Joan E. Biren Queer Film Museum Collection, 1931-2010, undated
Biren, Joan E
5 cu. ft. : 8 boxes, 14 oversize folders
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.
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.
Joan E. Biren Queer Film Museum Collection, 1931-2010, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Lesbian and gay experience
2011.3034 (NMAH Acc.)
2014.3050 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves