Archive Inventory: Q



INVENTORY
 
Collection Title: Quad Citians Affirming Diversity
Accession Number: 2014-026
Donor: Quad Citians Affirming Diversity; Joyce Wiley
Inclusive Dates: 1989-2014
 
Scope Notes:
Binder #1 This includes newspaper clippings, magazine pages, E- Mails, cards, letters, transcripts, maps, meeting agendas, and informational pamphlets.
Binder #2 (The “Civil Rights Alliance/ Equality Quad Cities” binder) contained items related to civil rights, the Civil Rights Alliance, equality, and Equality Quad Cities. This includes letters, meeting agendas/recaps, cards, proposals, contact sheets, speeches, E-Mails, notes, newspaper clippings, event invitations, opinion of courts, printed web pages, resource packets/ booklets, stories, brochures, magazine pages, track records, and Illinois Constitution copies.
Binder #3 (The ““I Do” marriage equality campaign” binder) contained items related to the “I Do” marriage campaign and gay rights. This includes brochures, planners, guides, newspaper clippings, letters, envelopes, E-Mails, contact lists, forum pages, speeches, vows, poems, invitations, printed web pages, meeting summaries, press releases, pamphlets, journal articles, and magazine pages.
Archival materials pertaining to Quad Citians Affirming Diversity.  This includes transcripts, journals, printed web pages, magnet,  and notes.
Inventory
Folder 1
•             Transcript from 06-21-06 recording by Clayton C. Peterson
Folder 2
•             River Bend Division: United Voice of Pride Volume No. 1, Issue No. 5 October 1989
•             River Bend Division: United Voice of Pride Volume No.1, Issue No. 11 April 1990
•             River Bend Division: United Voice of Pride Volume No.1, Issue No. 12, May 1990
•             River Bend Division: United Voice of Pride Volume No. 2, Issue No. 1 June 1990
•             River Bend Division: United Voice of Pride Volume No. 2, Issue No. 3 August 1990
Folder 3 
•             Notes from Clayton Peterson’s presentation to retired group from International Harvester in 2010
Folder 4
•             Print offs from a web page
Folder 5 (Items from Binder 1)
•             Flyer from Moline Human Rights Commission from Human Rights in Employment 2004
•             Concerned citizen letter on gay sex
•             “Anti- discrimination ban now includes homosexuality” newspaper article clipping
•             “Bettendorf makes it official: City adds sexual orientation to civil rights ordinance” article clipping from the Quad City Times, Wednesday, November 3, 2004
•             “Kerry winds Q-C on both sides of river” newspaper article clipping
•             “City of Bettendorf’s Council Page” printed web pages (3 pages)
•             Thank you letter to Carolyn Koos from Clayton C. Peterson
•             Thank you letter to Carolyn Koos from Clayton C. Peterson
•             Thank you letter to Clayton C. Peterson from Carolyn Koos
•             E-Mail to Clayton Peterson “in response to a QC times quote” 12 November 2004
•             E-Mail from and to Eric Nelson “Politics and religion” about a column concerning a recent election, 5 November 2004
•             Printed copy of the DOER Health Choice Newsletter “Adolescent Child & Couple Psychology: Stress Busters”
•             “Sexuality task force begins work on recommendations” from The Lutheran
•             “New Calif. law benefits hay couples” newspaper article clipping
•             “Gay- rights bill wins Senate OK” newspaper article clipping from The Dispatch, 11 January 2005
•             “Dismissed gay plan to sue military: Court action today will fight ‘don’t ask, don’t tell” newspaper article clipping
•             Unidentified sheet
•             Equality Quad Cities meeting agenda for January 2005 meeting
•             E-Mail “Put Away Your Hankies..a message from Michael Moore (3 pages)
•             E-Mail “Bill Gates High School Address” (2 pages)
•             E-Mail from Janelle Rettig “Update #44 US House Fails to Pass Anti-Marriage Constitutional Amendment” (2 pages)
•             E-Mail from David Heitz “Good News”/ E-Mail from Miriam F. Stallfort “FW: motto”
•             E-Mail “The best prayer I’ve heard in a long time….”
•             E-Mail to Clayton Peterson from EQIL Breaking News Action Alert about the Federal Marriage Amendment failing in the US House (5 pages)
•             E-Mail “FW: Make a difference this Saturday!” about volunteering 50 Million Women Count: National Woman’s Election Action Day
•             E-Mail about ACLU scoring Patriot Act court victory  (4 pages)
•             E-Mail “Fwd: Shakespeare” of the poem To The Marriage of True Minds by Nina Siegal/ first pages of a contact list (on back side)
•             E-mail “Fwd: Shakespeare” of the poem To The Marriage of True Minds by Nina Siegal (2nd page)/ Contact list (2nd page, on back side)
•             E-mail “Fwd: Shakespeare” of the poem To The Marriage of True Minds by Nina Siegal (3nd page)/ Contact list (3nd page, on back side)
•             E-mail “Fwd: Shakespeare” of the poem To The Marriage of True Minds by Nina Siegal (4nd page)/ Contact list (4nd page, on back side)
•             “Gay-rights vote spurs backlash” newspaper article clipping from the Quad City Times (2 pages)
 
