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"Gay U.S.A '76" newsletter, 1976

 Item — Box: BW-2, Folder: 14, item: 2

Scope and Contents

A fifty-five page newsletter circa 1976, titled "Gay U.S.A '76," that was likely circulated at San Francisco's Gay Freedom Celebration. The newsletter contains reports from gay community leaders of several cities including Anchorage, Denver, and Los Angeles, an article on creating and incorporating a city in California founded by people who identify as gay, a map of the United States with labels including "Land of Our Lady of Repressions" and "Land of the Backslidden," and over one hundred and twenty-five advertisements for gay bars,services, and other gay-friendly businesses, primarily from California. The newsletter is illustrated throughout with drawings and photographs.


  • Creation: 1976

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.


From the Collection: .167 Cubic Feet (1 legal sized folder)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA