Ada Garvey Papers, 1910-1945

Contents List

Container Title
Series: 1. Records, 1990-1996
ACT UP Network
Box   1
Folder   1
Contact Lists, 1990-1991
Box   1
Folder   2
Information Packet, 1994
Box   1
Folder   3
Miscellaneous, 1992-1993, undated
Box   1
Folder   4
Agendas and Minutes, 1990-1994
Box   1
Folder   5
Commercial Script, undated
Box   1
Folder   6
Condom Distribution to Marquette University High School, 1990-1991
Correspondence
Box   1
Folder   7
CDC and SSA handling of AIDS, 1992
Box   1
Folder   8
City Budgeting for AIDS, 1993
Box   1
Folder   9
Dennis Hill Police Treatment, 1992
Box   1
Folder   10
Ryan White CARE Act, 1990
Box   1
Folder   11
Cryptosporidium Outbreak response, 1993-1994, undated
Demonstrations
Box   1
Folder   12
Dennis Hill Rally, Racine County Jail, 1992
Box   1
Folder   13
National Prisons Issues, Madison, 1991
Box   2
Pridefest, Photograph, 1993
Box   1
Folder   14
Republican National Convention, 1992
Box   2
Signs, undated
Box   1
Folder   15
Symposium on Future Directions in AIDS Research, 1993
Box   1
Folder   16
Dentists' Discrimination of HIV/AIDS Patients, 1990, undated
Ephemera
Milwaukee Chapter, 1990-1993, undated
Box   1
Folder   17

Alternate Format

Some of the documents have electronic copies available in the Archives. Consult an archivist for more information.

Electronic Folder  
  \Images\Ephemera, 1990-1993, undated\

Physical Description: 9 digital files (607 MB) 
Box   1
Folder   18
Other Chapters, undated
Box   1
Folder   19
Financial Reports, 1993, undated
Box   1
Folder   20
Grant Applications, 1992-1993
Box   1
Folder   21
History of ACT UP Milwaukee, 1992
Audio   1
Meeting with Wisconsin Dental Association, 1990 September 4
Scope and Content Note: Meeting between ACT UP Milwaukee and the Wisconsin Dental Association (WDA) at which ACT UP provided a list of dentists who allegedly discriminated against HIV+ individuals.

Physical Description: 1 audio cassette 
Access Restrictions: The original audio cassette is restricted; users must use digital access copy available in the Archives.
Electronic Folder  
  \Audio\UWM MSS 203 Tape 1\

Physical Description: 2 digital files (1 Hr, 1 min; 45 min) 
Box   1
Folder   22
Member/Friend Survey, 1993
Box   1
Folder   23
Miller/Marlboro Boycott, 1990-1991
Box   1
Folder   24
Mission Statement, undated
Box   1
Folder   25
News Clippings, 1990-1995
Newsletters, 1992-1996
Box   1
Folder   26

Alternate Format

Some of the documents have electronic copies available in the Archives. Consult an archivist for more information.

Electronic Folder  
  \Images\Newsletters, 1992-1996\

Physical Description: 2 digital files (106 MB) 
Box   1
Folder   27
Press Releases, 1992-1996
Box   1
Folder   28
Response to Mark Belling, 1990
Box   1
Folder   29
Universal Health Care, 1991-1992, undated
Series: 2. Videos, 1990-1995
Scope and Content Note: Videos of ACT UP Milwaukee demonstrations and related topics, including both amateur footage, documentaries, local television news film, and LGBT media coverage.
Subseries: Aids Activist TV, 1993-1995
1993 November 01
Scope and Content Note: AIDS Activist TV hosts Brian Komar and Patrick Flaherty discuss the ACT UP Protest at City Hall, Needle Exchange, the Cryptosporidium outbreak, immigration and medical care, and safe sex education for the youth. They also air a short film titled Too Close For Comfort which was produced in Canada. The video cuts out in the middle of the program.
Access Restrictions: The original videotape is restricted. Users must use network copy available in the Archives.
Video   01

Physical Description: 1 VHS (44 min., 2 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\AIDS Activist TV, 1993.11.01\
UWMMss203_AIDS_Activist_TV_19931101
Physical Description: 1 digital file (44 min., 2 sec.) 
1994 June 15
Scope and Content Note: AIDS Activist TV hosts Brian Komar and Patrick Flaherty discuss local, and national news including a clip of local activist Christopher Fons on 48 hours talking about the Cryptosporidium outbreak in Milwaukee, as well as a discussion about discrimination against HIV positive individuals in prisons. The hosts featuring a clip entitled "Who's Afraid of Donald Woods?" which addresses a specific incident.
Access Restrictions: The original videotape is restricted. Users must use network copy available in the Archives.
Video   02

