Guide to the Donald L. Bentz collection, 1988-2006

Descriptive Summary

Title : Donald L. Bentz collection
Creator: Bentz, Donald L.
Dates : 1988-2006
ID Number : B41
Size: 11 boxes
Language(s): English

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Administrative Summary

Provenance: Bentz, Donald L.
Acquisition Information: Donation
Access Conditions: None. The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright. Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.
Processing History: 04/15/2020 ready
Complete
Preferred Citation: Donald L. Bentz collection, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Biographical Note

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Scope Note

Primarily includes organizational records, documents, photographs, and newspaper clippings about the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered (LGBT) community, more generally, as well as organizational records of the Greater Tampa Bay Pride Organization, Inc. Also included are videos and realia associated with the GLBT community's activities.

Arrangement Note: Arranged chronologically within series.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically within series.

Subject Headings

Geographic Names: Tampa (Fla.)
Subject Terms: Gay and lesbian
Gay and lesbian film festivals
Gay and lesbian studies
Lesbian and gay experience.


COLLECTION CONTENTS

Series 1 : Organizations

   BOX 1 : Organizations


      FOLDER 1 : 500 Friends of Florida - The 1993 March on Washington
      FOLDER 2 : Anti-defamation League - "Close the Book on Hate"
      FOLDER 3 : Bay Area Human Rights Coalition
      FOLDER 4 : Citizens for a Fair Tampa - Precinct Analysis
      FOLDER 5 : Citizens for Florida's Future - Citizens for a Fair Tampa Campaign Report, 1994
      FOLDER 6 : Community Awards Banquet, 1997
      FOLDER 7 : Community Awards Banquet Notebook - 1996 - Media
      FOLDER 8 : Community Awards Banquet Notebook - 1996 - Nominations
      FOLDER 9 : Community Awards Banquet - 1996 - Script
      FOLDER 10 : Community Awards Banquet, 1997
      FOLDER 11 : Community Awards Banquet - 1997 - Media
      FOLDER 12 : Correspondence
      FOLDER 13 : Equality Florida
      FOLDER 14 : Empire Syndicate
      FOLDER 15 : GALA Choruses' Festival V, 1996
      FOLDER 16 : GALA Festival V Local Organizing Committee
      FOLDER 17 : Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
      FOLDER 20 : Greater Tampa Bay Pride Organization, Inc. - Correspondence
      FOLDER 21 : Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
      FOLDER 22 : Hillsborough County Commissioner, District 5
      FOLDER 23 : Human Rights Task Force
      FOLDER 24 : Human Rights Task Force pt. 2
      FOLDER 25 : Human Rights Task Force - The 1994 Buycott Handbook
      FOLDER 26 : Human Rights Task Force - "A Population At-Risk: Sexual Minority Youth in Florida's Schools"
      FOLDER 27 : Human Rights Task Force - Constitutional Amendment Petition Form
      FOLDER 28 : Human Rights Task Force - Correspondence
      FOLDER 29 : Human Rights Task Force - Events
      FOLDER 30 : Human Rights Task Force - Progress
      FOLDER 31 : Human Rights Task Force - The Force
      FOLDER 32 : Hotspots Magazine, Vol. 15 Issue 28, July 2001
   BOX 2 : Organizations


      FOLDER 1 : Human Rights Ordinance
      FOLDER 2 : Human Rights Ordinance - Correspondence
      FOLDER 3 : Human Rights Ordinance - Say No to Hate Campaign
      FOLDER 4 : Human Rights Ordinance - Take Back Tampa Campaign
      FOLDER 5 : Institute for Non Profit Organization Management
      FOLDER 6 : Leadership St. Petersburg
      FOLDER 7 : LEAGUE (currently named Equal!)
      FOLDER 8 : Metropolitan Charities
      FOLDER 9 : National Conference for Community & Justice (NCCJ)
      FOLDER 10 : Out & Equal, Workplace Advocates
      FOLDER 11 : Overlooked Opinions
      FOLDER 12 : Pillage and Plunder Cruise
      FOLDER 13 : Suncoast Pride Coalition
      FOLDER 14 : Outlook Magazine, Vol. 2 Issues No. 1 & 2, June 1995
   BOX 3 : Organizations