Folder 6 (items from Binder 1)
•             “Cultural wars come to the Quad Cities…” newspaper article clipping
•             “School examines book’s message” newspaper article clipping from the Quad City Times Friday, November 26, 2004 (2 pages)
•             “’Misfits’ origins come from daughter’s plight” newspaper article clipping
•             “Pleasant Valley: Reconsider partial ban of ‘The Misfits’” letters to the editor newspaper clipping
•             E-Mail from Elizabeth M. Bolkcom-Smith “Fwd: Local Action request- PV letters” (3 pages)/ Contact list (on back of 1st page)
•             E-Mail “a quote well worth reading” of a quote by Thomas Jefferson after the passage of the Sedition Act
•             “50 years ago, Latino groups for segregation” newspaper article clipping from The Dispatch
•             “Foster respect, integrity, and compassion” newspaper article clipping
•             E-Mail from Michael J. Williams “Fw: gays and adoption”/ E-Mail from Joyce Wiley to Clayton Peterson “Fw: June Marriage Equality event” (on back side)
•             “Sanitation Workers’ Strike Spurs Cause of Economic Justice” magazine article from The American Postal Worker January/February 2005 (3 pages)
•             E-Mail “Fwd: Proud to have in a small way helped to elect this guy” about the Floor Statement from Senator Barack Obama on the Nomination of Alberto Gonzales for Attorney General (2 pages)
•             Letter to HCR (Human Rights Campaign) members about “how HCR intends to move forward in 2005 (4 pages)
•             E-Mail from the Human Rights Campaign to Clayton Peterson “Alert: Marriage Amendment Reintroduced” (2 pages)
•             E-Mail from Janelle Rettig “Update 2005: #2: Supreme Court, Lobby Days, Con. Amend, Special Days, Actions (2 pages)
•             E-Mail Christison Judy A “The New York Times Opinion Op-Ed columnist A Bunch of Krabby Patties.htm” of a web page on spongebob controversy (2 pages)(2 copies
•             E-Mail from Equality Illinois to Clayton Peterson “At Last…Justice for All!” about the Non Discrimination Bill being passed in the Illinois House
•             Thank you letter from the Human Rights Campaign (2 copies)
•             Ballad: Disappointment by Lys Petersson
•             Letter to Mike Freemire from Clayton Peterson about sexual identity/orientation
•             Letter to the editors of The Daily News Leader from John A. Gillies and Lydia Petersson about Bush not earning a second term
•             “Uncommon valor, common virtue” magazine article from The American Legion Magazine February 2005
•             “No Greater Glory” magazine article from The American Legion Magazine February 2005 about four chaplains who showed heroism during the sinking of the troop carrier USAT Dorchester in WWI (4 pages)
•             “Harlem’s Hell Fighters” magazine article from The American Legion Magazine February 2005 (4 pages)
•             “I am not ‘the other’: How God built bridges at a Michigan congregation” magazine article from The Lutheran February 2005 (4 pages)
•             Business card for PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
•             Business card for the Human Rights Campaign
•             Proposal from SLDN (Servicemembers Legal Defense Network) to help repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (4 pages)
•             “State Gay Bill Passes” newspaper article clipping from the Windy City Times Jan. 12 2005
•             Letter to Clayton Peterson from Mike McHale (president of Equality Illinois) on helping building on the victory (passing SB3186 in the Illinois Senate) to guarantee that LGBT people in Illinois are treated fairly, and for protection for the backlash to come
•             Informational handout for PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) (4 pages)
•             E-Mail from Joyce Wiley to Clayton Peterson “Fw: June Marriage Equality event”
•             E-Mail of a poem called “Valentine’s Day” by Todd Wm.Ristau sent as a response of the Virginia House of Representatives voting for the gay marriage ban
•             E-Mail from W. H Tanton/M. B. Liby to Linda Emmons “Something to think about……..” containing an article from Ben Steins column on the “Monday Might At Mortons” website called “How Can Someone Who Lives in Insane Luxury Be a Star in Today’s World?” (2 pages)
•             E-Mail “Prevent Bush from putting extreme right wing judges in place…”
•             E-Mail “Fw: (NOW chapter-leaders) Freedom to Marry Week
•             Address by Prime Minister Paul Martin on The Civil Marriage Act (Bill C-38) on February 16th, 2005 at the House of Commons (8 pages)
•             Map of Proposed State Constitutional Amendments Limiting Marriage and/or Other Forms of Relationship Recognition in 2005 (as of April 1st, 2005)
•             Letter from GLAAD (gay & lesbian alliance against defamation) containing a summary of what they do, and what they want to accomplish
•             GLAAD (gay & lesbian alliance against defamation) informational pamphlet
•             Letter from Lambda Legal about equality for LGBT  people and those with HIV/AIDS
 
Folder 7 (items from Binder 2: The “Civil Rights Alliance/ Equality Quad Cities” binder)
•             Business card for Andrew Larson from Larson & Gieck Attorneys
•             Letter from Dave Harris recapping the January 23rd  (2000) Civil Rights Alliance meeting
•             Letter from Dave Harris recapping the February 27th (2000) Civil Rights Alliance meeting
•             Letter from Dave Harris recapping the March 27th (2000) Civil Rights Alliance meeting (2 pages)
•             Sample letter on organizational letterhead
•             Proposed change to the Rock Island Ordinance- Division 4. Fair Housing Board and (on the last page) Division 5. Human Relations Commission (7 pages)
•             Letter from Dave Harris about upcoming goals for the Civil Rights Alliance (2000)
•             Letter from Dave Harris about upcoming goals and a recap of the Civil Rights Alliance meeting on May 23rd (2000)
•             Letter from Dave Harris recapping the  June 27th (2000)Civil Rights Alliance meeting
•             Letter from Dave Harris recapping the July 25th (2000) Civil Rights Alliance meeting (2 pages)
•             Letter from Dave Harris recapping the August 22nd (2000) Civil Rights Alliance meeting
•             Letter from Dave Harris recapping the October 24th (2000) Civil Rights Alliance meeting
•             Letter from Pamela L. Sumners  to Joyce Wiley (2 pages)
•             Letter from Dave Harris recapping the November 28th (2000) Civil Rights Alliance meeting (2 pages)
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to Civil Rights Alliance about the meeting between Mark McKissick, Clayton C. Peterson, and Mayor Schwiebert on December 13th 2000 about the mayors stance on the Civil Rights Ordinance in Rock Island
•             E-Mail from Clayton C. Peterson  to Mark McKissick“re meeting with Mayor Schwiebert”
•             E-Mail from Mark McKissick to Clayton C. Peterson “re meeting with Mayor Schwiebert”
•             Letter from Dave Harris recapping the January 10th (2001) QCVA meeting
•             Questions for the Moline and Rock Island Candidates Forum
•             Letter from Jeffrey D. Lester, City Attorney to Janet M. Cartwright containing a copy of the Human Relations Commission ordinance proposed by Mayor Leach to the City Council in 1995
•             Contact sheet (2 pages)
•             Letter from Dave Harris reminding QCVA members of the Moline and Rock Island forums
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to Richard A. Potter “RE: Civil Rights Ordinance Moline”
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to Pat O’Brien “RE: Civil Rights Ordinance Moline”
•             Letter to Karen Williams  about last minutes to the Civil rights Alliance Group and to Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa about a donation
•             Contact sheet of the County Board Office
•             Speech from Clayton C. Peterson to Finance Committee members and others about the Human Rights/ Relations Ordinance (3 pages)
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to Alderman Todd Franzen “RE: Human (Rights) Relations Ordinance”
•             E-Mail from Clayton C. Peterson “Tuesday’s meeting” about the City Council in Moline approving the formation of a Human Rights Commission
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to Dick Potter “re: Civil Rights Ordinance”
•             E-Mail from Janet Cartwright to Peggy DeBari “Re: Introduction” about the volunteer Civil Rights Commission
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to the Civil Rights Alliance members about what has been going on and what is planned to happen
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to the Civil Rights Alliance members recapping a meeting (March, 2002)
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to Mayor Stan Leach “RE: Civil Rights Commission”
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to the Civil Rights Alliance members recapping a meeting (April, 2002)
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to Heather Achor “re: Civil Rights Alliance”
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to the Civil Rights Alliance members about the upcoming meeting on June 25th (2002)
•             Postcard to Heather Achor about an upcoming Civil Rights Alliance meeting on August 27th
•             E-Mail from Clayton C. Peterson
•             “Human-rights measure OK’d” newspaper article clipping from The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, February 13, 2002
•             “Yes, there’s a need for gay civil rights” printed newspaper article from The Dispatch, December 21, 1992
•             “Volunteer human-rights commission in the works” newspaper article clipping from The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus
•             “Moline aldermen want to see county human rights commission” newspaper article clipping from February 2002
•             “Moline council delays vote for human-rights ordinance” newspaper article clipping from February 6, 2002
•             “Police Chief Marches With Gays” newspaper article clipping from February 2002
•             Letter from Eric Nelson to Mayor Leach thanking him for supporting the Human Rights Commission
•             “Hatred doesn’t stop at the city limits” newspaper article clipping from The Dispatch on January 27, 2002 about a county wide civil rights commission
•             “Moline council adopts human-rights ordinance” newspaper article clipping from The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus on February 13, 2002
•             “Gay Rights bill defeated in Illinois” newspaper article clipping from Heartland-Final Edition in June 1991
•             “Sins of the Commission” newspaper article clipping
•             “Off to a good start” newspaper article clipping from The Rock Island Argus on February 18, 2002
•             E-Mail from Joyce Wiley to Clayton C. Peterson “Re: Re: Civil Rights Rock Island County”
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to Heather Achor about the vacation from meetings and upcoming meetings afterwards
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to Civil Rights Alliance Members about the upcoming meeting on June 25, 2002
•             “Few clues to what Founders intended for 1st Amendment” newspaper article clipping
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson recapping the most recent meeting- dated June 25, 2002
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson about “working toward equality ~ request a one on one meeting”
•             E-Mail “Dallas Church project” containing an article from the Washington Post’s website called “Church’s Growing Flock Changes Heart of Texas” (3 pages)
 
