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Collection #45

New York Boycott Colorado Papers

Record:45
Date:1993 - 1993
Size:1 foot

Provenance

This collection was donated by Joe Harney.

Use Restrictions

No names may be published unless (1) they are publicly known as gay, or (2) their permission has been obtained, or (3) they are deceased. Restrictions are only in regards to publication; any researcher may view or copy any document in the collection.

Scope and Content

This collection came to the Archive in a cardboard box. It was unorganized. While there are sure to be gaps and missing key items it is hard to be certain because of the disorganization of the collection.

History or Bio

A political movement which began January 6,1993 in support of the Statewide Boycott against Amendment 2, banning Gay and Lesbian rights in the state of Colorado. Some people in New York organized a local committee to give support to the Boycott Colorado movement. Using the support of local well known restaurants, fundraising events and managing the press well, overall it was a very successful campaign.

Folder List

Box 1

1. [ Grass roots fundraising information]
2. [ Press packet, media, flyers: pro & con, and other press information
3. [ Longwood’s travel research]
4. [ National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, Leading the fight for freedom]
5. [ Boycotts work! information packet ]
6. [ General Boycott information ]
7. [ Outreach stationery, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force address list ]
8. [ Flyers Boycott Colorado, general information, meetings,and agenda ]
9. [ Lambda legal defense ]
10. [ National Gay and Lesbian Task Force information ]
11. [ How to run a Boycott ]
12. [ Jerry Falwell anti – homosexual letter ]
13. [Traditional Values, anti – homosexual group ]
14. [ The New Christian Right and other groups like them ]
15. [ Researching homophobic initiatives ]

Box 2

16. [ “Creating a Change” conference information ]
17. To be used & better copies needed from library [ Amendment 2 ]
18. [ Boycott information ]
19. [ Reconstitution of New York Boycott Colorado, Inc. ]
20. [ Political Research Associates information sheet ]
21. [ Evans et. al. V. Romer et. al. #92 CV 7223 ]
22. [ Human Rights Campaign Fund ]
23. [ Mayor David N. Dinkins, letter: Domestic Partners Health Benefits]
24. [ Fight – the – Right mailing lists ]
25. [ Correspondence: letter to Giuliani ]
26. [ Correspondence: in support of Boycott Colorado ]
27. [ Correspondence: Letters to Duncan T. Osborne from the City and County of Denver ]
28. [ Correspondence: Anti Boycott support ]
29. [ Miscellaneous: notes, press release, and cards ]
30. [ Mailing lists from Joseph Best to John Shaka and Joe Harney ]
31. [ Information book: How to Not! Do Business in Colorado ]
32. [ National Public Radio “Morning Edition” Wed. Feb. 17, 1993 ]
33. [ The Colorado Human Rights quick reference list ]
34. .[ Correspondence regarding Colorado made buses by the Neoplan Company ]
35. [ Gay and Lesbian Community Centers mailing list ]
36. [ Information Lines: phone numbers of Gay and Lesbian resources ]
37. [ Hard disk print outs ]