      FOLDER 1 : Proud Parenting - June/July 2001
      FOLDER 2 : Quarter Notes, Vol. 2 Issues No.1 & 2, February - May 1997
      FOLDER 3 : Regal Cruises
      FOLDER 4 : Sexual Minority Youth
      FOLDER 5 : Stonewall, Vol. 2, Issue No. 12, June 1995
      FOLDER 6 : Southern Poverty Law Center - National Campaign for Tolerance
      FOLDER 7 : Tampa AIDS Network
      FOLDER 8 : Tampa AIDS Network - Annual Report - 1988-1989
      FOLDER 9 : Tampa AIDS Network - Annual Report - 1992-1993
      FOLDER 10 : Tampa AIDS Network - Art for Life Auction - 1997
      FOLDER 11 : Tampa AIDS Network - Art for Life Auction - 2004
      FOLDER 12 : Tampa AIDS Network - Art for Life Auction - 2005
      FOLDER 13 : Tampa AIDS Network - Events
      FOLDER 14 : Tampa AIDS Network - Gannet Foundation Annual Report - 1988
      FOLDER 15 : Tampa AIDS Network - Media
      FOLDER 16 : Tampa AIDS Network - National AIDS Fund and National Leadership Coalition on AIDS - Annual Report 1994-1995
      FOLDER 17 : Tampa Gay Men's Chorus - 1991
      FOLDER 18 : Tampa Gay Men's Chorus - 1995
      FOLDER 19 : Tampa Gay Men's Chorus - Festival V - 1992
   BOX 4 : Organizations


      FOLDER 1 : Tampa City Council, District 5
      FOLDER 2 : Tampa City Council, District 6
      FOLDER 3 : Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - 1995
      FOLDER 4 : Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - 1996
      FOLDER 5 : Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - 1997
      FOLDER 6 : Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - 1998
      FOLDER 7 : Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - 1999
      FOLDER 8 : Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - 2001
      FOLDER 9 : Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - 2005
      FOLDER 10 : Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - 2006
      FOLDER 11 : Team Tampa Bay
      FOLDER 12 : Unity Leadership - Leadership Guide - 5th Annual Statewide Leadership Conference
      FOLDER 13 : Unity Leadership - Leadership Guide - Adopt-A-Legislator Program
      FOLDER 14 : Unity Leadership - Leadership Guide - Agendas
      FOLDER 15 : Unity Leadership - Leadership Guide - Communications
      FOLDER 16 : Unity Leadership - Leadership Guide - Events
      FOLDER 17 : Unity Leadership - Leadership Guide - Kick-off Meeting
      FOLDER 18 : Unity Leadership - Leadership Guide - Miami-Dade Campaign Leadership Training
      FOLDER 19 : Unity Leadership - Leadership Guide - Tampa Bay GLBT Community Calendar
      FOLDER 20 : Unity Leadership - Leadership Guide - Table of Contents - part 1 of 5
      FOLDER 21 : Unity Leadership - Leadership Guide - Unity Leadership - part 2 of 5
      FOLDER 22 : Unity Leadership - Leadership Guide - State of Organizations - part 3 of 5
      FOLDER 23 : Unity Leadership - Leadership Guide - Rainbow Groups - part 4 of 5
      FOLDER 24 : Unity Leadership - Leadership Guide - Trainings - part 5 of 5
      FOLDER 25 : Watercolors
      FOLDER 26 : Wigstock Chicago
      FOLDER 27 : Ybor City Rotary Club
Series 2 : PrideFest