Physical Description: 1 VHS (57 min., 31 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\AIDS Activist TV, 1994.06.15\
UWMMss203_AIDS_Activist_TV_19940615
Physical Description: 1 digital file (57 min., 31 sec.) 
1994 July 20
Physical Description: VHS was damaged upon receiving and as a result both the VHS and the digital master file have image quality issues. Audio is fine however. 
Scope and Content Note: AIDS Activist TV hosts Brian Komar and Patrick Flaherty discuss news both national and local as it pertains to the fight against AIDS. They specifically focus on the AIDS Cure Act and it's progress. Toward the end of the show there is a call in segment.
Access Restrictions: The original videotape is restricted. Users must use network copy available in the Archives.
Video   03

Physical Description: 1 VHS (57 min., 12 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\AIDS Activist TV, 1994.07.20\
UWMMss203_AIDS_Activist_TV_19940720
Physical Description: 1 digital file (57 min., 12 sec.) 
1994 August 17
Scope and Content Note: AIDS Activist TV hosts Brian Komar and Patrick Flaherty discuss local news focusing on the Cryptosporidium outbreak in Milwaukee. At the end of the segment they interview Dr. Jeff Kelly a psychologist who specializes in treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS.
Access Restrictions: The original videotape is restricted. Users must use network copy available in the Archives.
Video   03

Physical Description: 1 VHS (59 min., 03 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\AIDS Activist TV, 1994.08.17\
UWMMss203_AIDS_Activist_TV_19940817
Physical Description: 1 digital file (59 min., 3 sec.) 
1994 September 21
Scope and Content Note: AIDS Activist TV hosts Brian Komar and Patrick Flaherty discuss a politician who was diagnosed with HIV, raising awareness for the state budget for AIDS research. They interview ACT UP member Yuri Keegstra and Milwaukee AIDS Project Outreach Coordinator Rod Johnson about prevention efforts in Milwaukee.
Access Restrictions: The original videotape is restricted. Users must use network copy available in the Archives.
Video   04

Physical Description: 1 VHS (59 min., 39 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\AIDS Activist TV, 1994.09.21\
UWMMss203_AIDS_Activist_TV_19940921
Physical Description: 1 digital file (59 min., 39 sec.) 
1994 November 16
Scope and Content Note: AIDS Activist TV hosts Brian Komar and Patrick Flaherty discuss elections, a celebrity AIDS Death, as well as local HIV AIDS related news. They interview lawyer Tom Zander and ACT UP member Yuri Keegstra.
Access Restrictions: The original videotape is restricted. Users must use network copy available in the Archives.
Video   04

Physical Description: 1 VHS (58 min., 20 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\AIDS Activist TV, 1994.11.16\
UWMMss203_AIDS_Activist_TV_19941116
Physical Description: 1 digital file (58 min., 20 sec.) 
Segment, 1995 May 04
Scope and Content Note: A segment made in memory of Chris Fonz and ACT UP member who died due to complications from HIV and Cryptosporidium.
Access Restrictions: The original videotape is restricted. Users must use network copy available in the Archives.
Video   05

Physical Description: 1 VHS (03 min., 18 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\AIDS Activist TV, 1995.05.04\
UWMMss203_AIDS_Activist_TV_19950504_Segment
Physical Description: 1 digital file (3 min., 18 sec.) 
Subseries: Queer Program/Brand New Queer Program, 1993-1995
1993 May 05
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1993.05.15\
Raw Footage, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19930515_Raw_Footage
Physical Description: 1 digital file (4 min., 47 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Raw footage of ACT UP demonstrations at the Medical College of Wisconsin in response to Dr. Anthony Fauci speaking at the commencement.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1993.05.15\
Segment, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19930515_Segment
Physical Description: 1 digital file (4 min., 48 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Segment of episode featuring ACT UP demonstrations at the Medical College of Wisconsin in response to Dr. Anthony Fauci speaking at the commencement.
1993 July
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1993.07\
Segment, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_199307_Segment

