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Guide to the Randy Alfred Subject Files and Sound Recordings
1991-24  
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Description
Randy Alfred was a freelance journalist and radio talk show host in the San Francisco area during the 1970s-1980s. Collection contains research files (clippings, fliers, brochures, correspondence, and notes) and audiotapes--primarily concerning lesbian and gay issues and organizations in San Francisco during the 1970s and 1980s--assembled by Alfred in the course of his hosting of the KSAN public affairs radio show The Gay Life .
Background
Randall H. (Randy) Alfred is a freelance journalist and former radio talk show host in San Francisco, California. Alfred was educated at Yale University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1967) and the University of California, Berkeley (graduate student in Sociology, 1967-1969 and 1971-1974). He collected materials about gay and lesbian life in San Francisco as part of his research for journal articles and his radio talk show The Gay Life .
Extent
22 boxes and 3 folders (approximately 22 linear feet)
Restrictions
Copyright to unpublished manuscript materials created by the donor has been transferred to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society.
Availability
Collection open for research.