Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
The Atlanta Feminist Women's Chorus (AFWC) was an all-woman singing group that performed in Atlanta, the Southeast and the United States from 1981-2009. The AFWC records document the formation and life of this unique southern musical group as well as its interaction with the rest of Atlanta and the LGBT community. Its records include office files, photographs, audio and video recordings, textiles, and artifacts.
Candy Carson graduated from Georgia State University in 1988 with a BS in education. Carson was a registrar at Georgia Tech until she retired in 2007. The Candy Carson Artifact Collection contains T-shirts and buttons relating to LGBT issues, including materials from various Atlanta’s gay bars, Atlanta Pride, and AIDS walks.
Carol Brown is an activist based in Cobb County who worked to keep the 1996 Olympics out of Cobb County and maintain funding for the arts. The Carol Brown papers (1993-2012) contain documents, video recordings, and newspaper clippings regarding the Cobb Citizens Coalition, the Olympics Out of Cobb campaign, and its aftermath.
The Gender and Sexuality Oral History Project documents LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta, Georgia and the South through interviews with activists and leaders in grassroots movements as well as established organizations and public offices.
Lorraine Fontana is an activist for the LGBTQ community and has fought for social justice since her early college days. Her papers, 1947-2014 (bulk 1968-2010), include correspondence, conference materials, flyers, notes, programs and publications, representing her activities in Atlanta, New York, and elsewhere.