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A collection of love letters to Emma Goldman, the anarchist leader, vividly conveys the emotions and varied life experience of Almeda Sperry, their complex author. The letters detail and evoke Sperry's tender-brutal relationship with her husband…
An exploration of the brief but significant life of educator Juliette Derricotte
An examination of the often overlooked queer history of Newark, New Jersey - a history that is "tragic at times, but also bold, defiant, and resistant."
A brief exhibit on the life of Sara Josephine Baker, a pioneering figure in the history of public health
The Earliest Proposal to Organize Homosexuals in the United States The earliest documentation of the desire of a “uranian” to organize other uranians in the United States appears in 1903, in a periodical published in German by a Berlin…
Profiles of LGBT social justice activists with artifacts from the collection of Richard Wilson.
Ruth Peter Worth (originally, Ruth Wertheimer), was a Jewish Holocaust survivor, U.S. immigrant, lesbian, and long-time home owner in Cherry Grove, Fire Island, New York.
A collection of biographies written by the students in Dr. Catherine Jacquet's trans*, gender non-conforming, and intersex history class
Richmond is an old place, at least in American terms. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people have always been a part of its history. This exhibit is dedicated to all those who challenged the norms of society, who lived free and honest lives,…
OutHistory is deeply grateful to Randall Sell, for allowing us to publish his discovery, and to Ted Faigle, for all his work transcribing the manuscript.