Found 13 collections related to African American lesbians

Beam, Joseph
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 455
7.4 linear feet (20 boxes)
The Joseph Beam Papers consist of correspondence, conference materials, prison letters, writings by Beam and other authors, files of the National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays and its organizational journal Black/Out, and printed matter.... 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
Allegra, Donna
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 792
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Donna Allegra was an African-American lesbian writer, poet, essayist, and dancer. The Donna Allegra papers, 1981-2002, contain twenty-five published essays, short stories, and poems spanning across Allegra's writing career.
Bridgforth, Sharon
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 845
5.63 linear feet (14 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Sharon Bridgforth papers, 1989-2015, document her personal life and her career as a writer, playwright, and performer. The bulk of the collection consists of her writing and materials related to productions of her plays and films, such as... more
Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 906
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The SAGE Harlem Legends in my Living Room collection consists of transcripts of interviews with thirteen LGBT African Americans about their experiences during the 1960s through 1980s. Interviewees include Joyce B. Banks, James Davis, Alex... more
Robinson, Aundrie
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 719
1.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Aundrie Dee Robinson (1961-2000) was a community activist in Vermont during the mid-1990s and was involved in efforts to address racial and ethnic discrimination in this state. In 1997, she founded, and was the first executive director of the... more
Boyce-Taylor, Cheryl, 1950-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 919
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Cheryl Boyce-Taylor was born in Arima, Trinidad, and migrated to St. Albans Queens at the age of thirteen. Boyce-Taylor attended a Seventh Day Adventist high school in the Bronx, and completed undergraduate studies at City College of New York.... more
Carter, Nell
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 904
0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
Nell Carter was an award-winning singer and actress who appeared in many popular theater, television, and film works from 1971 until her death in 2003. Born Nell Ruth Hardy in 1948, she made her Broadway debut in the short-lived 1971 musical more
McDonald, Janet, 1953-2007
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 907
2.92 linear feet (7 boxes)
Janet Arneda McDonald was an African American novelist, journalist, and lawyer. The Janet McDonald papers, 1960-2007, document her personal experiences as an African American lesbian throughout her education, legal career, and professional... more
StoryCorps (Project)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 931
Since 2003, StoryCorps, an independent nonprofit, has collected and archived more than 50,000 interviews with over 90,000 participants. StoryCorps' mission is to provide people of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share,... more
Lavender Light (Musical group)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 799
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Founded in 1985, Lavender Light is a mixed chorus (women and men), consisting of members who have auditioned and run as a nonprofit organization. Although the group encompasses many ethnic and spiritual backgrounds, the choir provides a special... more
DeLarverié, Stormé, 1920-2014
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 901
2.63 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Stormé Delaverie papers document DeLarverié's long career as a singer, male impersonator, and gay rights activist from the 1980s-2008. The bulk of the collection contains personal and professional correspondence, biographical information,... 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