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The Dallas Gay Alliance was a continuation of the Dallas Gay Political Caucus. Founded in the mid-1970s, the Dallas Gay Political Caucus was first established by Dick Peeples, Steve Wilkins, Louise Young, Don Baker and others. During the early 1980s, the group changed its name to the Dallas Gay Alliance. One part of the group became the Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition of Dallas. During the 1980s, the Dallas Gay Alliance continued to work towards improving rights for the LGBT population through education and social work as well as its primary focus, developing ways of combatting the AIDS problem.
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This collection contains early court cases, photographs, negatives, correspondence and clippings related to the Dallas Gay Alliance. Cases defended by Donald Maison include incidents where gay men were being targeted by the Dallas Police Department for lewd behavior at clubs. Later, the
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Barbaro's Deposition, June 8, 1968
This folder contains a copy of the depostion of Dr. Daniel John Barbaro in the case of the Dallas Gay Alliance v. The City of Dallas (Parkland Hospital).
Court Documents 1, 1980-1981
This folder contains appellant's briefs, statement of facts, Don Maison correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, and Richard Schwiderski correspondence.
Court Documents 2, 1979-1982
This folder contains newspaper clippings, Don Maison correspondence, notes, graphes, six 4 x 5 colored negatives, six colored slides, invoices, and Dallas Gay Alliance Grievance Committee Packet.
Dallas Times Herald-Swanson Article, 1979
This folder contains notes and newspaper clippings.
Domestic Violence, 1988
This folder contains pamphelets, Texas Council on Family Violence Services Directory, newspaper clippings, blank sheets of paper, notes, and newsletters.
Luby's Depostion, June 8, 1968
This folder contains the deposition of Dr. James P. Luby in the case of Dallas Gay Alliance v. The City of Dallas (Parkland Hospital).
Previous Testimony and Cross Examinations, 1980-1981
This folder contains Affidavit of Donald J. Maison, Jr., extracts from court documents, and a Motion to Extend Time for Filing Statement of Facts.
Schwiderski, Richard Craig v. State of Texas 1, 1979-1984
This folder contains time slips, business cards, notes, Donald J. Maison Fee Sheet, newspaper clippings, memorandums, apellant's briefs, Donald J. Maison correspondence, Henry Wade correspondence, and check copies.
Schwiderski, Richard Craig v. State of Texas 2, 1979-1984
This folder contains Court Documents (Motion For Extension of Time, Motion For Appeal, and Motion For Supoeana), Donald J. Maison correspondence, Appelant's Briefs, notes, check copies, Association of Flight Attendants Personal Record of Richard Schwiderski, Subpoena of Donald J. Maison, Jr., Richard Criag Schwiderski Defendant Personal Data Sheet, court dockets, and checklist for criminal cases.
Schwiderski, Richard Craig v. State of Texas 3, Schwiderski (Arrest Reports), 1979
This folder contains newpaper clippings and arrest reports.
Schwiderski, Richard Craig v. State of Texas 4, Newspaper Clippings, 1980-1981
Schwiderski, Richard Craig v. State of Texas 5, Photographs, 1979
This folder contains six 8 x 10 colored photographs of the exterior and interior of the Village Station bar in Dallas.
Speedy Trial, 1980
This folder contains handwritten notes.
Triangle Witnesses, 1979-1983
This folder contains Expunction of Arrest Records, notes, letter, written testimonies, and Richard Schwiderski's personal resume.