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Exploring Black LGBTQ Studies in the Schomburg Center's Archive: Other Resources

This guide is designed to highlight collections devoted to LGBTQ Studies.

Just getting started

The Schomburg Center, the New York Public Library, and other institutions are collecting materials created by and about the LGBTQIA+ community. Check back regularly to discover additional resources, and use the tools discussed to discover resources on your own. Reference librarians are available to help you locate materials that have not been highlighted in this guide.

Christopher Street Liberation Day, 1970

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Christopher Street Liberation Day, 1970" New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Open Access Online Resources

Searching for the right words

Using terminology to find materials discussing the LGBTQ community can be difficult. While a list of subject terms has been shared specifically for NYPL searching tools, other terms may be useful elsewhere. Additional searching terms can be found at Homosaurus.org.

Christopher Street Liberation Day, June 20, 1971

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Christopher Street Liberation Day, June 20, 1971" New York Public Library Digital Collections.