Lavender Legacies Guide: United States: Montana

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Montana State Archives
Phone: 406-444-7482
Fax: 406-444-5297
Contact: Jodie Foley

Current Holdings:
Title: Helena Woman's Center records, 1975-1983.
Physical description: 3.5 linear ft.
Abstract: The Helena Woman's Center of Helena, Montana, was a women's support organization founded in 1975 to offer aid to victims of violence against women. Records (1975-1983) include correspondence; case files; financial records; legal documents; minutes; organizational materials, including articles of incorporation and bylaws. Also included are subject files concerning such topics as the Battered Women Task Force, displace homemakers, gay and lesbian rights, the Montana Coalition to Stop Violence Against Women, the Montana Pro-choice Coalition, the Rape Awareness Program, the Women's Support Line, sexual harassment, and the women's history wall mural.

Title: Montana A.I.R.
Other title: Montana Alliance for Individual Rights
Publication info: Great Falls, Mont. : Montana Alliance for Individual Rights,
Current frequency: Bimonthly
Subject term: Gay liberation movement--Montana--Periodicals.
Subject term: Gays--Montana--Periodicals.
Subject term: Homosexuality--Montana--Periodicals.

Title: Montana Lesbian Coalition records, 1977-1994.
Physical descrip: 1 linear ft.
Scope and content: This collection consists of scattered correspondence (1983-1984, 1993-1994); financial records (1977-1994) including banking records and a ledger for the Montana Amazons Unlimited a predecessor to the Montana Lesbian Coalition; minutes (1983-1985) scattered notebook entries; organizational records (1988) statement of purpose; printed materials (1982-1994) mailings and newsletters including Amazon Spirit, Montana Lesbian Coalition Newsletter, Out in the Big Sky, Flathead Valley Alliance and Montana Human Rights Network; mailings lists (1983-1993); and clippings (1980s-1990s).

Title: Montana Women's Lobby records, 1982-1994.
Physical descrip: 14 linear ft.
Abstract: This collection consists of board minutes (1985-1992), legislative subject files (1984-1994), correspondence and general administrative files, general subject files (1980s-1992), and financial records for the Women's Lobby and it's predecessor the Women's Lobbyist Fund. Subject files include topics such as abortion, gay rights, veteran's preference, Women's lobby history, comparable worth, insurance, and taxation.

Title: Pride & politics : a newsletter of Gay, Lesbian, Bi and Trans Ideas and Action in Montana.
Variant title: Pride and politics
Publication info: [Helena, MT. : The Organization, 200-
Current frequency: Quarterly
Volume/date range: Winter 2002-2003 -