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40 Years of Public Health Experiences in the Lehigh Valley LGBT Community: Collecting and Curating Local LGBT Experiences from HIV/AIDS to COVID-19 Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: LVLGBT-022
Scope and Contents Series I consists of 9 oral histories focusing on the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the 1980s and 1990s, with reflections on the emerging COVID-19 pandemic that was happening at the time of the interviews.

Series II consists of 22 interviews that focus on the experiences of members of the LGBTQ+ community of the Lehigh Valley during the first summer of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Above Ground Magazine

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: LVLGBT-008
Overview A Lehigh Valley published periodical celebrating the local gay and lesbian community.

Adrian Shanker Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LVLGBT-007
Overview The collection includes correspondence, speeches, awards, publicity, programs, agendas, and a Cease Fire PA rainbow bracelet worn by Shanker after the Pulse Orlando shooting.

Albertus "Bert" Meyers Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AB-01
Scope and Contents This collection contains Albertus Meyers’s correspondence during his time as conductor of the Allentown Band (1926-1976). The bulk of the collection contains letters, both hand-written and typed, either written by or received by Meyers between 1925 and 1978. The collection includes correspondence from such notable individuals as Helen Sousa Abert, Bob Hoe, Paul E. Bierley, Lucien Cailliet, Merle Evans, and Skitch Henderson. Subjects referenced in the collection include John Philip Sousa,...

Alfred Colarusso World War II Collection, 1943-1945

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-WWII-Colarusso
Scope and Contents Series I contains over two hundred letters written by Al Colarusso to various family members and friends during his time in the USAAF. The bulk of letters are from Colarusso to his family at 408 N. 7th Street, Allentown, PA. Series II includes newspaper clippings, flight logs, diplomas, and more. Series III includes a diary, sketches, photographs, and a scrapbook.Series IV Realia includes pins, coins, religious medals, navigational implements, and...

Allentown Band Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AB-06
Scope and Contents The Allentown Band and Muhlenberg College, longtime Lehigh Valley institutions and partners, embarked on a collaboration to gather members’ oral histories. The partners creating this collection included members of the Band, students, and faculty in an integrative learning course involving archival science and documentary fieldwork. The course resulted in an ongoing digital scholarship project site.The collection consists of nine oral histories that speak to the traditions and...

Allentown Band Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AB-05
Scope and Contents Approximately 175 of these photographs are framed and hanging in the headquarters of the Allentown Band at 1914 Greenleaf St, Allentown, PA 18104. The digital files are stored at Trexler Library, Muhlenberg College. In 2019, the photographs were digitized thanks to a grant from the Council of Independent Colleges. The collection is made available on Artstor's Public Collections interface. As of spring 2020, approximately 500 additional photos, stored in binders and also digitized in...

Allentown Band Programs

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AB-03
Scope and Contents Collection contains programs (including many duplicates) spanning the 19th through the 21st centuries, arranged chronologically.

Allentown Band Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AB-02
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight twentieth-century scrapbooks compiled by members of the Allentown Band. They contain newspaper clippings, programs, letters, photographs, and other ephemera relating to performances, guest performers, and conductors, and provide a window into the role the Band played in the local and national music scene.

Allentown Band Subject Files (Binders)

 Collection
Identifier: AB-04
Scope and Contents This collection of fifteen binders has served the Band in a reference and preservation capacity. Some are dedicated to the Band's three longest-serving directors, Martin Klingler, Bert Meyers, and Ron Demkee. Others detail member-specific information, including member lists, instrument inventories, and death notices.The binders include newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, published accounts of the Band and its history, and photographs.

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Lehigh Valley LGBT Community Archive 23
College Archives (Muhlenberg College Collection) 14
Allentown Band Archives 6
Trexler Library Archival Collections 5
Allentown Public Library 1
 
