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Bettye Lane gay rights movement photographs

Collection Data

The Bettye Lane Gay Rights Movement Photographs includes images that depict life in the gay and lesbian community from 1970 to 2007, with the bulk of the material dating from 1971-1989. The collection includes many photographs of community organizing activities; such photographs include lesbian consciousness raising groups, lesbian-feminist conferences, academic conferences, and events of the National Organization for Women (NOW). Portraits of lesbian activists and writers, as well as stills from a 1974 NBC television show called "Lesbian Lifestyles" are included.
Lane, Bettye, 1930-2012 (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1970 - 2007
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 17915
Physical Description
Extent: 1.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Type of Resource
Still image
MSS Unit ID: 17915
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21184400
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 39f849d0-eafe-0133-352b-00505686a51c
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