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Finding Aid to the Douglas Conrad Collection, 1991-2005

Finding aid prepared by Loni Shibuyama, (c) 2013

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Summary Information

Repository
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Creator - Creator
Conrad, Douglas
Title
Douglas Conrad collection
Collection no.
Coll2013.095
Date [inclusive]
1991-2005
Extent
0.4 linear foot., 1 archive carton.
Language
English
Language of Materials note
Languages represented in collection: English and Hungarian.
Abstract
Photographs, a transcript, typescripts, clippings, and promotional flyers and pamphlets documenting the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in Hungary, Poland and Serbia, 1991-2005, collected by San Francisco gay activist, Douglas Conrad. The collection includes documents from Shades of Red and Pink, an oral history project begun by Conrad to document GLBT people in Eastern European countries.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder #, or item name] Douglas Conrad Collection, Coll2013-095, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Biography

"[Douglas Conrad] has been active in the US Lesbian/Gay community for nearly two decades. He has worked on the steering committee of the 1987 March On Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, co-chaired the 1988 San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Day Parade and Celebration, and has been conducting and developing an archive of Oral Histories of sexual minorities in nine Eastern/Central European countries since 1991. He co-produced the first Siberian Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, and the 1997, 98, and 99 Budapest International Lesbian/Gay Film Festivals."

Source:

Box 1, Folder 9, Douglas Conrad Collection, Coll2013-095, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Scope and Contents

The collection includes photographs, a transcript, typescripts, clippings and promotional flyers and pamphlets documenting the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in Hungary, Poland and Serbia, 1991-2005, collected by San Francisco gay activist, Douglas Conrad. Notably, the collection includes documents from Shades of Red and Pink, an oral history project begun by Conrad to document GLBT people in nine Eastern European countries; photographs of GLBT communities in Poland and Hungary in 1991; and materials from a cross-cultural GLBT exchange program between Belgrade, Budapest and San Francisco.

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Arrangement

Douglas Conrad's Shades of Red and Pink project documents are at the beginning of this collection. The remaining files are arranged alphabetically.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
(c) 2013
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
(213) 821-2771
askone@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition

Gift of Douglas Conrad, October 6, 2006.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, October 2013.

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Related Materials

Separated Materials

The following publications have been separated from the collection and cataloged in the ONE Archives' periodicals database:

Labrisz: Leszbikus Lap, Budapest, 1996-1997 (3 issues).

San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Day Parade and Celebration program, "Parade '88: Rightfully Proud," June 26, 1988.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Photographs
  • Transcripts

Geographic Name(s)

  • Budapest (Hungary)
  • Poland

Subject(s)

  • Gay and lesbian film festivals
  • Gay pride festivals--Budapest (Hungary)

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Douglas Conrad collection 

Box Folder

 Shades of Red and Pink oral history transcripts 1994 

1 1

 Shades of Red and Pink, "Working Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Civil Rights in Central and Eastern Europe" circa 1995-2005 

1 2

 AIDS pamphlets 1997-1998 

1 3

 Article about Douglas Conrad 1997 

1 4

 Award certificate 1997 

1 5

 Budapest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 1997 

1 6

 Budapest Gay and Lesbian Festival (Meleg es Leszbikus Fesztival) 1998-2005   [2 folders]

1 7-8

 Cross-cultural study trip: Belgrade, Budapest and San Francisco exchange 2003 

1 9

 Graupner, Helmut. "Towards Freedom and Equality: The Legal Status of Homosexuality in European and National Law" 1998 

1 10

 Official Journal of European Communities 2000 

1 11

 Photographs, Poland 1991-1994   23 contact sheets and 41 photographs (b&w).

Scope and Contents

Includes images of Jaromik, Tadeusz and Zgibnew in Warsaw, Poland; employees in the offices of Inaje, a gay magazine Poznan, Poland; Gregory Musil; the Gdansk Initiative; Wolfgang, Johling; Moscow Red Square; "underground gay bar in Communist era Warsaw"; Alhambra, underground gay club; Puppet Theatre; Gregory Musiaw; Queens Casino; Budapest, Hungary; and Homomonument, memorial to homosexuals killed in World War 2.

1 12

 Sandor, Bea. "Report on the Rights of Lesbians, Gay Men and Bisexuals in Hungary" circa 1995-2005 

1 13

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