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Physical Description: 1 digital file (11 min., 34 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Segment of episode on statements made by Milwaukee Health Department's Medical Director Thomas Schlenker on HIV/AIDS.
1993 September
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1993.09\
Raw Footage, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_199309_Raw_Footage
Physical Description: 1 digital file (6 min., 8 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Raw footage of ACT UP march at city hall demanding more funding for AIDS research and services.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1993.09\
Segment, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_199309_Segment

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Physical Description: 1 digital file (8 min., 21 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Segment of episode on ACT UP demonstration, Target City Hall, on Sept. 14, 1993.
1993 October 05
Scope and Content Note: Coming out episode of show. Hosts discuss ACT UP members handing out condom brochures at Milwaukee Tech High School, the history of National Coming Out Day, and Senator Herb Kohl. They take callers' thoughts on Herb Kohl coming out and their own stories about coming out. They also discuss local LGBT event announcements
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Brand New Queer Program, 1993.10.05\
Episode, UWMMss203_Brand_New_Queer_Program_19931005
Physical Description: 1 digital file (59 min., 51 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Brand New Queer Program, 1993.10.05\
Segment, UWMMss203_Brand_New_Queer_Program_19931005_Segment

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Physical Description: 1 digital file (5 min., 52 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Milwaukee Tech High School condom distribution segment
1993 October 12
Scope and Content Note: Hosts discuss National Coming Out Day, lesbians and gays in the military, Steve Gunderson, Amanda Bearse, a lesbian rights article in The Progressive Magazine, ACT UP members going to Hamilton High School to hand out condoms as well as their plans to go to Bayview and Pulaski High Schools, the Washington Blade, and the pope's thoughts on homosexuality, Virginia's sodomy law, new hate crime legislation, Ohio State University's housing for gays initiative, among other LGBT news stories. They run a video of LGBT resources in the city and discuss local LGBT anonouncements and show a video from the national gay and lesbian task force and take calls from viewers.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Brand New Queer Program, 1993.10.12\
Episode, UWMMss203_Brand_New_Queer_Program_19931012
Physical Description: 1 digital file (58 min., 14 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Brand New Queer Program, 1993.10.12\
Raw Footage, UWMMss203_Brand_New_Queer_Program_19931012_Raw_Footage
Physical Description: 1 digital file (1 min., 25 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Raw footage of Hamilton High School condom distribution
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Brand New Queer Program, 1993.10.12\
Segment, UWMMss203_Brand_New_Queer_Program_19931012_Segment
Physical Description: 1 digital file (3 min., 6 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Hamilton High School condom distribution segment
1993 October 19
Scope and Content Note: Hosts discuss gay and lesbian news. Dan Fons' brother Christopher visits and discusses ACT UP's current initiatives, specifically handing out condoms at Pulaski and Bayview High Schools before taking calls from viewers and covering local announcements.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Brand New Queer Program, 1993.10.19\
Episode, UWMMss203_Brand_New_Queer_Program_19931019
Physical Description: 1 digital file (58 min., 59 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Brand New Queer Program, 1993.10.19\
Raw Footage, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19931019_Raw_Footage
Physical Description: 1 digital file (4 min., 48 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Raw footage of ACT UP handing out condoms at Pulaski and Bayview High Schools
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Brand New Queer Program, 1993.10.19\
Segment, UWMMss203_Brand_New_Queer_Program_19931019_Segment_1
Physical Description: 1 digital file (17 min., 43 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Chris Fons segment, part 1
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Brand New Queer Program, 1993.10.19\
Segment, UWMMss203_Brand_New_Queer_Program_19931019_Segment_2
Physical Description: 1 digital file (2 min., 23 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Chris Fons segment, part 1
1993 October 26
Scope and Content Note: Hosts discuss senator Herb Kohl, anti-gay discrimination by Cracker Barrel and Republican lawmakers, show a clip put together by Hands Off Washington, a group that advocates for gay rights, and interview a victim of entrapment.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Brand New Queer Program, 1993.10.26\
Episode, UWMMss203_Brand_New_Queer_Program_19931026
Physical Description: 1 digital file (59 min., 35 sec.) 
1994 February 08
Scope and Content Note: Hosts discuss local and national news, play a gay comedy clip by a performer named Phranc, discuss harassment of gay people by the Wauwatosa police including a transcript of the conversation caught on tape, and take calls from viewers to wish happy Valentine's day to their partners.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1994.02.08\
Episode, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19940208
Physical Description: 1 digital file (59 min., 59 sec.) 
1994 February 24
Scope and Content Note: Hosts discuss local and national queer news, play a video with contact details of different LGBTQ organizations in Milwaukee, play a game called "Isn't it Queer?", a gay trivia game show, play a clip of HIV positive comedian Steve Moore, and have a call in segment toward the end of the show.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1994.02.24\
Episode, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19940224
Physical Description: 1 digital file (1 hr., 0 min.,) 
1994 April
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1994.04\
Segment, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_199404