Folder 8 (items from Binder 2: The “Civil Rights Alliance/ Equality Quad Cities” binder)
•             Contact list (2 pages)
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson recapping the August 27, 2002 Civil Rights Alliance meeting
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson recapping recent events that concern the Civil Rights Alliance
•             Contact list
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson recapping an October Civil Rights Alliance meeting/ Clayton C.     Peterson’s speech about the Civil Rights Alliance (on the back)
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson recapping Iowa Lobby day on February 26, 2003
•             “Civil rights among topics at R.I forum” newspaper article clipping from The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus on March 19, 2003
•             “Civil-rights ‘Freedom’ rings in Adler” newspaper article clipping from 2003
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson about the plan for the Illinois Lobby day on April 2, 2003
•             Contact list
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to Senator Denny Jacobs about “Senate Bill 101 ~ Gay Rights Legislation”
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson recapping Lobby day on April 2, 2003
•             Letter from James E. Bohnsack about “The Civil Rights Ordinance” and scheduling a meeting
•             Recap of the March 11, 2002 meeting of The Legislative Committee of the Rock Island County Board
•             Letter from Shelly Chapman about notes of a meeting regarding Civil Rights
•             SB 101 – The Anti-Discrimination Bill
•             E-Mail from Eric Nelson containing and article in the Chicago Tribune on April 22, 2003 called ”Gay-rights bill dressed in lurid fashion by foes” ( 3 pages)
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson informing Civil Rights Alliance Members of upcoming plans
•             Business card for David Hansen for the Brew & View
•             Family Circus cartoon cut out
•             Information of the Civil Rights Alliance’s screening of the movie The Shadow of Hate
•             “Are women’s rights really advancing?” newspaper article clipping
•             “Company explains how it coped when Mark became Maggie” newspaper article from The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus on June 3, 2003
•             Flyers for the Brew & View (2 copies)
•             Invitation to Alderman Michael Crotty to The Shadow of Hate screening
•             Contact list
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson recapping recent events concerning the Civil Rights Alliance
•             E- Mail “(NGLTF Press) NGLTF to Grant $500,000 to State and Local Groups Working to Advance Equality” (2 pages)
•             “Supreme Court overrides ban on gay sex by states” newspaper article clipping from The Quad City Times on June 27, 2003
•             Opinion of the Court for John Geddes Lawrence And Tyron Garner, Petitioners v. Texas (or Lawrence v. Texas) (18 pages)
•             Printed web pages from NGLTF “State + Local Organizing: Community Impact Fund Guidelines, Application Requirements and Proposal Summary” (4 pages)
•             Letter of Intent for the Quad Citians Affirming Diversity’s immediate public policy priority for GLBT individuals (3 pages)
•             Letter written in July 2013 (4 pages)
•             Letter written in July 2013 #2
•             .Printed web pages “How To Learn Sodomy- This just in: GOP atremble, love & sex rejoice, revolution imminent. Can you feel it?” from STGate.com (3 pages)
•             E-Mail from Eric Nelson “Pro- gay editorial”
•             E-Mail from Joyce Wiley to Clayton C. Peterson and Brad Daehn “Fw: Senate adjourns with no action on gay rights bill” (3 pages)
•             Booklet “Making Our Schools Safe for GLBT Students”
•             Story coming from Poland during the Second World War when the nation was mostly a Roman Catholic country (5 pages)
 
