O'Brien (Ersey) scrapbooks (7008) The Ersey O'Brien scrapbooks consists of two ledger format spiral binders containing green bar computer paper that has been repurposed as scrapbook pages. The scrapbooks, one entitled "My friends" and the other "High School Memories," contain clippings and printed ephemera that document the activities of Jefferson High School alumni in Los Angeles from the 1950s through the 1980s.
Obermayer (Maximilian E.) papers (0090) Travel journals (Mexico, South America, Siberia) by a former professor of dermatology at USC; scrolls and citations. Obermayer (b.1896) immigrated to the U.S. from Austria at the beginning of his medical career.
Ocamb (Karen) Photographs (Coll2012.087) Karen Ocamb photographs include an undated group picture of Jim Kepner, Harry Hay, Morris Knight, Muetler(?), Jackie Goldberg, and Virginia Uribe; the New York Dyke March, June 1994; Jeanne Cristina with child Hannah at the 1993 March on Washington; and an unidentified gay event at New York Central Park.
Olympics Out of Cobb County records (Coll2013.053) Correspondence, photographs, letters of support, notebooks, anti-gay material, flyers, press releases, banners, T-shirts, clippings, stamps, audiocassettes, a videocassette and other material from Olympics Out of Cobb County (OOCC), 1990-1998, as well as OOCC co-founder, Jon-Ivan Weaver. OOCC formed in 1994 as a grassroots response by individuals and organizations to the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games' (ACOG) decision to hold the volleyball competition of the 1996 Olympic Games in Cobb County, Georgia. Cobb County came under fire from gay rights groups in 1993 when the Cobb County Board of Commissioners passed an anti-gay resolution condemning the "gay lifestyle."
Once in a Blue Moon Productions records (Coll2009.011) The bulk of this collection contains correspondence, financial records and printed ephemera documenting the activities of Once In A Blue Moon Productions, a production company and women's collective located in Los Angeles, California. The materials document Blue Moon's activities and operations from 1977 to 1980. Information about musicians who collaborated with Blue Moon--Woody Simmons, Joanna Cazden, Willie Tyson, Julie James, and Alix Dobkin--is included in the form of typed biographies, clippings, and correspondence.
ONE Archives gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender manuscripts collection (Coll2012.175) Unpublished fiction and nonfiction manuscripts; dissertations and theses; photocopied articles and chapters from published books; government reports, manuals and guidelines; independently-researched reports, manuals and guidelines; bibliographies; surveys; conference papers and proceedings; and other material created by or about gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals or agencies, circa 1837-2012.
ONE in Long Beach Incorporated records (Coll2012.172) The administrative, service, and event records of ONE in Long Beach Incorporated, 1986-2009. Alternately referred to as The Center/Long Beach, the Long Beach Gay and Lesbian Center, or the Gay and Lesbian Center of Greater Long Beach, the organization provides advocacy, health, legal, and social services to the LGBT community in the Long Beach area.
ONE Incorporated records (Coll2011.001) The collection consists of the administrative records, publications, correspondence, divisional records, affiliate office records, and photographs of ONE Inc., 1907-2001, bulk 1952-1994. The records include annual reports, court records of ONE Inc. legal entanglements, complete runs of
ONE Magazine and
ONE Institute Quarterly: Homophile Studies, reader correspondence, submissions by writers and artists, ONE Institute course and reference files, the data and reports of internally conducted research projects, and photographs over the course W. Dorr Legg's stewardship of ONE Inc. from 1952 to 1994.
Orange County Visibility League Records (Coll2011.047) Press releases, organizational bylaws, meeting notes, map, articles, and flyers documenting activities of the Orange County Visibility League (OCVL). The OCVL was formed in 1988 to advocate for civil rights for gays and lesbians in Orange County.
Orphanos (Stathis) Gay Activist Photographs (Coll2012.053) Stathis Orphanos photographic portraits of iconic gay activists, including Forman Brown, Harry Hay, Morris Kight, and Jim Kepner, undated. Note: Sixty-nine digital photographs of non-gay military content were sent to the archives at an earlier time, but without an accompanying deed of gift. These images have been referenced under this collection number as well.
Osborn (Ken) legal records (Coll2007.005) Legal records, including briefs, memoranda, trial transcripts, and judicial orders, of 1st Lt. (later Capt.) Ken Osborn, USAR, relating to his participation as one of the named plaintiffs in
Able v. United States (1994-1998) and its predecessor,
Doe v. Aspin (1993), the first pro-active court challenge to the Clinton Administration's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy concerning gays in the military.
Osborne-Montague family papers (0190) The Osborne-Montague family papers contains the papers of multiple generations of the Osborne and Montague families, as well as of the families they married into (primarily the Tingstads and the Caleffs). Rodney Montague moved to Los Angeles in 1853, while Henry Zenas Osborne moved to the area in 1878. Montague was a farmer; Osborne owned the Los Angeles Evening Express and was a Congressman for California's 10th Congressional District from 1917 until his death in 1923. His son, Henry Zenas Osborne, Jr., married Montague's grandaughter, Lilian Montague in 1906. The collection contains correspondence, business papers, financial records, artifacts, photographs, newspapers, and ephemera from the various families represented.
Outfest records (Coll2012.174) The collection documents the board, staff, and committee activities; event planning and operations; outreach, marketing, and merchandising; fundraising; volunteer operations; financial management; collaborations; and general administration for Outfest, the Los Angeles lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender film festival, 1986-2011. Over the three decades from its founding in 1982, Outfest has showcased thousands of films from around the world, educated and mentored hundreds of emerging filmmakers, and protected more than 20,000 LGBT films and videos.
Outland (George E.) USC Trojans football scrapbook (5276) Scrapbook of clippings created by George E. Outland documenting the 1931 USC-Notre Dame football game. Clippings come from newspapers from all over the United States. Also included is a section on the 1931 Stanford-Dartmouth football game. Outland was born in Santa Paula, Ventura County, California, on October 8, 1906. He attended public schools and Whittier College in California, received his M.A. from Harvard University and his Ph.D. from Yale University. He also attended the University of Southern California. Outland was a social worker in Boston from 1928- 1933, then moved back to Los Angeles to work for social agencies in that city. He was elected to Congress in 1942 and served two terms. He died in 1981.
Overton (Alice) papers (0432) The Alice Overton papers consists of reports, publications, clippings, correspondence, printed ephemera, 1930-1987, that documents Alice Overton's career as a social worker and as a social activist. The holdings are especially strong for the 1950s and the 1960s.