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Physical Description: 1 digital file (3 min., 36 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Segment of episode on Cryptosporidium demonstration at City Hall on April 7, 1994.
1994 August 30
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1994.08.30\
Raw Footage, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19940830_Raw_Footage
Physical Description: 1 digital file (7 min., 8 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Raw footage of ACT UP members distributing condoms outside Riverside High School.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1994.08.30\
Segment, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19940830_Segment
Physical Description: 1 digital file (5 min., 37 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Segment of episode of ACT UP members distributing condoms outside Riverside High School.
1995 May 30
Scope and Content Note: Hosts talk with Wilson Cruz, who was on the tv show "My So Called Life", about being an openly gay actor in Hollywood, and take questions from viewers and some people that they have invited into the studio.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1995.05.30\
Episode, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19950530
Physical Description: 1 digital file (59 min., 56 sec.) 
1995 June 13
Scope and Content Note: Hosts discuss Pridefest, interview recently crowned Miss Gay Wisconsin Kenya Moore and Bill Menure who is the co-director of Pridefest, air footage from Pridefest 1995 and talk about the various events that are shown. They show the entire pride parade and take calls from viewers while the footage plays.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1995.06.13\
Episode, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19950613
Physical Description: 1 digital file (56 min., 34 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1995.06.13\
Raw Footage, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19950613_Raw_Footage
Physical Description: 1 digital file (31 sec ) 
Scope and Content Note: Raw footage of 1995 Pridefest
1995 September 05
Scope and Content Note: Filmed at City Hall for the Advocates Gay and Lesbian History Exhibit. Hosts interview Steve Brondino, an attorney who was involved in getting the exhibit into city hall, take a tour of the exhibit, and interview Tim Carpenter who represents the south side of MIlwaukee in the state assembly, Tammy Baldwin who at the time represented Madison 78th district in the state assembly, Ross Walker and Erv Ueker of the Brady East STD Clinic, and Jason, a member of the gay youth group in Milwaukee.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1995.09.05\
Episode, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19950905
Physical Description: 1 digital file (58 min., 21 sec.) 
1995 September 12
Scope and Content Note: Hosts answer questions from their "homophone" line, announce some local LGBT events and news, play a clip from "Ballot Measure 9", a documentary that was showing at the UWM Cinema, interview Mirriam Frost from the Different Drummer theatre company, interview Charles D, the producer of the Mr. Mystique pageant, and have a trivia call in to give away tickets to a local play on the air.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1995.09.12\
Episode, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19950912
Physical Description: 1 digital file (59 min., 47 sec.) 
1995 October 10
Scope and Content Note: Hosts answer some questions from their "homophone" line, cover local and national LGBT news and events, play an interview with Candace Gingrich, an LGBT activist who is a lesbian and also the sister of Newt Gingrich, interview Jason a member of an LGBT youth group (Gay Youth Milwaukee), and play a compilation of same sex couples kissing and take some phone calls for coming out day.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1995.10.10\
Episode, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19951010
Physical Description: 1 digital file (1 hr., 0 min.,) 
1995 October 17
Scope and Content Note: Hosts discuss local and national LGBT news and announcements and interview people associated with a video series called "A Circle of Friends Should Never End", an informational video which aims to inform the African American and Latino men about HIV testing followed by taking viewer calls with their guests.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1995.10.17\
Episode, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19951017
Physical Description: 1 digital file (1 hr., 0 min.,) 
1996 September 17
Scope and Content Note: Dan Fonz hosts alone and discusses national and local news including a protest they staged about the Defense of Marriage Act, talks to guest Miriam Frost about the Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, and takes viewer calls on the subject of LGBT self oppression.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1996.09.17\
Episode, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19960917
Physical Description: 1 digital file (58 min., 18 sec.) 
1996 September 24
Scope and Content Note: Dan Fonz's last time hosting the show before he moves to San Francisco. Hosts discuss a Shephard Express article which discusses whether or not he is gay, go over local announcements, and take calls from viewers. They show the beginning of Dan's first show with the Brand New Queer Program.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Queer Program, 1996.09.24\
Episode, UWMMss203_Queer_Program_19960924
Physical Description: 1 digital file (58 min., 35 sec.) 
Subseries: News Coverage, 1990-1993
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\News Coverage\
Compiled Footage of Protests and Related Topics September 1990-October 1991 UWMMss203_News_Coverage_Compilation_199009_199110_1, UWMMss203_News_Coverage_Compilation_199009_199110_2
Physical Description: 2 digital files (59 min., 24 sec.; 57 min., 23 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\News Coverage\
Compiled Footage of Protests and Related Topics, February 14 1991-August 25 1992 UWMMss203_News_Coverage_Compilation_19910214_19920825
Physical Description: 1 digital file (1 hr., 28 min.,) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\News Coverage\
Unidentified Television News Coverage of ACT UP Milwaukee Protest in Racine on December 1, 1992 Following the Death of Dennis Hill 1992 December UWMMss203_News_Coverage_Racine_Protest_19921201
Physical Description: 1 digital file (1 min., 8 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\News Coverage\
WISN TV Television News Film Coverage of ACT UP Demonstration, Target City Hall 1991 September 14 UWMMss203_News_Coverage_City_Hall_Demonstration_19930914
Physical Description: 1 digital file (32 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\News Coverage\
Television News Film Coverage of ACT UP Distributing Condoms 1993 October 2 UWMMss203_News_Coverage_Condom_Brochure_Distribution_19931002_1, UWMMss203_News_Coverage_Condom_Brochure_Distribution_19931002_2
Physical Description: 2 digital file (56 sec.; 21 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\News Coverage\
WTMJ TV News Coverage of ACT UP Distributing Condoms and Brochures Outside Milwaukee Technical High School , 1993 October 4 UWMMss203_News_Coverage_Condom_Brochure_Distribution_19931004

