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Gender and Sexuality

CAESAR'S SHOWBAR (JOSEPH C. WICKS) COLLECTION, 1980-2010.
Toledo's longest-running gay bar (early 1980s-2010)
Collection consists of publications, photographs, artifacts, and awards granted to the popular nightspot for its work in supporting HIV/AIDS awareness through fundraisers. MSS-317, 4 linear feet.
See also: entries under Civic Interests, Music, Art, Drama, and Theatre, and Social Welfare.

Sripati Chandrasekhar Papers, 1879-2001.  [PDF]
Iinternational demographer, economist, sociologist, and scholar (1918-2001).
Included in the collection is  Dr. Chandrasekhar’s correspondence, research files, publications, and photographs.  See the finding aid for a complete list. MSS-189, 78 linear feet.
See also: entries under Gender and Sexuality and Medicine and Health

KURT ERICHSEN PAPERS. [PDF]
Toledo-based cartoonist famed for his depictions of gay protagonists in cartoons, including the long-running series "Murphy's Manor." The collection includes several volumes of this series as well as samples of Erichsen's other artwork. MSS-293, .5 linear feet.
See also: entries under Music, Art, Drama, and Theater

DAVID'S HOUSE COMPASSION, 1987-2004. [PDF]
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Service organization that provided education and counseling programs, as well as other assistance, to HIV/AIDS victims
Contains administrative files, funding and financial records, material on planning and development, printed material, audiovisual material, and ephemera.  MSS-188, 12 linear feet. 
See also: entries under Social Welfare and Disability History

JAN WAGGONER SUTER PAPERS, 1954-1985. [PDF]
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Radical libertarian, mathematics instructor, University of Toledo (1938-1986).
Collection consists primarily of newsletters, memoranda, circulars, and flyers issued by the many pacifist, anti-war, anti-draft, and personal rights organizations with which Suter was involved. These groups include the War Resisters League, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the American Friends Service Committee, and the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors. Minutes of the Draft Information and Counseling Service of the Toledo Area Council of Churches date from 1969 to 1972. MSS-059, 6 linear feet.
See also: entries under Philosophy and Religion and War, Soldiers, and Veterans

TOLEDO AREA GAY AND LESBIAN AFFILIATION (TAGALA) NEWSLETTERS, 1983-2019.
Newsletter for the gay and lesbian communities of the greater Toledo and Northwest Ohio areas.
Collection consists of paper copies of the newsletter from 2014 to present, as well as high-resolution PDF copies of issues from 1983 to 2014 stored on CD-R discs. MSS-288, .25 linear feet.
See also: entries under Civic Interests and Social Welfare.

Last Updated: 5/10/19