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03. The Dallas Way/LGBTQ Archives

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 03
Collections related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Queer history. The majority of collections in this classification were collected in conjunction with The Dallas Way, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the LGBTQ history of Dallas.

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Linda Jebavy Mitchell Collection (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0881
Abstract

These collected materials document many of the issues facing the LGBT community in Dallas during the AIDS epidemic.

Dates: 1985-1991; Majority of material found in 1986-1990; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 10/00/2016

Barbara Rosenberg Papers (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0882
Abstract

Materials of Judge Barbara Rosenberg, who won the 1992 election for the Dallas Court of Appeals and defeated Judge Jack Hampton.

Dates: 1982-2013; Majority of material found in 1992; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 10/00/2016

Bruce Monroe Collection (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0880
Scope and Contents This collection contains buttons, pins and t-shirts from Bruce Monroe. The artifacts in this collection reflect Monroe's LGBT and AIDS activism with various groups throughout the years. Buttons for the Bill Nelson Council, Dallas Gay Alliance, DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS), Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund, GUTS (Gay Urban Truth Squad), HRC (Human Rights Campaign), March on Washington, NAMES Project, Walk for Life and others are part of this collection. T-shirts include the...
Dates: 1982-2015; Majority of material found in 1983-1993; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 10/00/2016

Steve Arnn Collection (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0883
Abstract

A collection of event/group-specific T-shirts from Steve Arnn, an original board member of Razzle Dazzle Dallas.

Dates: 1979-1993; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 10/00/2016

Carlos Banda Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR0886
Abstract

The Carlos Banda Collection is an LGBT tennis collection associated primarily with the Texas region. The collection contains a variety of organizational papers, photographs and artifacts concerning several groups Mr. Banda was affiliated with from 1977-2016.

Dates: 1977-2016; Majority of material found in 1991-2002; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 10/00/2016

Outrageous Oral Collection (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0860
Abstract

Video recordings of three speeches given at Outrageous Oral Volume 18: A Salute to Baker v. Wade, sponsored by The Dallas Way. Videos can be accessed in The Portal to Texas History.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 02/00/2016

John Thomas Papers (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0889
Abstract

The John Thomas Collection contains the papers of John Thomas prior to, during, and after his time as the first Executive Director of the AIDS Resource Center.

Dates: 1976-2016; Majority of material found in 1976-1999; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 09/00/2017

Louise Young and Vivienne Armstrong Papers (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0887
Abstract

The Louise Young and Vivienne Armstrong Collection is an LGBT collection which primarily contains organizational documents from the Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition of Dallas, as well as the Dallas Gay Political Caucus and the Dallas Gay Alliance/Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance.

Dates: 1975-2004; Majority of material found in 1975-1997; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 10/00/2016

William Waybourn Papers (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0893
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of William Waybourn, former president of both the Dallas Gay Alliance and Foundation for Human Understanding, as well as GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) and Window Media, LLC. The collection also contains photographs of  Bill Nelson, Terry Tebedo, John Thomas, and others. The bulk of the collections dates from 1981-2014.

Dates: 1918-2019; Majority of material found in 1983-1997; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 09/00/2017

Mike Anglin Papers (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0894
Abstract

The Mike Anglin Papers include materials related to the Lesbian and Gay Rights Lobby of Texas, Oak Lawn Community Services, the Lone Star Ride, as well as photographs and video of Dallas area LGBT activists. Items related to Anglin’s genealogy are also included.

Dates: 1902, 1983-2019; Majority of material found in 1990-2019; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 01/00/2015

Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade Collection (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0862
Abstract

Video footage of the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade--the annual Dallas Gay Pride parade.

Dates: 1992-2013; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 11/00/2012

University of North Texas. Pride Alliance Records

 Collection
Identifier: U0733
Abstract

Various documents and artifacts related to the UNT Pride Alliance and the campus and local LGBT community.

Dates: 2003-2009; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 00/00/2018

LGBTQ Web Archive Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR0905
Abstract

Archived LGBTQ websites from the North Texas area.

