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Lesbian Gay Political Coalition Papers (The Dallas Way), 1993-1998 | University of North Texas Special Collections

By S. Ivie

Collection Overview

Title: Lesbian Gay Political Coalition Papers (The Dallas Way), 1993-1998Add to your cart.
ID: 01/AR0829
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 09/16/2014. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects: Political party organization -- United States

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains the papers of the organization from 1993-1998, which is during the time that Al Daniels served as treasurer for the group and later, as co-chair. Steve Atkinson served as president of the organization during the years of Al Daniels's involvement with the group. In 1997-1998, the club reunited with their former organization under the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance banner. The organization has been active under this name ever since.

Collection Historical Note

The Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition of Dallas was a political organization created out of the Dallas Gay Political Caucus during the 1980s. The Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition of Dallas and the Dallas Gay Alliance were the two groups which formed out of the Dallas Gay Political Caucus. During the early eighties, the Dallas Gay Alliance chose to focus more on social issues with the rise of the AIDS epidemic, while the Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition continued to operate with politicians and local leaders in order to get more members of the LGBT community and those supportive of equal rights elected into office. Throughout each year, the group participated in screenings of political candidates, held fundraising events, met frequently to discuss current issues and revised organizational bylaws. The organization was active most prominently during election years, where they helped increase visibility for candidates in both local and national elections.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 2014-60
Acquisition Source: Al Daniels
Acquisition Method: Donation

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Series 1: PapersAdd to your cart.
 
Box 1Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 642818
Folder 1: LG-PAC, 1996-1997Add to your cart.
This folder contains LG-PAC (Lesbian/Gay Political Action Committee) Candidate Screenings, an LG-PAC Candidate Questionaires, an LG-PAC Endorsement Agenda, the Triangle News, and newspaper clippings.
Folder 2: LGPC 1, 1993-1997Add to your cart.
This folder contains the Triangle News, meeting agendas, notes, a Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation: Media Essentials Training Manual, a Texas Ethics Commission Amendment, LGPC Membership Forms, Dallas Board of Education and City Council Members 1995-1997 list, a Volunteer Deputy Registrar's Handbook, Stonewall Democrats Innaugural Meeting minutes, letters, newspaper clippings, a LGPC Current Dues Paid List, and a Form 3602 Permit Imprint.
NOTE: Post Office key removed and moved to Artifact series.
Folder 3: LGPC 2, October-November, 1996Add to your cart.
This folder contains the Triangle News, a meeting agenda, letters, flyers, newspaper clippings, and notes.
Folder 4: LGPC 3, December, 1996Add to your cart.
This folder contains letters, faxes, notes, and newsletters.
Folder 5: LGPC 4, January, 1997Add to your cart.
This folder contains newspaper clippings, flyers, notes, faxes, and meeting agendas.
Folder 6: LGPC 5, February, 1997Add to your cart.
This folder contains newspaper clippings, flyers, notes, and letters.
Folder 7: LGPC 6, March, 1997Add to your cart.
This folder contains newspaper clippings, notes, letters, and faxes.
Folder 8: LGPC 7, April, 1997Add to your cart.
This folder contains newspaper clippings, flyer, notes, letters, faxes, and business cards.
Folder 9: LGPC Binder 1, 1997-1998Add to your cart.
This folder contains newspaper clippings, an LGPC members list, DGLA (Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance) merger with LGPC information, and notes.
Folder 10: LGPC Binder 2, Membership, Bylaws, and Bills, 1996-1998Add to your cart.
This folder contains an LGPC members list, notes, business cards, and an LGPC Statement of Purpose.
Folder 11: LGPC Binder 3, May-September, 1997Add to your cart.
This folder contains newspaper clippings, the Human Rights Campaign Magazine, letters, and flyers.
Folder 12: LGPC Binder 4, October-December, 1997Add to your cart.
This folder contains meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, faxes, notes, letters, and an LGPC membership list.
Folder 13: LGPC Notes, October, 1996Add to your cart.
 

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