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Help us celebrate and preserve the stories of queer people of color at this history harvest for the LGBTQ community.

About this Event

The LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida and the University of Central Florida RICHES project ask for your help to ensure that we preserve the stories and experiences of queer people of color in Central Florida’s history. Though we have several thousand images in our archives, we’ve identified gaps that leave our local Latinx, Black, and Asian Pacific Islander communities underrepresented.

Be a part of this opportunity to expand our archives and preserve stories of our community’s pride and activism. Gather and bring your personal photos as well as documents that capture events, everyday life, and important moments in LGBTQ history. This collection is particularly focused on celebrating and preserving the contributions of people of color in the LGBTQ community, but all donations are welcome.

Examples of items you can share include:

  • Photos and memorabilia
  • Newspapers and news articles
  • Signs and/or posters

We will scan your items using professional equipment and return them along with free digital copies for your records. With your permission, selected items may be added to the RICHES Mosaic Interface and LGBTQ History Museum Archive. You will also have the option to share your memories as part of an oral history interview.

Learn more about the LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida. Visit http://www.floridalgbtqmuseum.org/, or join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/floridalgtbqhistory/.

Learn more about RICHES. Visit https://riches.cah.ucf.edu/.

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