Folder 9 (items from Binder 2: The “Civil Rights Alliance/ Equality Quad Cities” binder)
•             Printed web page “Wal-Mart Broadens Discrimination Policy” from AT&T Worldnet Service
•             “Cook County Oks same-sex registry” newspaper article clipping from the Quad City Times July 3rd 2003
•             “Bush: Ban on gay marriage not necessary” newspaper article clipping from the Quad City Times July 3rd
•             “Alarmed Vatican rallying against legal gay unions” newspaper article clipping from The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus July 29 2003
•             “NYC to open nation’s first public gay high school” newspaper article clipping from July 2003
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson recapping a recent Equality Quad Cities meeting
•             Printed web pages/ dialogue from NBC Today Show “Marilyn Musgrave, Republican, Colorado, and Jan Schakowsky, Democrat, Illinois, discuss President Cush’s remarks about same-sex marriage” from July 31 2003 (4 pages)
•             “For some, gay marriage is partly about money” newspaper article clipping from The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus August 10 2003
•             “Bettendorf seeks Davenport’s help: Cities consider cooperating on civil rights panel” newspaper article clipping  from the Quad City Times
•             The Quad City Times newspaper page August 28 2003 containing articles about Martin Luther King
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson informing Equality Quad Cities members of upcoming plans
•             Pamphlet for the “City of Moline Human Rights Commission”(2 copies)
•             Agencies located in Illinois  which investigate discrimination complaints’
•             Equality Illinois Annual Renewal letter- October 20, 2003 (2 pages)
•             Printed web pages of Martin Luther King quotes from Quoteland (2 pages)
•             “Talking Shop- with Allan Gilmour” Equality magazine page from winter 2003
•             “The Road to Happily Ever After: Why We Must Protect Civil Marriage Rights for Same-Sex Couples Equality magazine page from winter 2003 (1st page)(on other side “Forging Relationships: HRC Builds Stronger Ties to African- American Community”)
•             “The Road to Happily Ever After: Why We Must Protect Civil Marriage Rights for Same-Sex Couples Equality magazine page from winter 2003 (2nd page)(on other side “Mobilizing Around Civil Marriage for Same-Sex Couples” )
•             Text copy
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson informing Equality Quad Cities members of upcoming plans
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson to Equality Quad Cities members
•             “Q-C church groups rally against negative campaigns” newspaper article from Quad City Times
•             Setting priorities printed web page
•             “A Children’s Sabbath” pamphlet from the Clergy and Laity Against the Commercial Exploitation Of Children
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson containing headlines that were considered goals for the future by Equality Quad Cities
•             “Gay Marriage Ceremony: The Traditionalist Solution” printed comic strip from The New York Times
•             E-Mail from Garry Cannon “Join me in supporting marriage equality!”
•             Printed web page “HCR Launches National Ad Campaign On Same- Sex Couples: New Ads Put Human Face on Civil Marriage” from the Human Rights Campaign website (2 pages)
•             Timeline “Points Of Pride: Equality Illinois Accomplishments”
•             Printed web page “Equal Rights – and rites” from The Boston Globe on Boston.com
•             E-Mail from Alta Price to Clayton C. Peterson “Re: note on Episcopalians”
•             Printed web pages “Homosexuality: Armament, Defense, and Military Forces” (2 pages)
•             E-Mail from HRC Corner Store to Clayton Peterson “HCR Corner Store Confirmation”
•             Standard blank letter and envelopes from Equality Quad Cities
•             E-Mail from Ken Wake to Tom Norman “Fwd: fyi” of an opinion of the actions taken by New Hampshire Episcopalians
•             E-Mail from Illene K “Re: Did you know” about religions involvement in politics
•             Printed web pages “Massachusetts First State in Nation to Grant Same- Sex Couples the Right to a Civil Marriage” from the Human Rights Campaign website
•             “Locals debate marriage of gays: Polls shows 70% disapprove of unions in the Q-C” newspaper article clipping from November 2003
•             Equality Illinois informative web page
•             Letter from Clayton Peterson to Senator Peter Fitzgerald “Please Co-sponsor the Employment Non-Discrimination Act” (2 pages)
•             Letter from Elizabeth Birch to members of the Human Rights Campaign
•             Letter from Nadine Strossen about the ACLU’s “Keep America Sage and Free” campaign (4 pages)
•             “A June and Ward Cleaver family, with a twist: Female couple both biologically related to the baby” newspaper article clipping from the Quad City Times December 4 2003
•             “Gay marriage winds again: Massachusetts court won’t settle for civil unions” newspaper article clipping from the Quad City Times February 5 2004
•             “Pair want Constitution to ban gay marriage: Illinois lawmakers echo Bush remarks made Tuesday” newspaper article clipping from the Quad City Times January 22 2004
•             Printed web pages “ACLU Defends Student’s Use of Word ‘Gay’: Teacher Reprimanded 7-year-old for Discussing Mother’s Lifestyle” from the Common Dreams News Center website (3 pages)
•             E-Mail from Jim Kling and Dave Fletcher “What is said in the Quad Cities” containing a web page “Sex: It gets complicated when you think about it” from the Quad- Cities Online website (3 pages)
•             “Partners for 35 years seek equality” newspaper article clipping from December 5 2003
•             Letter from Clayton C. Peterson about Equality Quad Cities’ goals for 2004 (2 pages)
•             “Bush to back ban on gay marriage: Challengers say President’s focus is out of whack” newspaper article clipping
•             “Same- sex marriage, San Francisco- style” newspaper article clipping
•             “O’Donnell weds longtime girlfriend” newspaper article clipping
 
