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LGBTQ+ Pride Month collection


LGBTQ+ Pride Month collection


The June 2019 featured collection celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride. This year's pride celebration marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, widely considered to be the catalyst for the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement.

Our featured collection highlights many photographs from our Countee Cullen-Harold Jackman Memorial Collection of black entertainers including Josephine Baker and Bessie Smith. The collection also contains correspondence from writer James Baldwin and a poem from Angelina Grimké. Additionally, the Archives Research Center holds a collection of BLK, a monthly magazine published from 1988 to 1994 with the motto “where the news is colored on purpose,” which covered people, events, and issues relevant to LBGT African American readers.



All images in this collection either are protected by copyright or are the property of the Robert W. Woodruff Library, and/or the copyright holder as appropriate. To order a reproduction or to inquire about permission to publish, please contact with specific object file name.


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Items in the LGBTQ+ Pride Month collection Collection (10/24)

BLK Magazine Vol. 4, No. 4

BLK Publishing Company, Inc. 1993 December
BLK Magazine Vol. 3, No. 7

BLK Publishing Company, Inc. 1991 July
BLK Magazine Vol. 2, No. 9

BLK Publishing Company, Inc. 1990 September
BLK Magazine Vol. 2, No. 7

BLK Publishing Company, Inc. 1990 July
"An Honest Look at Black Gays and Lesbians"

Poussaint; Alvin F.; Ebony (Chicago, Ill.) 1990 September
Ethel Waters

Harold Jackman Memorial Committee 1934 September 3
Correspondence between Paula Snelling and Miles M. Jackson

Harold Jackman Memorial Committee 1966 November 13
To - G.D.J.

Grimké, Angelina Weld, 1880-1958 undated
Billy Strayhorn

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 1938 August 19
Bobby Short

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 1962 January 3
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