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Alamo Business Council (ABC)

Creator Abstract: The Alamo Business Council Records document the activities, events, and meetings of the Board of Directors and general membership. The records are comprised of correspondence, event materials, financial records, meeting minutes, and newsletters.
Content Abstract: The Alamo Business Council is established as a social organization. The purpose of ABC is to provide a social forum for fellowship, mutual support, and information and recreational opportunities.

Community Alliance for a United San Antonio (CAUSA)

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Content Abstract: The Community Alliance for a United San Antonio (CAUSA) was formed in 2012 as a nonpartisan coalition of groups and individuals whose aim is to promote non-discrimination laws and policies within the City of San Antonio and Bexar County.

Duncan, Lucy E.and Zimmerman, Jill

Creator Abstract: Lucy E. Duncan and Jill Zimmerman met at Texas Woman's University around 1975. After leaving the university in 1979, they settled in San Antonio, Texas and began careers as professional librarians. Duncan and Zimmerman were very involved with the local women's community and were part of the WomanSpace Collective.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of 22 lesbian and feminist t-shirts and one cap.

Elder, Gene Wesley

Creator Abstract: Gene Elder is the founder, curator, and archivist for the Happy Foundation Archives in San Antonio, Texas.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of over 1200 digital scans of San Antonio LGBT publications.

Elder, Gene Wesley 1949 -

Creator Abstract: The Gene Elder papers document Elder's work as an artist, writer, and activist through journals, original works of art, exhibit materials, articles written by Elder, and correspondence. Personal papers and photographs augment Elder's professional materials. Other records document Elder's professional ventures at Blue Star Art Complex and as Archivist at the Happy Foundation Archives.
Content Abstract: Gene Elder is an artist, writer, and activist who moved to San Antonio, Texas in the 1970s and became an integral part of the city's art community.

Guajardo, Elena 1952 -

Creator Abstract: The Elena Guajardo papers document her campaign to win the District 7 seat on San Antonio's City Council in 2005 and subsequent re-election campaigns. The collection contains materials from her time on City Council as well as items that document Guajardo's involvement in community projects.
Content Abstract: Elena Guajardo became the first openly gay candidate to secure a place on San Antonio's City Council in 2005. She advocated for environmental protections, improved public services, and serving the needs of working class families.

Houston, Sterling, 1945-

Creator Abstract: Sterling Houston had a thirty-year career in professional theater as an actor, musician and writer in San Antonio, New York and San Francisco.
Content Abstract: The Sterling Houston Papers primarily document Houston's involvement in San Antonio theater through scripts, screenplays, programs, and press materials. Also included are correspondence, research materials, project files, photographs, and audiovisual materials.

Johnson, Lollie.

Creator Abstract: Lollie Johnson was a successful bartender and nightclub owner in San Antonio. The success of her nightclub businesses was credited to her total commitment to the San Antonio Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered community, which made up the majority of her customer base. Lollie was also active in local community groups.
Content Abstract: The Lollie Johnson Papers include newspaper clippings, correspondence, printed materials, photographs, negatives, a small notebook, a wooden plaque for the Hypothesis Club, menus, programs, t-shirts, shoes, caps, a stained glass window from the Noo Zoo Company, Teleservice Resources records, Lollie’s résumé and her obituary.

Lopez, Victor and Cardona, Rudy

Creator Abstract: Rudy Cardona owned Texas Crown Productions which created and organized the Miss Corpus Christi America and related pageants in Corpus Chisti, Texas between the years of 1990 and 1996. Victor Lopez was the co-creator of and photographer for the pageant.
Content Abstract: The collection is comprised of prints and negatives of events organized and held by Texas Crown Productions between the years of 1990-1996. These included the Miss Corpus Christi America, Miss Corpus Christi Metroplex, Miss Nueces County, Miss Texas Riviera, and Mr. Corpus Christi pageants. Also in the collection are photographs from Houston Pride parades, 1992-1994 and the Houston Baile (formal dance) of 1994.

McGowan, Michael

Creator Abstract: Michael McGowan resides in San Antonio and worked as an activist with the city's LGBTQ community. McGowan served on the board of directors of the Gay and Lesbian Community Center San Antonio (GLCCSA), as the Political Action Coordinator for the San Antonio Equal Rights Political Caucus (SAERPC), and as President of the San Antonio chapter of Log Cabin Republicans.
Content Abstract: The Entrapment Operations in San Antonio Parks Collection was brought together by Michael McGowan while serving on the board of directors of the Gay and Lesbian Community Center San Antonio. The collection is comprised of printed materials that chronicle entrapment operations of San Antonio police and park rangers in the city's parks. Also in the collection are records covering efforts by the Gay and Lesbian Community Center to stop entrapment actions and assist some of those arrested in park undercover operations. The collection has been arranged into the following series: correspondence, court records, Liberty Legal Defense Fund records, San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) records, newsclippings, and assorted materials.

Phillips, Linda, and Phillips, Cynthia.