Folder 10 ((items from Binder 2: The “Civil Rights Alliance/ Equality Quad Cities” binder)
•             News Release “Moline’s Human Rights Commission to Offer Diversity Training”
•             Rock the Vote CST Request Form
•             Meeting Notes for Equality Quad Cities – Apr. 22, 2004
•             Meeting Notes for Equality Quad Cities – June 2, 2004
•             Meeting Notes for Equality Quad Cities – June 24, 2004
•             Meeting Notes for Equality Quad Cities – Sept. 23, 2004
•             Newsletter SAGE Milwaukee – Feb. 2005
•             ACLU article “Stop Congress from Rolling Back Key Civil Rights Protections”
•             Affirmation of Family Diversity
•             An Open Letter to Political Columnist George F. Will of the Washington Post
•             Newspaper article “Homeless Man Kicks Hate to the Curb”
•             Magazine article “There the Journey Led: Three Congregations Tell of their Experiences with the ELCA Homosexuality Study”
•             A Human Rights Ordinance for Rock Island County
•             Chapter 775 Human Rights
•             Illinois Compiled Statutes Human Rights – Illinois Human Rights Act
•             Constitution of the State of Illinois – Article I
•             Annual Report of the Rock Island Human Relations Commission
•             Rock Island Code – Administration
•             List of largest employers in the Quad Cities as of April 1997
•             States, Counties, Cities and Towns with Anti-Discrimination Laws Based on Sexual Orientation
•             Human Relations Report Dec. 2000
 
