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Joan E. Biren Queer Film Museum Collection, 1931-2010, undated

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Donor:
Biren, Joan E
Physical description:
5 cu. ft. : 8 boxes, 14 oversize folders
Type:
Advertising
Collection descriptions
Catalogs
Postcards
Posters
Programs
Date:
1931
1931-2010
1931-2010, undated
20th century
21st century
Notes:
Joan E. Biren (1944-), also known professionally as JEB, is an internationally recognized lesbian photographer and documentary film maker. She is also an activist on gay issues and was active in the women's liberation and gay rights movement in the late 1960s.
Summary:
The collection contains material relating to lesbian-oriented motion pictures. The bulk of the collection consists of ephemera and film posters from theatrical releases in the United States. The collection also contains catalogues from video houses, film festivals, posters, and other material collected by Biren from on-line auction sites. Some of the items have Biren's annotations written within them. The collection contains material associated with United States releases and foreign releases. Production dates are year of first release.
Cite as:
Joan E. Biren Queer Film Museum Collection, 1931-2010, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Bisexuality
Documentary films
Homosexuality
Lesbian and gay experience
Lesbianism
Motion pictures
Transgender people
Transvestites
Local number:
2011.3034 (NMAH Acc.)
2014.3050 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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