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[Crossroads Market Bag]

Description: Bag from Crossroads Market, a store run by Bill Nelson, Terry Tebedo, and William Waybourn throughout the 1980s. The bag has a logo with the initials "CM" in the center of a circle and text underneath that says "Crossroads Market Bookstore & Cafe."
Date: 1980~

[News Clip: Air Travelers]

Description: Video footage from the NBC 5/KXAS station in Fort Worth, Texas. This B-roll footage features people in an airport and airplanes on the runway. This footage was shot for the 5:30 P.M. news broadcast.
Date: 1981-06-21T17:30:00
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video

[21.06 Bar Flyer]

Description: Flyer from the Dallas Gay Alliance announcing a two-for-one special at a bar in celebration of the 1982 court ruling of the 21.06 law as unconstitutional.
Date: 1982
Creator: Dallas Gay Alliance
Item Type: Poster

[Letter from Sarah T. Hughes to Norma Payne]

Description: Letter from United States District Judge Sarah T. Hughes to Ms. Norma Payne, in response to a previous letter from Ms. Payne regarding bias against women in law school admission and in the legal profession in general. Judge Hughes describes her admission to and graduation from law school. She writes about the discrimination, or lack thereof, that she encountered as a woman in the law profession and in her later legislative and judicial career.
Date: February 23, 1982
Creator: Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985
Item Type: Letter

[AIDS Resource Center PSA]

Description: Flyer for the AIDS Resource Center advertising services that the organization provides as part of its community outreach and educational programming.
Date: [1983..1988]
Creator: AIDS Resource Center
Item Type: Text

[Close-Up of Dallas Gay Alliance T-Shirt]

Description: Close-up of the Dallas Gay Alliance logo on a white T-shirt. Part of a flag is visible, which has a blue square in the upper-left corner containing blue and white silhouettes of faces; the rest of the flag has rainbow stripes.
Date: [1983..1993]
Creator: Monroe, Bruce

[Dallas Gay Alliance T-Shirt]

Description: White T-shirt with an image of a flag and the words "Dallas Gay Alliance" underneath. The flag has a blue square in the upper-left corner containing blue and white silhouettes of faces; the rest of the flag has rainbow stripes.
Date: [1983..1993]

[Dallas Gay Alliance T-Shirt (2)]

Description: White T-shirt with an image of a flag and the words "Dallas Gay Alliance" underneath. The flag has a blue square in the upper-left corner containing blue and white silhouettes of faces; the rest of the flag has rainbow stripes.
Date: [1983..1993]

[Letter from H. Clem Mueller, M.D. of Alert Citizens of Texas, Inc. to "Concerned Texan"]

Description: Letter from H. Clem Mueller, M.D. of Alert Citizens of Texas, Inc. to supporters of the corporation "who are concerned about the various threats posed by homosexual conduct to the normal citizens of this State" (p. 3). "BEWARE" is written in red ink on the first page of the letter. In the letter, Mueller cites various studies and statistics about the "Gay Plague" (i.e., AIDS) and includes other warnings about how "homosexuality is extremely dangerous from a public health standpoint" (p. 2). The letter encourages readers to express their concerns about the "Gay Plague" to the Texas Legislature, and asks for financial contributions from the organization's supporters.
Date: [1983, 1984]
Creator: Alert Citizens of Texas, Inc.
Item Type: Letter

[Members of the Dallas Gay Alliance]

Description: Portrait of members and friends of the Dallas Gay Alliance posing together in front of a gray studio backdrop. Identified from left to right: (front row) Bill Nelson, Linda Mitchell, and Terry Tebedo; (back row) Joe Desmond, Keith Snow, Ken Flanagan, Tony Anthony, William Waybourn, and Craig Spaulding.
Date: [1983..1987]
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from Campbell B. Read to Station Manager of KVTT-FM 91.7, "Request for Equal Time" - May 14, 1983]

Description: Letter from Campbell B. Read, Ph.D. to the Station Manager of the Christian radio station KVTT 91.7 FM in Dallas. Dr. Read is requesting equal time to respond to certain claims made by Dr. Paul Cameron, Dr. Clem Mueller, and a vice officer of the Dallas Police Department on the "Point of View" talk radio program on May 13, 1983. The topic of the talk show was the health aspects of homosexual behavior. Read writes that the Federal Communications Commission requires that radio stations give equal time for rebuttal if "questionable, if not slanderous, statements are made about [minority] groups". Read, who holds a Ph. D. in Statistics, challenges the claims made by the guests on the talk show and claims that their comments about the gay community were indeed slanderous.
Date: May 14, 1983
Creator: Read, Campbell B.
Item Type: Letter

[Terry Tebedo - Cedar Springs]

Description: A photograph of Terry Tebedo in Dallas, Texas, standing on a ladder and placing a a yellow Razzle Dazzle Dallas poster on a telephone pole in June of 1983. Razzle Dazzle Dallas is a local event celebrating LGBT Pride month in June. An American flag is above him on the pole. On the back of the photographer, there are Kodak stamps and a handwritten note: "Terry Tebedo w/RDP poster - on Cedar Springs, June 83."
Date: June 1983
Item Type: Photograph

Dallas Gay News, Issue 85, Friday, April 20, 1984

Description: Weekly newspaper containing news, events, and advertisements of interest to the gay community of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. This issue features a photograph of Phil Johnson on the cover, advertising the Gay Archives at the Community Center on Cedar Springs in Dallas.
Date: April 20, 1984
Creator: The Oak Lawn Voice
Item Type: Newspaper

[Phil Johnson Press Release - April 23, 1984]

Description: Press release announcing items that will be on display at the Community Center Gay Research Library. It specifically mentions the Lambda symbol acquired from the Gay Activists Alliance in New York.
Date: April 23, 1984
Creator: Johnson, Phil
Item Type: Text

[Pages from Dallas Voice, Volume 1, Number 1]

Description: First and last pages of the first issue of the Dallas Voice, a weekly newspaper from Dallas, Texas that includes local, state, and national news and advertising of interest to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community. This clipping includes a story about voting in the gay community, classified ads, a directory, and advertisements.
Date: May 11, 1984
Item Type: Clipping