Folder 11
•             Brochure for Le Moulin
•             Packet – Wedding Planner and Guide
•             Your Perfect Wedding 2003-2004 Bridal Guide
•             Newspaper article “Group Seeks same-sex marriage in Iowa”
•             Cathedral of Hope mailers
•             Letter – White Ribbon Equality Campaign 2004
•             Email – California Supreme Court Invalidates Marriages from San Francisco Without Resolving Whether Same-Sex Couple Have the Right to Marry
•             E-mail – Lambda Legal Advisory: What the California Supreme Court Ruling Tomorrow on Marriages in San Fransico Will, and Won’t , Cover
•             I Do Celebration Meeting notes Aug. 5, 2004
•             QCAD & Equality Quad Cities Forum Aug. 4, 2004
•             I Do Celebration Meeting Notes July 22, 2004
•             I Do Celebration Meeting Notes Aug. 12, 2004
•             Vows or Toasts
•             Fill in the Blank vows
•             Poem – Valentine Food for Thought
•             Email – I Do Love You
 
Folder 12
•             Email – events 2004
•             Email – News Press Opinion Page
•             I Do Celebration Meeting notes July 8, 2002
•             I Do Celebration invitation
•             Brochure – Equality Iowa
•             Invitation – vow renewal for John Dodd and Daniel Russo
•             Meeting Notes Equality Quad Cities June 2, 2004
•             Email – Factual Food for Thought
•             Email – Draft of a Constitutional Amendment to Defend Biblical Marriage
•             Email – The List
•             Email – Amazing Journey
•             Print out – Postcards to Mary Cheney the openly-gay daughter of Vice-President Cheney
•             Article by Patti Davis 2004
•             Marriage Does Matter Iowa Town Meetings – May 17, 2004
•             Why I Believe  in Marriage Equality from Metropolitan Community Churches
•             Email – National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Launches a Second Night of Marriage
•             Printout – Myths About Homosexuality
•             Article – “Gay Marriage A Thorny Issue for Reporters
•             Let’s Get Marries responses
•             Email – response to “Immigrant Bill Garners Bush Backing”
•             Email – media release National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
 
