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McBride, Dennis Collection on LGBTQ Las Vegas
Coll #: MS-00802
Date: 1990-2017
Extent: 32 boxes (37.09 cubic feet, 31.38 linear feet)
This collection is comprised of research files dating from the 1860s to 2017 created by Boulder City Nevadan, Dennis McBride, primarily in support of his book, Out of the Neon Closet: A History of Gay Las Vegas on the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, gay, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community in Southern Nevada. Materials in this collection also include ephemera and clippings documenting LGBTQ establishments and organizations in Las Vegas, biographies of individuals, and other issues pertinent to the LGBTQ community. This collection also includes some materials about the LGBTQ community and their issues in Northern Nevada. The collection represents McBride's overall efforts to document and preserve the history of the LGBTQ community in Nevada.
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