Dates: 2016-2017; Majority of material found in 2017; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 08/00/2017

Texas Stonewall Democratic Caucus Papers (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0827
Scope and Contents

Materials in this collection contain correspondence, member lists, meeting minutes, contact information and organizational records as compiled by the group's treasurer during his tenure. Election materials from 2008 are also included along with information on lobbying events in Austin, Texas.

Dates: 1999-2010; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 09/16/2014

Stonewall Democrats of Dallas Papers (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0828
Scope and Contents The Stonewall Democrats of Dallas is an LGBT Democratic political organization that arose from large donations to Republican candidates from the Log Cabin Republicans. The Stonewall Democrats of Dallas was created by Christy Kinsler, Gary Fitzsimmons, Michael Milliken, Al Daniels, Billy Fry, and Sunny Erwin in 1996. Since the club’s inception, its members have worked hard to organize and fund campaigns for LGBT-friendly Democrats in Dallas County and nationally. They conduct fund raisers,...
Dates: 2004-2007; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 09/16/2014

Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Papers (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0829
Abstract

The Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Papers contains the organization's records, newsletters, and other materials related to the group.

Dates: 1993-1998; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 09/16/2014

Charles C. Francis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR0835
Abstract

The Charles C. Francis Collection includes documentation on the politics of gay rights during George W. Bush’s presidential election and first four years of the Bush administration.

Dates: 1911-2013; Majority of material found in 2000-2004; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 10/15/2014

BLK (Magazine) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR0909
Abstract

Copies of BLK, the national black lesbian and gay newsmagazine.

Dates: 1988-1994; Majority of material found in 1989-1991

"Queering the Lone Star State" Wesley Phelps Podcast Interviews Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR0976
Abstract

This collection contains 20 recorded interviews which were conducted between 2022-2023. Interviews were recorded for the purpose of being included in a narrative podcast series titled "Queering the Lone Star State: The Legal Battle for Equality in Texas." The podcast series utilized portions of the recorded interviews in this collections, however, this collection serves to preserve and provide access to the full interviews.

Dates: 2022-2023; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 10/26/2022

The Dallas Gay Alliance (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0838
Abstract

This collection contains early court cases, photographs, negatives, correspondence and clippings related to the Dallas Gay Alliance.

Dates: 1968-1988; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 09/00/2014

David Collins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR0914
Abstract

The draft pages and research materials of David Collins for his 2017 non-fiction book, Accidental Activitists: Mark Phariss, Vic Holmes, and Their Fight for Marriage Equality in Texas, published by the University of North Texas Press.

Dates: 2014-2017; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 10/00/2018

William H. "Bill" Nelson, Jr. and Jean Nelson Collection (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0842
Scope and Contents The poetry, writing, and memoirs of Bill Nelson are part of this collection. Also included in this collection are the letters and speeches of Jean Nelson, mainly concerning her son, Bill Nelson, as well as correspondence with Bill’s friend, Mike Anglin. Jean Nelson discusses her life with Bill and after his death, presenting a unique point of view as the mother of a civil rights leader and as someone who lost a loved one to AIDS. Letters of support to Jean Nelson and others as tributes to...
Dates: 1970-2011; Majority of material found in 1971-1990

Black Tie Dinner Collection (The Dallas Way)

 Collection
Identifier: AR0849
Abstract

The Black Tie Dinner collection contains photos, videos, invitations, and journals from the DFW Black Tie Dinner spread across physical materials and audiovisual materials on discs, VHS, Betamax, and DVCAM tapes.

Dates: 1987-2019; Majority of material found in 1997-2006; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 05/00/2015

Elizabeth "Betty" Fairchild Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR0762
Abstract

This collection contains artist books, journals, memoirs, papers, photo albums, photos, scrapbooks, and writing books from Betty Fairchild.

Dates: 1920-2010; Majority of material found in 1990-2009; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Acquisition: Date acquired: 10/00/2013

Dallas Voice Newspaper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR0100
Abstract

This collection contains physical and digitized newspapers published by the Dallas Voice, as well as materials and publications produced by Voice Publishing, Inc.

Dates: 1984-2019