Folder 13
•             Print out - Same Sex Marriage in the News
•             Email – Human Rights Campaign
•             Print out – election coverage 2004
•             Email – I Do Celebration 2004
•             Email – Help ACLU of Illinois Identify Gay Couples Tell the Story of Marriage Equality
•             Email – Oppose Discrimination Federal Marriage Amendment
•             Article – Common Law Marriage: Demystify Common Law Marriage
•             Email – I Do Ceremony, July 1, 2004
•             Information about Senator Peter Fitzgerald 2004
•             Email – marriage equality
•             Email - Help ACLU of Illinois Identify Gay Couples Tell the Story of Marriage Equality
•             Article – Gay Marriage Coming to the QC
•             Your Wedding Webpage – Johnna Kay and Carrie McLaughlin 2004
•             Press Release – Bus Tour to Roll Through Illinois in August and October ; Lambda Legal and Families to Meet with Community Groups and Civic Leaders on Marriage for Same-Sex Couples
•             Press Release – Equality Florida Roundtable Draws Local Leaders From Across the State 2004
•             Advantages and Disadvantages of Marriage – by Lee
•             Press Release – Florida Amendment to Constitution 2004
•             Letter to Bettendorf Civil Rights Commission from Charles Collins
•             News article by Melissa Vogt
•             Email – Rock Island Republican Story
•             Email – Senate Fails to Pass FMA
•             Email – US House Passes the Marriage Protection Act of 2004
•             Email – I Do Celebration MCCQC
•             Email – Marriage Equality for Iowa Speaker’s Training  Session
•             Largest Gay Study Examines 2004 Relationships
•             GLAAD mailer 2004
•             Email – Be More You, Daily  2004
•             Email – Let’s Get Married
•             Newspaper article “The Las Vegas of same-sex marriage?” June 27, 2007
•             Email – Iowa Civil Rights Celebration 2007
•             ABA Connection – The Changing Face of Gay Legal Issues
•             Democratic Convention: Text of Barney Frank’s Speech
•             Email – Update # 41 A Request, The Good, The Bad and the Ugly 2004
•             Article – Marital Discord Aug. 2004
•             Email – I Do 2004
•             Article – MRC President Cheryl Jacques Addresses Democratic National Convention 2004
•             Article – America is Evolving on Gay Marriage by Sheryl McCarthy 2004
 
Folder 14
•             Email – Speaker’s/Activists Training
•             Email – Update # 34 US Senate to Vote on Constitutional Amendment in about 1 Week 2004
•             I Do Celebration Invitation
•             Letter for I Do Celebration 2004
•             Email – Outreach Script 2004
•             LGBT center of Central Iowa Training Session 2004
•             Newspaper articles about gay marriage in the QC
 
Folder 15
•             Magnet – QCAD Out for Good
 
References
Churches & Religion – Christian
Ethnic & Minority Groups – Misc.
Politics
Social Life & Customs – Weddings
 
 
INVENTORY
 
Collection Title: Quint City Grotto Collection
Accession Number: 1997-049
Donor: Thomas H. Alex
Inclusive Dates: 1953-1960
Scope Notes: Collection includes information about the Quint City Grotto Cave Exploring Club. The club explored caves in Iowa and Missouri during 1957-1960.
 
Box 1
Folder 1: Photographs and negatives, c. 1950s
Folder 2: Archival Material, c. 1957-1960
Folder 3: Bylaws and constitution c. 1957-1959 (13 pages), “Speleology/The Study of Caves” Brochure from the National Speleological Society, Washington D.C., c. 1953
Folder 4: “Spelunking” Newsletters, 1957-1960 (14 Newsletters and table of contents)
Folder 5: Field Trip Reports, 1957-1959 (16 pages)
Folder 6: Quint City Grotto Manual, c. 1959-1959 (13 pages)
Folder 7: Cave List and Profiles of Cavern Cross Section, c. 1957-1959 (2 pages)
Folder 8: Safety Committee, c. 1957-1959 (6 pages)
Folder 9: Folder “Evolution of N. E. Iowa Caves,” c. 1957-1959
Folder 10:  Negatives and Photographs C. 1957-1960 
 
References
Clubs & Organizations – Quint City Grotto Cave Exploring Club
Geology – In Nature
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