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Wide-open town : a history of queer San Francisco to 1965
Boyd, Nan Alamilla, 1963-
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Publication Information:
Berkeley : University of California Press, [2003]

Physical Description:
xii, 321 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : maps ; 24 cm
Introduction: San Francisco was a wide-open town -- History / José Sarria -- Transgender and gay male cultures from the 1890s through the 1960s -- Oral history / Reba Hudson -- Lesbian space, lesbian territory: San Francisco's North Beach district, 1933-1954 -- Oral history / Joe Baron -- Policing queers in the 1940s and 1950s: harassment, prosecution, and the legal defense of gay bars -- Oral history / Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon -- 4. A queer ladder of social mobility : San Francisco's homophile movements, 1953-1960 -- Oral history / George Mendenhall -- Queer cooperation and resistance: a gay and lesbian movement comes together in the 1960s -- Conclusion : marketing a queer San Francisco -- Appendix A: map of North Beach queer bars and restaurants, 1933-1965 -- Appendix B: List of interviewees -- Notes.
Reading Level:
1640 Lexile.
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