Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians (PFLAG) of Grants Pass, Oregon records, 1990s  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Grants Pass/Josephine County ChapterParents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Grants Pass/Josephine County Chapter
Title
Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians (PFLAG) of Grants Pass, Oregon records
Dates
1990s (inclusive)
Quantity
1.5 linear feet, (1 container)
Collection Number
Coll 417
Summary
The National Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians (PFLAG) organization was founded in 1972 by a mother of a gay son, and there are local chapters in every state. The collection contains the records of the Grants Pass, Oregon chapter.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time. Collection includes sound recordings, moving images, and digital files to which access is restricted. Access to these materials is governed by repository policy and may require the production of listening or viewing copies. Researchers requiring access must notify Special Collections and University Archives in advance and pay fees for reproduction services as necessary.

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Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Parents and Friends of Gays and Lesbians (PFLAG) was founded in 1972 by a mother who wanted to publicly support her gay son. It is "made up of parents, families, friends, and straight allies uniting with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people."

"PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy. PFLAG is a national non-profit organization [and] has over 350 chapters and 200,000 supporters in major urban centers, small cities and rural areas in all 50 states."

[Source: pflag.org website]

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection is organized by accession; as of 2013 there is only one accession.

Accession Up 051: contains PFLAG Grants Pass pamphlets and newsletters, buttons, and a banner. There are also audio cassette and video cassette recordings of events and interviews.

The collection also contains ephemera from the anti-gay organizations.

Many of the records are undated; most of the records seem to have originated in the 1990s.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Gay liberation movement--Oregon
  • Gay rights--Oregon
  • Gays--Oregon--Grants Pass
  • Gays--Oregon--Josephine County
  • Gays--Political activity--Oregon
  • Homophobia--Oregon
  • Homosexuality--Social aspects--Oregon
  • Parents of gays--Oregon--Grants Pass
  • Parents of gays--Oregon--Josephine County
  • Parents of gays--Political activity--Oregon
  • Corporate Names :
  • Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Grants Pass/Josephine County Chapter
  • Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Grants Pass/Josephine County Chapter
  • Geographical Names :
  • Grants Pass (Or.)--Social life and customs--20th century
  • Josephine County (Or.)--Social life and customs--20th century
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Audiocassettes
  • Ephemera
  • Newsletters
  • Pamphlets
  • Propaganda
  • videocassette (VHS)
  • Videocassettes