Awards of Washington
The Academy Awards was founded in 1961 to provide a venue and safe 'haven' for drags in the Washington DC area. It has long been a training ground and support network for men interested in female impersonation. Archives are held by Mame Dennis, head of Beecham Pl. house in the Academy and president of the Academy Awards of Washington. Some information is available at the website http://www.thewashingtonacademy.com
Archivist: Joel Wind, telephone: (202) 686-2094 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Archives not usually open to the public. Some online archives at the website: http://www.betmishpachah.org/ The Oral History Collection includes taped memories of Barrett Brick.
Started in early 1999. Online history at http://www.bisexualinsurgence.org/bi_hisherstory.html.
Capital Area Log
DC's gay republicans group. Online archives at http://www.kreative.net/calc.org/arch.htm.
Community for Creative
Founded in 1991 by Dr Lilli Vincenz, also a founding member of Mattachine Society of Washington. Online history at http://www.zzapp.org/PCSDJoy/page18.htm. The Oral History Collection includes taped memories of Dr Lilli Vincenz and of Nancy Hunter Davies.
DC Aquatics Club
Formed in 1988. Good history of the organization and its founding on website at http://www.swimdcac.org/
DC Black Pride
Archivist: Earl Fowlkes, telephone (202)543-6291. Archival materials are held by several past presidents. The Oral History Collection includes taped memories of Carlene Cheatam, Earl Fowlkes, and others.
DC S&M organization formed in July 1998. History is online at http://www.dcsma.org/history.html.
Dignity - Washington
Founded in 1972, Diginity Washington offers a good history of the group online at http://www.dignitywashington.org/history.html. The Oral History Collection includes taped memories of Bob Miailovich.
Gay and Lesbian
Much of the GLAA's history is online. Check out the archival section at http://www.glaa.org/archive.shtml. The Oral History Collection includes taped memories of Bob Summersgill, Barrett Brick, and Craig Howell, as well as a recording of the discussion of GLAA's founding in 1971, from a Rainbow History Project discussion featuring Frank Kameny, Paul Kuntzler, and Joel Martin, moderated by Craig Howell (4/30/01).
Started informally in 1983. Some online history at the website at http://www.lambdasoleil.org/
DC chapter formed in 1993. The oral history collection also includes a tape of the discussion of Pushing the Envelope (6/6/01) which included comments by Cheryl Cort.
Lesbian & Gay
Chorus of Washington
Formed in 1983. Online history available via the Guidebook at the website at http://www.lgcw.org/
The Mautner Project
Founded in 1990. A brief history on the home page at http://www.mautnerproject.org/
Fairfax City church with online history at http://www.mccnova.com/whoweare/journey.htm
An AIDS support organization active in DC since 1993. Their history is on site at http://www.zzapp.org/plactive/
Senior Health Resources
Archivist: Esther Katzman, email@example.com
No formal archives at this time, but copies of flyers and publicly distributed information are available.
Locally run website chronicling the history and current activism against sodomy laws. Capsule history of sodomy laws in DC and elsewhere at http://www.sodomylaws.org