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John Fadner Papers, 1910-1993 Coll2011.092
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Honorable discharge form, photographs, clipping, medal, military identification tags, and certificate of Baptism from John Fadner, 1910-1993. John Fadner was a gay man fired from his job as an orderly at a Veteran's Administration Hospital during the McCarthy-era persecution of suspected gays in government service.
Background
John Fadner was a gay man fired from his job as an orderly at a Veteran's Administration Hospital during the McCarthy-era persecution of suspected gays in government service. Fadner was the "earliest applicant for ONE's Social Services Division"; he remained closely connected to ONE until his death in 1993.
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0.2 linear foot. [1 archive carton.]
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