Note To Researcher:
The LGBTQ Collection Is presently being processed, And will be added To the online database For researchers, as it becomes available.Presently the bulk Of this collection comes from the Daniel Dromm Papers And NYS Senator/Assemblyman Tom Duane. Daniel Dromm, a Queens Public school teacher from 1984 To 2009, was a founder Of the Queens Lesbian And Gay Pride Committee And an organizer Of the Queens Pride Parade And Festival, inaugurated in Jackson Heights in 1993. The Daniel Dromm Papers, consisting Of 24 cubic ft. Of documents And artifacts, are made up of the following Document Series: Pride; Subject Files, Scrapbooks, Magazines/Publications, Articles And Clippings, Political Campaigns, And Personal/Business Contacts/Appointment Books. His Papers serve To illuminate Queens LGBT history And activism from the 1990S To the early 2010S.The Senator Thomas Duane LGBTQ Collection presently consists Of two Series: the Gay Literature Series And the Personal Gay Files Series. The Gay Literature Series consists mainly Of issues Of the Christopher Magazine from 1976 To 1993. The Personal Gay Files Series contains documents collected by Senator Duane, before, during And after his time In political office, related To LGBTQ issues. Additional Senator Duane Document Series will be added To the online database For researchers, as they become available.