.GLAMA. Gay and Lesbian Archive of Mid-America
Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
The Austin Williams Collection consists of digital files of A/V content for the production of the 2018 film "The Ordinance Project." The film, which was directed by Austin Williams, is about how a human rights ordinance protecting gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, and people with HIV/AIDS from discrimination became one of the most controversial pieces of legislation in Kansas City's history.
A gift of Dr. Robert Minor in August 2012, this collection largely comprises issues of the Kansas and Kansas City editions of The Liberty Press, most of them featuring Minor’s syndicated column “Minor Details.” A few other periodicals, along with videotapes and a large poster, round out the collection.
The DeDe DeVille Collection consists of a wide range of local Kansas City-area periodicals, many of which feature Ms. DeVille in some form or fashion. The remainder of Ms. DeVille’s collection, which includes costumes and props, are housed at the Kansas City Museum.
The June 2015 addendum contains Periodicals; Circulars; Newspaper & Magazine selections and clippings; various Programs and Theatre posters.
The audiovisual materials in this collection contain radio programs produced and recorded by Gary Shivers, including, “Jazz Scene,” “Gary Shivers Show,” and “Gary Shivers on Jazz.” The collection also holds recordings of interviews, music performances, and home recordings.
The Jim Wanser Collection covers in depth the forming of the UMKC LGBT Initiative and its development into the LGBT Office, as well as the founding of the Kansas City Chapter of GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation). Documents include Advisory Board minutes, drafts, programs, correspondence, outreach, and educational resources, spanning from 1992 to 2013. Series are broken into two main areas: the LGBT Office (first ten series) and GLAAD (last series).
Jon Barnett donated his papers in August 2017. The collection is comprised of personal and professional documents related to his life as an activist. The collection is separated into personal documents, documents related to the HRP, and photographs. Materials include correspondence, publications, various writings, artifacts, and notes.
The Joy Cabe Collection was donated by Dianna Kehlman, executor of Cabe's estate, in January 2019. The collection consists of meeting minutes, event planning notes, receipts, 501(c)(3) incorporation paperwork, bylaws, and other materials related to the Lavender Ladies organization, as well as Joy Cabe’s personal event badges, buttons, bags, and other items generally related to women’s and LGBTQ+ rights. Emphasis is on Lavender Ladies documents from 2006 to 2011.
The Kathy Ruth Neal and Susan Sanders Collection was a gift of Susan Sanders in May 2013. The bulk of the collection consists of cartoons drawn by Neal during the years of 1989-1991, some of which were published in issues of Alternate News, and offer an often cheeky and irreverent commentary on LGBT lifestyles. A few other documents and items fill out the collection, including some writings by Sanders and LGBT memorabilia.