Subject
Lehigh County (Pa.) 12
Gay community -- Pennsylvania -- History 8
Gay rights -- Pennsylvania -- History 5
Homosexuality -- Periodicals 5
Lesbians -- Pennsylvania -- History 5
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Gay activists -- Pennsylvania 3
LGBTQ people 3
Oral histories 3
Personal correspondence 3
Photographs 3
Transgender people -- Pennsylvania -- History 3
AIDS (Disease) 2
Bisexuals -- Pennsylvania -- History 2
Gay bars -- Pennsylvania 2
Gays -- Pennsylvania -- History 2
Homosexuality -- Pennsylvania 2
Human rights advocacy -- Pennsylvania 2
Scrapbooks 2
Transgender people 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
Academic libraries 1
African Americans 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century 1
Allentown (Pa.) 1
Autobiographies 1
Blood -- Analysis 1
Book thefts 1
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020- 1
Choirs (Music) 1
Christian Gays 1
Clippings 1
College radio stations 1
Cross-dressing 1
Cytomegalovirus infections 1
Documentary films 1
Educational equalization--United States 1
Ephemera 1
Gay rights 1
Gays -- Religious life 1
Gender-nonconforming people 1
HIV (Viruses) 1
Hepatitis B 1
Homosexuality -- History 1
Lehigh Valley Queer Film Festival 1
Lesbian bars -- Pennsylvania 1
Mennonite authors 1
Military nursing 1
Morning Call -- Allentown, Pa. 1
Muhlenberg College 1
Muhlenberg College -- Coeducation 1
Naval education--United States 1
Navy V-12 Program (U.S.) 1
Newsletters 1
Periodicals 1
Poetry 1
Press releases 1
Pride in the Park 1
Rare books 1
Safe sex in AIDS prevention 1
Soldiers--Education, Non-military--United States 1
Student movements 1
United States. Army. Air Corps 1
Women -- Education (Higher) -- United States 1
Women's Choirs 1
Women's rights--United States 1
Women--Societies and clubs 1
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy 1
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Allentown Band 6
Bradbury, Liz, 1957- 5
Sullivan, Patricia, 1945- 5
Muhlenberg College 4
Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center (2014-) 2
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Meyers, Bert, approximately 1890- 2
Pennsylvania Diversity Network 2
Pennsylvania Gay and Lesbian Alliance of Political Action 2
Shanker, Adrian, 1987- 2
A Chorus Celebrating Women (ACCO) (1992-) 1
Above Ground 1
Allie 1
Beecher , Danielle 1
Bender, Dizzy 1
BjKjIllusions 1
Blatt , Melissa 'Joei' 1
Bouma, J. Gysbert, 1905-1968 1
Burden, Bill 1
Call-Chronicle Newspapers, Inc. 1
Colarusso, Alfred J., 1919-2008 1
Costanzo, Frank X. 1
Cowen, Dick 1
David 1
Diamonz Nightclub and Bar 1
Edwards , Gabrielle 1
F.A.C.T.. Fighting AIDS Continuously Together (1986 - ) 1
Galarza , Monica 1
Gilgamesh , Anas 1
Hite , Chelsea 1
Hochfeld, Gabby 1
Johnson, Lenora 1
Kathy/Kathreen 1
Kleppinger, Larry 1
Kreider, Harold 1
Kreider, Roberta Showalter, 1926- 1
Kressler, D. 1
Ladd, John Gardner, 1899-1989 1
Laser, Helen 1
Le-Hi-Ho (Lehigh Valley Homophile Organization) 1
Libby, Stephen, 1964- 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
London, Karen 1
Markulics, Nicole 1
Metropolitan Community Church of the Lehigh Valley 1
Morganello , Gina 1
Muhlenberg College -- Faculty 1
Muhlenberg College -- Presidents 1
Muhlenberg College -- Sports 1
Muhlenberg College -- Students -- Societies, etc. 1
Panzee Press 1
Penn, Christine 1
Period, Carlos 1
Pride of the Greater Lehigh Valley 1
Renaissance Education Association, Inc. / Renaissance Transgender Association, Inc. 1
Sacks, Patricia Ann 1
Schlenker, Luther F., Reverend, 1914-1963 1
Schulman, Marlee 1
Seegers, J. Conrad (John Conrad), 1893- 1
Shankweiler, John V., 1894-1980 1
Shinn, James Richard, d. 2005 1
Snyder, Matt David 1
Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932 1
Spece , Florian 1
Stonewall Lehigh Valley 1
Sussman , Rebecca 1
Torres, Ariel 1
Toth , Elaine 1
Tyson, Levering, 1889-1966 1
United States. Army. Army, 5th 1
United States. Army. Base Hospital No. 34 1
United States. Army. Signal Corps 1
Versaggi , Chuck 1
WMUH (Radio station : Allentown, Pa.) 1
Wagner, Myles 1
Whelan, Frank , 1949 1
Wittman, Bob, 1953- 1
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