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[Response: If Not Now, When?]

Description: A filled out response form from Among Friend's agreeing to participate in National Coming Out Day and publicly come out while also encouraging others to do the same. The form has handwritten notes on the back.
Date: May 1988
Creator: Among Friends

[Informational Letter: Community Outreach Center]

Description: An informational letter from the Community Outreach Center listing out programs and events that are aimed at offering assistance to people with HIV/AIDS. This letter was sent to Dennis Vercher at the Dallas Voice, an LGBT publication.
Date: December 1989
Creator: Community Outreach Center

[Letter: Jean Nelson]

Description: A letter from Texas Representative, John Bryant, to Jean Nelson expressing his condolences for the loss of her son.
Date: February 21, 1990
Creator: John Bryant

[Letter from Marion Flynt to Ray Bankston]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Marion Flynt to Ray Bankston saying that he is attaching copies of registration papers for horses Bar Jez, Jewels Leo Bars, and Rey Jay.
Date: June 30, 1967
Creator: Flynt, Marion

[Handwritten Poem: American History]

Description: A handwritten poem, possibly written by Bill Nelson, announcing the emergence of a new era followed by describing early America, the political atmosphere, and ideals that were present in that time period.
Date: 19uu

[Letter: From William Waybourn]

Description: A letter from William Waybourn to Jean Nelson discussing life and Ms. Nelson's recent trip. The letter is followed by Mr. Waybourn advocating for the use of therapy dogs to help veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflict who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Date: 2008
Creator: William Waybourn

[Letter: Jean Nelson - Condolences]

Description: A letter from Texas Representative, Craig Washington, to Jean Nelson expressing his sorrow at hearing of her son's death.
Date: February 21, 1990
Creator: Craig Washington

[Letter: Bill Nelson, Triland]

Description: A letter from Bill Nelson's campaign addressing zoning issue that Dallas neighborhoods are facing.
Date: 1987
Creator: Friends of Bill Nelson for City Council Campaign

[Email: Stories]

Description: An email from Sue G. Highland to Allison Sitton, Cathy Thomas, Jackie Oncken thanking them for their willingness to share their stories with a congregation.
Date: June 11, 2009
Creator: Sue G. Highfield

[Letter: Bill Nelson, City Council]

Description: A letter from Bill Nelson to his aunt and uncle, thanking them for contributing to the campaign.
Date: March 19, 1987
Creator: Friends of BIll Nelson for City Council Campaign

[Letter: Jean Nelson - Tribute to Son]

Description: A letter from John Bryant, a member of the House of Representatives, to Jean Nelson that accompanies a framed copy of the tribute to her son that appeared in the Congressional Record.
Date: April 18, 1990
Creator: John Bryant

[To Family and Friends of Bill Nelson]

Description: Al Lipscomb, Dallas council member, expressing his condolences to the friends and family of Bill Nelson after his death.
Date: February 22, 1990
Creator: Al Lipscomb

[Letter to State Board of Examiners of Psychologists]

Description: Photocopy of a letter to the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists requesting that psychologist Paul Cameron be charged with violating the American Psychologist Association's Ethical Principals for Psychologists due to his publications on homosexuality.
Date: January 11, 1982
Creator: Porter, Natalie; Cole, James K.; Kelly, Karen L.; North-Shea, Tim; Bernstein, Daniel J. & Brzezinski-Stein, Katharine

[Letter from Maurice Brigance to Dennis Vercher - July 30, 1994]

Description: Typed letter from Maurice Brigantine, III to Dallas Voice editor Dennis Vercher requesting support for the second annual Bisexual, Lesbian, and Gay Art Show at the Dallas Public Library titled "Beyond Pink and Blue."
Date: July 30, 1994
Creator: Brigance, Maurice, III

[Anouncement for the 10th International Conference on AIDS]

Description: Announcement for the 10th International Conference on Aids held in Yokohama, Japan. This conference marked the "first time that researchers, public health officials, service providers and activists" would gather in an Asian nation for the Conference.
Date: April 21, 1994

[Letter from Lew to Mr. Byrd Williams - November 6, 1955]

Description: Letter from "Lew" at Stewart Studios in Bay City, Texas to Byrd Williams of Fort Worth, requesting that Williams share tips about his customer service practices in his photography career, from which Lew intends to write an article.
Date: November 6, 1955
Creator: Stewart, Lew