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National New Orleans Memorial Fund Collection, 1973-1988

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque, (c) 2011

Summary Information

Repository
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Creator
National New Orleans Memorial Fund.
Title
National New Orleans Memorial Fund Collection
Collection no.
Coll2011.078
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1973-1974
Date [inclusive]
1973-1988
Extent
0.4 linear foot., [4 folders]
Language
English
Mixed materials [Box]
1
Abstract
Financial statements, medical service receipts, correspondence, articles, flyers, eulogy texts, clippings, photograph, donation records and other material from the National New Orleans Memorial Fund (NNOMF), 1973-1974. The NNOMF was established in Los Angeles in 1973 to provide medical assistance and other support for victims of a fire that killed 32 patrons of a bar popular with the New Orleans gay and lesbian community.

Preferred Citation

National New Orleans Memorial Fund Collection, Coll2011-078, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

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Historical Note

The National New Orleans Memorial Fund was established in Los Angeles in 1973 to provide medical assistance and other support for victims of a fire that killed 32 patrons of a bar popular with the New Orleans gay and lesbian community.

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Scope and Content

Financial statements, medical service receipts, correspondence, articles, flyers, eulogy texts, clippings, photograph, donation records and other material from the National New Orleans Memorial Fund (NNOMF), 1973-1974. Documents from the 1980s refer to activity during the years 1973-1974. The NNOMF was established in Los Angeles in 1973 to provide medical assistance and other support for victims of a fire that killed 32 patrons of a bar popular with the New Orleans gay and lesbian community.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
(c) 2011
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
(213) 821-2771
askone@usc.edu

Access

Contact ONE archivist regarding access restrictions.

Publication Rights

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Processing Information

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • New Orleans (La.)

Subject(s)

  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
  • Gay activists
  • Lesbian activists--United States

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