Bob Young, a librarian and collector of vintage photos, will give a talk about a collection of rare 1950s snapshots that document the life and love of a gay couple named Roger Pegram and Frank Bushong. Read more...
Roger & Frank, August 1955
All events in this series are held at The History Project, 29 Stanhope Street in Boston, unless otherwise noted. Events run from 6:00 o 8:00pm and are free and open to the public.
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We're collecting oral histories on deejays in LGBT clubs in the Boston area, past and present. We put the full interviews into our archives and present parts of them on YouTube. If you are or were a DJ in Boston's gay clubs - at any point in time - and would like to sit down with The History Project, please email Tony.
Boston deejay Steven Burke talks about Boston gay bar 1270 in the early 1970s - the music, the scene, and some creative ways that resident deejay (and Steven's mentor) Jimmy Stuard mixed music.
The History Project: Calendar
The History Project is a volunteer-driven organization
focused on several important initiatives:
Conducting research on lesbians, gay men,
bisexuals, and transgenders in Massachusetts
Preserving the documentary record of that
community's social and historical contributions
Providing a forum for educating the general