Creator Abstract: Linda and Cynthia Phillips were married in Dallas in 1958. Over the years, the couple became prominent within the transgender community of Central and South Texas. Linda and Cynthia also became affiliated with many transgender organizations. The most notable was the Boulton and Park Society of San Antonio, which the couple joined shortly after its formation in 1986. They also had a strong presence in the San Antonio community as the primary organizers of the Texas "T" Party, a Boulton and Park-sponsored event that became the largest annual convention for crossdressers in the nation. The Phillips gained national exposure in the early 1990s following their appearances on major television talk shows. Much of their time during the 1990s was dedicated to educating the public and other members of the transgender community on their experiences as a transgender couple.
Content Abstract: The Linda and Cynthia Phillips Papers document the couple's attempt to educate other transgender singles and couples based on experience gained in their own relationship. Additionally, the collection reflects the Phillips' active involvement in raising awareness of the transgender culture among the general population. Included are newsletters, articles, announcements, pamphlets, papers, magazines, and correspondence collected by the couple during the time of their association with the Boulton and Park Society. The materials are arranged in series by function, with Boulton and Park Society making up the bulk of the collection.

Pierre Duval Hair Studio (San Antonio, Tex.)

Creator Abstract: The Pierre Duval Hair Studio was opened by Jesse Duval Arrambide and Robert Pierre Teander in San Antonio, Texas in the early 1970s. For their collaboration with the Fiesta Dinner Playhouse in San Antonio owned by actor Earl Holliman, Jesse and Robert became known as the "hairdressers to the stars." In addition to visiting actors appearing at the Fiesta Dinner Playhouse, many Fiesta queens and their families relied on Pierre Duval Hair Studio.
Content Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of albums containing photographs and playbills from the Fiesta Dinner Playhouse, autographed stills of actors, as well photographs taken at the home of Jesse and Robert.

Prentiss, Martha

Creator Abstract: Martha Prentiss is an activist, artist, and actor in San Antonio, Texas.
Content Abstract: Collection consists of print materials, photographs, and ephemera documenting Prentiss' involvement with the LGBTQ community.

Rainbow Garden Club (San Antonio, Tex.)

Creator Abstract: The Rainbow Garden Club is an LGBT organization devoted to broadening member's knowledge about plants, gardening and landscape design. The club was founded in 1996 in San Antonio, Texas.
Content Abstract: The bulk of the collection is an incomplete run of the Rainbow Garden Club's newsletter, Rainbow Gazette. Also included in the collection are membership materials and select correspondence and meeting minutes.

Riddle, Katharine P.

Creator Abstract: Katharine "Kittu" Riddle’s work has consisted of helping others, whether as a missionary, or serving on committees and boards, most of which were for women- and children-based programs or initiatives.
Content Abstract: The Katharine Riddle Papers consist of correspondence, printed materials, clippings, proposals, proofs, galley pages, programs, and newsletters. Of note are assorted publications and articles by Katharine Riddle.

San Antonio Lesbian and Gay Assembly (SALGA)

Creator Abstract: The San Antonio Lesbian and Gay Assembly (SALGA), 1990-1998, was organized to bring together lesbian and gay organizations, businesses, and individuals to network for mutual support, share and disperse information, educate and serve the community as a whole and to promote the social welfare of, eliminate discrimination and prejudice against and defend the human and civil rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of board agendas and minutes, by-laws and membership information, correspondence, Conference documents, Gay Pride Picnic planning materials, magazines, news clippings and newsletters.

Sherman, Randall and Switzer, Ted

Creator Abstract: Randall Sherman and Ted Switzer were publishers of the Marquise.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of digital scans of the Marquise publication including published issues, pre-production proofs and related photographs.

Shown, John, 1937-

Creator Abstract: The John Shown Collection documents Shown's work as an artist while living in San Antonio through journals, inventories, photographs, and slides depicting Shown's artwork. Also in the collection are issues of Forum magazine of as well as photographs and print materials related to the publication. The collection holds two issues of Nuevo en todas las artes, a Cornyation manuscript, other written work, and correspondence from Shown's time spent in Mexico.
Content Abstract: John Shown was an artist known for his collages and stitchery wall hangings. Shown created Forum magazine, an Artists Forum of Texas publication and Nuevo en todas las artes, the first freely distributed magazine of art and entertainment in Mexico .

Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio (SDSA)

Creator Abstract: The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio Records document the activities, events, and meetings of the Board of Directors and general membership. The records are comprised of correspondence, event materials, financial records, meeting minutes, planning documents, and assorted print materials.
Content Abstract: The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio's mission is to participate in political activities that create a strong and effective voice for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities in local and state policy decisions.

Texas Lesbian Conference

Creator Abstract: The Texas Lesbian Conference was begun in 1988 as a way for lesbians to network, learn and share. The yearly conference was begun by a small group of women in Dallas, Texas. Over the years the conference featured speakers and workshops on coming out, dating, network building, maintaining relationships, health issues, political activism, spirituality, legal issues, and financial matters.
Content Abstract: The bulk of the collection documents the yearly conferences and consists of correspondence, marketing materials, notes, questionnaires, programs, and research materials.

University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Creator Abstract: Signs and related ephemera in the collections were created by a variety of members of the public and UTSA students who attended rallies and marches in the San Antonio, New Braunfels, and Austin areas. UTSA Special Collections made public requests for the donation of these materials.
Content Abstract: The collection consists mostly of hand made signs but also includes artist prints, a pink knitted hat, two buttons, a sticker, and a small amount of flyers.


Creator Abstract: WomanSpace was the longest continuously published women's community newsletter in San Antonio.
Content Abstract: The records consist mainly of newsletters, but also contain submissions to the newsletter and event planning materials.