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Out of the Archives

A very full year

Posted: December 25th, 2015 | Columns, Featured, Out of the Archives | No Comments

By Walter G. Meyer | Out at the Archives Editor’s Note: This issue’s Out of the Archives was written by Maureen Steiner. As 2015 draws to a close, we here at Lambda Archives extend our best wishes for wonderful holidays and good hopes for a fantastic 2016.

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Tours, visits and events

Posted: November 27th, 2015 | Columns, Out of the Archives, Top Story | 1 Comment

By Walter G. Meyer | Out at the Archives

With the help of volunteers from the community at large there has been lots more happening at Lambda Archives and much more planned!

First, a few dates for upcoming events to put on your calendar:

On Sunday, Dec. 6, from 4 – 6 p.m., Bob Nelson will generously host a reception to introduce our 2016 “Heroines, Pioneers, and Trailblazers.”

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Keeping busy at the Archives

Posted: October 30th, 2015 | Columns, Featured, Out of the Archives | No Comments

By Walter G. Meyer | Out of the Archives Every time we think things are slowing down and we’re catching up, we find ourselves busier than ever here at Lambda Archives. In conjunction with Diversionary Theatre’s Open Monday Series, Lambda Archives recently hosted another successful Out At the Archives event.

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Hot events, cool zone at the Archives

Posted: September 18th, 2015 | Columns, Featured, Out of the Archives | No Comments

By Walter G. Meyer | Out of the Archives Lambda Archives had a couple of events in August and has more planned for September. Up next, a team from the Archives will be walking in AIDS Walk on Sept. 26. Archives’ board member and team captain David Ramos reports that we are already more than halfway to our goal of $5,000, but we need you to help!

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More excitement at the Archives

Posted: August 7th, 2015 | Columns, Featured, Out of the Archives | No Comments

By Walter G. Meyer | Out of the Archives Things never seem to slow down at Lambda Archives. We’re an organization that collects the past and we keep making news in the present. In June, the marriage equality decision from the U.S. Supreme Court caused us to break out some of the thousands of photos of the many marriage equality rallies and celebrations that have occurred in San Diego since 2008 when the California Supreme ruled […]

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One big event down and another on tap

Posted: April 17th, 2015 | Columns, Featured, Out of the Archives | No Comments

By Walter G. Meyer | Out of the Archives It has been another very busy month at Lambda Archives. We welcome our new digitization archivist, Ken Selnick, and look forward to his contributions. With the help of a couple of our stellar young volunteers, Ken has already readied our upstairs room and begun storing our growing holdings.

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Telling our stories

Posted: March 20th, 2015 | Columns, Featured, Out of the Archives | No Comments

By Walter G. Meyer | Out of the Archives This weekend, in cooperation with Diversionary Theatre, San Diego Lambda Archives presents “Telling Our Stories — LGBTQ Oral History,” Saturday, March 21 at 2 p.m. Long-time activist Steven F. Dansky is visiting from New York to talk about his project, “OUTSpoken: Oral History from LGBTQ Pioneers,” that unpacks our history with stories from audacious pathfinders and gay liberationists; dykes and lesbian separatists; and radical fairies and queens.

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New preservation projects on the horizon

Posted: November 28th, 2014 | Columns, Featured, Out of the Archives | No Comments

Maureen Steiner | Out of the Archives [Editor’s Note: Lambda Archives has been preserving our local LGBT history for decades. We are pleased to offer them the opportunity to share news with our readers about their projects, process, endowments and collections. Watch for them to appear on a quarterly basis.] I want to share with you the exciting LGBTQ Historic Sites project Lambda Archives of San Diego (LASD) is undertaking with San Diego’s respected historic preservation […]

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