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Guide to the Pauline Park Papers TAM.663

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Caroline Evans

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 20, 2015
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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Park, Pauline
Title: Pauline Park Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1990-2015
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 2000-2015
Abstract : This collection contains material concerning the advocacy, activism, and writing of Pauline Park, a transgender activist and educator. Park helped co-found the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) and the Queens Pride House (QPH). She campaigned for the transgender rights law enacted by the New York City Council in 2002, and in 2005 became the first openly transgender grand marshal of the New York City Pride March. This collection contains materials on subjects such as transgender health, identity, community, and public policy, and includes correspondence, photographs, VHS tapes, conference name badges, certificates, audio recordings, original poetry and creative writing, flyers for events and conferences related to QPH and NYAGRA, newspaper clippings and magazine articles featuring Park, and letters to politicians and allied organizations advocating the passage of LGTBQ inclusion and non-discrimination legislation.
Quantity: 7.25 linear feet in 6 record cartons, 1 manuscript box, 1 oversize flat box, and 1 oversize folder in shared housing
Language of Materials Note : Materials are in English
Call Phrase: TAM.663