Pici, Frances Anne
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Lorraine Fontana. In this interview, Frances Pici describes her upbringing in Buffalo, N.Y. as the only daughter in an Italian Catholic family. She discusses the emergence of her lesbian feminist identity, which began during her undergraduate studies at the University of Buffalo. Pici talks about moving from Buffalo to Atlanta in the 1970s, when she joined ALFA (Atlanta Lesbian Feminist Alliance) and the ALFA Omegas, the first openly lesbian softball team in the city of...
Dates: June 7, 2014
Abstract: Martha Wren Gaines (1939-1987), a Georgia native from Thomason, dedicated her life, personally and professionally, to promoting civil and women's rights in Georgia. As part of the Georgia Women's Movement Project, an annual Gaines Research Fellowship is annually awarded to Georgia State University faculty and students who are actively pursuing research that utilizes materials from the Donna Novak Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives and/or the ...
Abstract Pici papers, 1949-2004 (bulk 1979-1981) documents Atlanta’s lesbian community of the 1970s with artifacts of the Red Dyke Theatre group, Atlanta Lesbian Feminist Alliance (ALFA), and community events. The Red Dyke Theatre was created in 1974 by Frances Pici and other members of ALFA. Their performances contained parodies of pop culture and issues that affected women and lesbians at that time. This collection features photos, various film and audio, and costumes from the Red Dyke Theatre...
Dates: 1949-2004; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1981