Lesbian Herstory Archives

The Lesbian Herstory Archives is home to the largest collections of materials about lesbians in the world. Our photo collection, which we are now starting to digitize, holds tens of thousands of images, and reflects the growth of the Archives since 1974. Many of the 634 items showcased here came to us from women who simply wanted their images saved, their lives remembered. The collection holds snapshots, professional photography, found images and everything in between.

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Eleanor Batchelder
at Womanbooks
Elimination of all racist and patriarchal terms
Protestors with giant creature in front of AMNH
Emily Medvic
Emily teaching group of women, economist, lecturing at Sagaris (feminist school in mid 70s)
Emily Medvic, ""Kitch""
Kitch pointing at Medvic
Emma
Emma from Amazon Autumn, Amazon Autumn was a yearly New Jersey Conference
Emma and Arcus
Emma Van Cott and Arcus Flynn
End Sexual Exploitation of Women and Children
St. Marks Health Collective banner
End the oppression pass Intro 554
Slogan on shirt. 3 men at City Hall.
Express your Gay Pride
Lesbian mothers at GAA being interviewed for NBC documentary on lesbian lifestyle, lesbian mothers
Fabi Romero
at Womanbooks
Feminist Writers Guild
Steering committee meeting, outdoors group shot
Fight for Gay Rights
banner at a demonstration
First Annual New York City Dyke March
Dyke with sign :Lesbians Avenged Tampa
First Annual New York City Dyke March
Dykes pulling an 8x10 platform bed.
First Annual New York City Dyke March
Dykes pulling an 8x10 platform bed through the streets of Manhattan
Found Image
Back of postcard with "strapping boy" image, see image found_010a.jp2 also
Found Image
See also the back of this postcard, image number found_010b.tif
From gender roles to human roles
Sign protesting discriminating age boundaries, Seksuaalinen tasavertaisuus, ""Sexual Equality""
G.M.H.C. banner
Gay Men's Health Crisis banner
G.O.A.L. banner
Gay Officers Action League banner
G.O.A.L. banner
Gay Officers Action League banner
GAY
Banner hanging from high balcony
GWA
Gay Womens Alternative entrance, in church
GWA
Gay Womens Alternative entrance, in church
Gail Bowman and Susan
2 women dancing
Gathered activists
Madeline Davis (L), Frances Dowdy next to her, Gayle Rubin third from left, Pat Califia on the right. Sabrina Williams is pictured sitting on the floor., Gathering at LHA/Joan Nestle's apartment the weekend of the Barnard Conference.
Gathered activists
Esther Newton (seated lower right corner) and Amber Hollibaugh (standing top right) are pictured along with five currently unidentified women, Gathering at LHA/Joan Nestle's apartment the weekend of the Barnard Conference.
Gay Nurses Alliance
Lesbian and gay nurses with banner
Gay Pride
marchers in the street, The first gay pride march in New York, on the anniversary of the Stonewall Inn raids.
Gay Youth
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