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Physical Description: 1 digital file (2 min., 26 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\News Coverage\
WTMJ TV Coverage of ACT UP Distribuing Condoms and Brochures Outside Hamilton High School, 1993 October 16 UWMMss203_News_Coverage_Condom_Brochure_Distribution_19931016
Physical Description: 1 digital file (51 sec.) 
Subseries: Other, 1991-1993, undated
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Who's Afraid of Donald Woods, 1991\
Who's Afraid of Donald Woods?, 1991 UWMMss203_Who's_Afraid_of_Donald_Woods_1991
Physical Description: 1 digital file (48 min., 14 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: Documentary on Donald Woods case produced by Brazen Video.
Dennis Hill Documentary, 1992
Scope and Content Note: Short documentary of ACT UP Milwaukee's protests in Racine following the death of Dennis Hill.
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Dennis Hill Documentary, 1992\
Documentary UWMMss203_Dennis_Hill_Documentary_1992
Physical Description: 1 digital file (3 min., 12 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Dennis Hill Documentary, 1992\
Raw footage UWMMss203_Dennis_Hill_Documentary_1992_Raw_Footage_1, UWMMss203_Dennis_Hill_Documentary_1992_Raw_Footage_2, UWMMss203_Dennis_Hill_Documentary_1992_Raw_Footage_3, UWMMss203_Dennis_Hill_Documentary_1992_Raw_Footage_4, UWMMss203_Dennis_Hill_Documentary_1992_Raw_Footage_5, UWMMss203_Dennis_Hill_Documentary_1992_Raw_Footage_6
Physical Description: 6 digital file (2 min., 12 sec.; 1 min. 36 sec.; 1 min., 21 sec.; 16 min., 34 sec.; 35 min, 9 sec.; 15 min., 45 sec.; 3 min.; 12 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Pridefest March, 1993.06.13\
ACT UP Milwaukee Contingent in Pridefest Parade 1993 June 13 UWMMss203_Pridefest_March_19930613_1, UWMMss203_Pridefest_March_19930613_2, UWMMss203_Pridefest_March_19930613_3
Physical Description: 3 digital file (31 sec.; 1 min., 38 sec.; 31 sec.) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Pridefest, undated\
ACT UP Milwaukee Contingent in Pridefest Parade, undated UWMMss203_Pridefest_undated
Physical Description: 1 digital file (22 sec) 
Electronic Folder  
  \Videos\Voting PSA, undated\
Voting PSA, undated UWMMss203_Voting_PSA_undated
Physical Description: 1 digital file (1 min, 41 sec) 
Scope and Content Note: PSA from ACT UP urging people to vote for more AIDS funding. Also contains Spanish language version of the PSA.