Found 10 collections related to African American gay men

Saint, Assotto, 1957-1994
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 556
8.83 linear feet (17 boxes)
Born Yves Francois Lubin in Haiti in 1957, Assotto Saint was a New York-based gay activist, poet, and performance artist who edited two anthologies of black gay poets in the early 1990s. He founded a publishing house, Galiens Press, which... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 736
17.92 linear feet (43 boxes)
The In the Life Archive (ITLA), originally known as the Black Gay and Lesbian Archive (BGLA), was created by Steven Fullwood in 1999, to aid in the documentation and preservation of cultural materials produced by and about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,... more
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 936
29.85 linear feet (81 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
The James Baldwin Papers document Baldwin's career as an African American writer, intellectual, and activist in the United States and abroad. Dating to 1938, this archive of writings and related documents is indispensable to understanding the... more
Thorsen, Karen
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 851
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
The feature-length 16mm documentary James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket, directed by Karen Thorsen in 1989, is an autobiographical portrait of writer and activist James Baldwin. Without using narration, the film... more
Penn, Robert E.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 711
25.28 linear feet (61 boxes); 32.9 megabytes (1183 computer files)
Robert E. Penn, Jr. (1948- ) is an African-American LGBT activist, a writer, and a producer. The Robert E. Penn papers, dating from 1971 to 2003, reflect Penn's work as an activist; his work as Assistant Director of Education, HIV Prevention for... more
Bell, Alan (Editor)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 927
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Alan Bell is president of BLK Publishing Company, Inc., founded in 1988 to publish magazines targeted to the Black lesbian and gay community. At present, the firm concentrates on graphic design and custom publishing with a special focus on... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 893
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
This collection features printed matter on individual Houses from the House/Ballroom scene, some well-known and some lesser-known.
Hemphill, Essex
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 832
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Essex Hemphill and Wayson Jones Collection documents the collaboration and friendship of poet (Hemphill) and musician (Jones), and their artistic endeavors to foreground the experiences of Black gay life in the United States.
Blakk, Joan Jett
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 897
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Joan Jett Blakk/Lick Bush in '92 Archive, ca. 1991-1996, documents Terence Smith's drag persona Joan Jett Blakk as she campaigns in the 1991 Chicago mayoral election and the 1992 presidential election. The collection consists of news... more
Harris, Craig G.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 900
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Craig G. Harris Papers, 1986-1993, document his life as a gay, HIV-positive African-American, his work as an AIDS activist, and his prolific writing career. The collection consists of biographical information, personal correspondence,... more
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