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The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) is an activist group working to end the HIV/AIDS crisis through direct action. ACT UP Philadelphia, founded in 1988, was the second chapter of the national organization.

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Raymond Pace Alexander was an African American lawyer and judge, active from the time he passed the bar in 1923 until his death in 1974. He served as an advocate in a number of important civil cases involving issues of racial discrimination and…

Records of the Austro-American Relief Society of Philadelphia, Pa., mainly documenting its charitable work from 1916 to 1941, including fundraising in behalf of war relief for Austro-Hungarian and German civilians and prisoners of war during and…

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Historical materials from Philadelphia-area LGBT organizations from the 1970s and 1980s. Avicolli Mecca was involved in many Philadelphia-area Gay rights organizations and was a writer and editor for the Philadelphia Gay News. He used these…

Over the course of his career, American sculptor George Grey Barnard (1863-1938) built a reputation both as an artist and collector of Medieval art and architecture. Following World War I, Barnard conceived of a monument to protest the war and…

Jan Barry is a poet, author and journalist. Appointed to the U.S. Military Academy after a war tour in Vietnam, he resigned from West Point to become a writer and peace activist. A co-founder of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, his poems and essays…

CHOICE resisted by providing women's health services, including reproductive health services, and gave information on a variety of women's health issues. This collection documents their programs and the educational work they did to spread awareness…

The Citizens' Permanent Relief Committee was a local philanthropic group which aided the sufferers in many disasters between 1878 and 1900, notably the Johnstown Flood, the Russian famine, the Armenian massacres, and other disasters that took place…

In January 1976, the Citizens Committee to Recall Rizzo formed. Frank Rizzo, the then controversal mayor of Philadelphia, was formed Police chief to the Philadelphia PD. In several instances, he'd led raids on gay bars and other gathering places of…

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Thomas Clarkson was a leading campaigner against the African slave trade. This two-volume set offers a unique contemporary account of the abolition movement.
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