Miriam Ben-Shalom Papers, 1971-1999

Summary Information

Title: Miriam Ben-Shalom Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1971-1999

Creator:
  • Ben-Shalom, Miriam
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 237

Quantity:
  • 3 cubic ft. (3 boxes)
  • 14 videocassettes
  • 10 audio cassettes

Repository:
Archival Location:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

Abstract:
The collection contains personal papers and other documentation collected by Miriam Ben-Shalom, the first gay or lesbian member of the United States military service to be reinstated after being discharged for her sexual orientation. The collection documents Ben-Shalom's legal battles with the military, as well as the general topic of homosexuals and the military. Other materials pertain to the gay and lesbian veterans movement, feminism, and related social justice issues.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-mil-uwmmss0237
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