994
2/18
Phone/mail lists
1994
2/19
Press release
1994
2/20
Private fundraisers
1994
2/21
Program
1994
2/22
Survey
1994
1995 Pride
Box/Folder
3/1
Agenda and minutes
1995
3/2
Booth registrations
1995
3/3
Business cards and brochures
1995
3/4
Coming Out Day
1995
3/5
Contracts and agreements
1995
3/6
Correspondence
1995
3/7
Pride - Doris Daze
1995
3/8
Festival booth rules
1995
3/9
Financial
1995
3/10
Flyers
1995
3/11
Lucille Hart Dinner program
1995
3/12
Mail/phone lists
1995
3/13
March registrations
1995
3/14
Miscellaneous notes
1995
3/15
The Objects (band)
1995
3/16
Program
1995
3/17
Program ad order form
1995
3/18
Unidentified photo
1995
1996 Pride
Box/Folder
4/1
Correspondence
1996
4/2
Evaluations
1996
4/3
Financial
1996
4/4
Food concessions
1996
4/5
Minutes of committee
1996
4/6
Permits (city) and insurance
1996
4/7
Political
1996
4/8
Program
1996
4/9
Vendor/booths
1996
1997 Pride
Box/Folder
4/10
Correspondence
1997
4/11
Financial
1997
4/12
Minutes of committee
1997
4/13
Permit, city
1997
4/14
Program
1997
4/15
Right to Pride Dinner program
1997
4/16
Vancouver BC Pride
1997
4/17
Vendors
1997
Box/Folder
5/1
1998-1999 Pride--Programs
1998-1999
5/2
2001-2003 Pride--Programs
2001-2003
5/3
2004 and later Pride--Programs
2004-

Series B:  General and administrative materials, 1986-1997Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
5/4
Business cards and brochures
Miscellaneous cards and brochures for Gay/Lesbian and supportive businesses.
undated
5/5
By-laws, Lesbian and Gay Pride, Inc.
By-laws adopted November 19, 1986, incorporation, and tax ID papers.
1986
5/6
By-laws--Draft of 1994 (revised)
1994
5/7
By-laws--Draft of 1996 (revised)
1996
5/8
By-laws--General materials
undated
5/9
Discrimination (sexual orientation)
undated
5/10
Equity Foundation
undated
5/11
Ellis-Abdill
Includes letter from the Metropolitan Human Rights Campaign to Stonewall Northwest regarding the murder of Roxane Ellis and Michelle Abdill; and email message.
1995
5/12
Film comments from newspapers on The birdcage
undated
5/13
Miscellaneous material
1993-1997
5/14
Pride material
Includes phone logs, cards of participating businesses, a photograph, and a blank request for cash disbursements, all unidentified by date.
undated
5/15
Pride Northwest Mission Statement
Edited mission statement of the organization.
undated
5/16
No on 9/ OCA
Miscellaneous material on the Oregon Citizens Alliance and Ballot Measure 9, 1992.
1992
5/17
Social event flyers
1997
5/18
Stonewall Northwest Letterhead
1995
5/19
Transgender material
undated