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Photograph by Rich Wandel taken in 1971 at the "Gay In" in Central Park after the Gay Pride march.

A flyer announcing an event organized by the Mattachine Society early on in the gay rights movement, probably 1970. The flyer talks about gay oppression and ends with "Mattachine=Militance" (sic). Mattachine was considered too concerned with…

One of the most well known written accounts of the Stonewall riot, with details and description that ultimately became accepted as part of the Stonewall narrative. The account only briefly describes the first night of the bar raid at Stonewall Inn…

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Images belonging to activist Craig Rodwell taken at the Mattachine Society Annual Reminder Picket line in Philadelphia, 1968. The Annual Reminder was held in front of Independence Hall each year from 1965 to 1969 on July 4th to demonstrate for equal…

Bruce Monroe.MP3
Bruce Monroe remembers a visit to the Stonewall Inn in 1969 as well as his memories of New York City gay life in the 1970's.

Marchers set up on Christopher Street in New York City's Greenwich Village for the first Gay Liberation parade, marking the first anniversary of the Stonewall riots, in 1970. The foresight of activists such as Craig Rodwell to commemorate Stonewall…

Christopher Street Liberation Day (CSLD) 1971
This uncredited image from the 1971 CSLD parade shows a group of marchers with signs including one individual wearing the Gay Activist Alliance "Lambda" symbol. The Gay Activist's Alliance (GAA) formed in late 1969 as a response to the more radical,…

Photo taken by Leonard Fink during the first Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade in 1970. The subjects are unidentified but are standing in front of the Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) banner.
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