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Collection #37

Jay Blotcher Collection

Record:37
Date:1989 - 1992
Size:1 foot 3 inches

Provenance

The collection was donated in two different installments by Jay Blotcher.

Use Restrictions

No names may be published unless (1) they are publicly known as gay or lesbian, or (2) their permission has been obtained, or (3) they are deceased.

Scope and Content

The collection contains numerous newspaper articles, flyers, press releases, and correspondence from and to Jay Blotcher when he was Media Coordinator of ACT-UP/New York from May 1989 to July 1992 and Media Coordinator of Queer Nation/New York from March 1990 to January 1991.

History or Bio

Jay Blotcher was the Media Coordinator for ACT UP/New York from May 1989 to February 1990, as well as at the International Conference on AIDS in Amsterdam in July 1992. He served as a founding member and Media Coordinator of Queer Nation/New York from March 1990 to January 1991. Blotcher also wrote news releases, newspaper articles and a number of magazine articles in gay publications and mainstream publications.

Folder List

Box 1

1. [ Albany / Cuomo Demonstration ]
2. [ Anti – Violence Project ( AVP ) ]
3. [ Queer Nation ]
4. [ Stop the Church II ]
5. [ Piss & Vinegar ]
6. [ ACT-UP correspondence ]
7. [ ACT-UP against George Bush ]
8. [ Various rallies. marches, and demonstrations flyers for all ]
9. [ Homeless / Police violence protests ]
10. [ “AIDS” Navajo flyer ]
11. [ ACT-UP calendars ]
12. [ Newspaper articles, magazine articles, and clippings from all over. ]
13. [ The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Inc. Bulletin ]
14. [ TITA (tell it to ACT-UP) newsletter ]
15. [ Press releases ]
16. [ Media advisories ]
17. [ Media committee reports ]
18. [ Digest ]
19. [ Various “information” notices ]
20. [ AIDS Treatment Research Agenda Montreal June 1989 ]
21. [ Memorials ]
22. [ Washington Blade ]
23. [ one photograph, & ACT-UP made easy notes ]
24. [ Xeroxed copies of newspaper articles ]

Box 2

25. [ VII Conference on AIDS / III STD World Congress Amsterdam 19 – 24 July 1992 ]
26. [ ASTRA Pharmaceutial Products Inc. protest December 12, 1991 ]
27. [ Media protest ] ( Television )
28. TAG Press Kit clippings [ Treatment Action Guerrillas]
29.  TAG clippings
30. TAG media releases ( one contact sheet )
31. Irish Lesbian & Gay Organization St. Pat’s Parade
32. Julio Rivera
33. [ Queer Nation, ACT-UP in the news ]
34. [ Gay games program book ]
35. Allen Schindler Murder Case [ Los Angeles Times Mirror level 1 – 15 of 22 stories regarding the United States Navy court case ]
36. March on Washington 1993

Box 3

37. [ Press packets and Forbes magazine protest ]
38. [ David Dinkins inauguration, a letter from Donna Summer ]
39. [ Press releases ]
40. [ Stop the Church protest ]
41. [ ACT-UP stickers ]
42. [ V International AIDS Conference Montreal June 4 ]
43. [ News from all over, a letter from Max Frankel ]
44. [ ( FOR BETTER OR WORSE ) comic strip ]
45. [ Burroughs Wellcome Company print media coverage April 25, 1989 ]
46. [ Outweek Award March 1, 1991 ]
47. [ Xeroxed copies & newspaper clippings ]