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Preliminary Inventory to the Lesbian and Gay Labor Network Records WAG.092

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lesbian and Gay Labor Network (New York, N.Y.)
Source - dnr: Frank, Miriam
Source - dnr: Holcomb, Desma
Title: Lesbian and Gay Labor Network Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1986-1991
Abstract: LGLN was founded in New York City in 1987 to promote lesbian and gay rights in unions and labor solidarity in the gay community. Activities include the Coors Boycott Coalition, publishing Pride at Work, organizing lesbian and gay committees in unions, and resource referral, particularly regarding AIDS in the workplace and domestic partnership benefits. The collection consists mainly of research files collected by Miriam Frank and Desma Holcomb for their book, Pride at Work. Also included are the organizational files, petition files, LGLN Newsletter, DC 37 Committee, and the Lesbian and Gay Teachers Association newsletter.
Quantity: 1 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: WAG.092

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Historical/Biographical Note

LGLN was founded in New York City in 1987 by Desma Holcomb, Peter Tenney, Vivienne Freund, Harry Franklin and Shelley Ettinger as well as other lesbian and gay trade union activists to promote lesbian and gay rights in unions and labor solidarity in the gay community. Activities include the Coors Boycott Coalition, publishing Pride at Work, organizing lesbian and gay committees in unions, and resource referral, particularly regarding AIDS in the workplace and domestic partnership benefits.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection consists mainly of research files collected by Miriam Frank and Desma Holcomb for their book, Pride at Work. Also included are the organizational files, petition files, LGLN Newsletter, DC 37 Committee, and the Lesbian and Gay Teachers Association newsletter.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in the order in which they were recieved.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Ettinger, Shelley
  • Tenney, Peter
  • Frank, Miriam
  • Holcomb, Desma
  • Frank, Miriam
  • Holcomb, Desma

Document Type

  • Newsletters.

Subject Organizations

  • Lesbian and Gay Teachers Association (New York, N.Y.)
  • Lesbian and Gay Labor Network (New York, N.Y.)

Subject Topics

  • Unmarried couples -- Legal status, laws, etc.
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Employment.
  • Gays -x Employment -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Gay rights -- United States.
  • Labor unions -x Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Gay liberation movement -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Lesbians -x Employment -- New York (State) -- New York.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection, created by the Lesbian and Gay Labor Network was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date; Collection name; Collection number; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Miriam Frank and Desma Holcomb, 2015. The accession number associated with this gift is 1991.008.

Processing Information

Collection is unprocessed.

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Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 AIDS in the Workplace
1986-1991
Box: 1 Folder : 2 NYCOSH, SEMCOSH and OSHA on AIDS
1989-1990, undated
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Unions and AIDS (Non-Hospital)
1987-1990, undated
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Surveys: AIDS, Employment, Domestic Partnership
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Aids and the Workplace--Legal Cases
1988-1991, undated
Box: 1 Folder : 6 World Health Organization Statement on AIDS
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Women and AIDS
1988-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Interviews, Notes on AIDS
1989, undated
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Arts Unions and AIDS
1989-1991, undated
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Hospital Unions and AIDS
1989-1991, undated
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Domestic Partnership: Clippings
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Domestic Partnership: Interviews, Notes
1989
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Domestic Partnership: Petitions
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 14 LGLN Newsletters
1987-1990
Box: 1 Folder : 15 DC 37 Lesbian and Gay Issues Committee
1988-1990, undated
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Lesbian and Gay Teachers Association
1988-1990
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Miscellaneous Clippings
1987-1991
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Publications, Pamphlets
undated

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