   BOX 5 : PrideFest


      FOLDER 1 : PrideFest, 1993
      FOLDER 2 : PrideFest, 1994
      FOLDER 3 : PrideFest, 1995
      FOLDER 4 : PrideFest, 1996
      FOLDER 5 : PrideFest, 1997
      FOLDER 6 : PrideFest, 1998
      FOLDER 7 : PrideFest, 1999
      FOLDER 11 : PrideFest - advertisement, [n.d.]
      FOLDER 12 : PrideFest Notebook, 1991-1992
      FOLDER 13 : PrideFest Notebook, 1993
      FOLDER 14 : PrideFest Notebook, 1994
      FOLDER 15 : PrideFest Notebook, 1995
      FOLDER 16 : PrideFest Notebook, 1996
      FOLDER 17 : PrideFest Notebook - Greater Tampa Bay Pride Organization, Inc. vs. Barry Barlow, 1996
      FOLDER 18 : PrideFest Notebook - Administration, 1999
      FOLDER 19 : PrideFest - Contracts, 1999
      FOLDER 20 : PrideFest - Hall of Fame, 1999
      FOLDER 21 : PrideFest - Sponsorships, 1999
   BOX 6 : PrideFest


      FOLDER 1 : PrideFest Notebook - Administration, 2000
      FOLDER 2 : PrideFest Notebook - Ethics Agreements, 2000
      FOLDER 3 : PrideFest Notebook - Events, 2000
      FOLDER 4 : PrideFest Notebook - Financials, 2000
      FOLDER 5 : PrideFest Notebook - Sponsorships, 2000
      FOLDER 6 : PrideFest Notebook - Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center Report, 2000
      FOLDER 7 : Pridefest Notebook - Administration, 2001
      FOLDER 8 : PrideFest Notebook - Ethics Agreements, 2001
      FOLDER 9 : PrideFest Notebook - Expenses, 2001
      FOLDER 10 : PrideFest Notebook - Financials, 2001
      FOLDER 11 : PrideFest Notebook - Marketing, 2001
      FOLDER 12 : PrideFest Notebook - Sponsorships - pt. 1, 2001
      FOLDER 13 : PrideFest Notebook - Sponsorships - pt. 2, 2001
      FOLDER 14 : Winter PrideFest, 1994
      FOLDER 15 : Winter PrideFest, 1995
Series 3 : Assorted Documents

   BOX 7 : Assorted Documents


      FOLDER 1 : Ephemera
      FOLDER 2 : Events
      FOLDER 3 : Newspaper Clippings - 1991
      FOLDER 4 : Newspaper Clippings - Identifiable - pt. 1
Scope/Content: Identifiable by date and/or newspaper
      FOLDER 5 : Newspaper Clippings - Identifiable - pt. 2
Scope/Content: Identifiable by date and/or newspaper.
      FOLDER 6 : Newspaper Clippings - Unidentifiable
Scope/Content: Cannot be identified by either date or newspaper.
      FOLDER 7 : Notes
      FOLDER 8 : Serials
      FOLDER 9 : Tampa Bay Lightning Game Program
Series 4 : Photographs

   BOX 8 : Photographs


      FOLDER 1 : Photographs - pt 1
      FOLDER 2 : Photographs - pt 2
      FOLDER 3 : Photographs - pt 3
      FOLDER 4 : Photographs - Pillage and Plunder - pt 1, 1999
      FOLDER 5 : Photographs - Pillage and Plunder - pt 2, 1999
      FOLDER 6 : Photographs - Pillage and Plunder - pt 3, 1999
      FOLDER 7 : Photographs - Pillage and Plunder - pt 4, 1999
      FOLDER 8 : Photographs - Pillage and Plunder - pt 5, 1999
      FOLDER 9 : Photographs - Pillage and Plunder - pt 1, 2000
      FOLDER 10 : Photographs - Pillage and Plunder - pt 2, 2000
   BOX 9 : Photographs


      FOLDER 1 : Photographs - Pillage and Plunder - pt 1, 2001
      FOLDER 2 : Photographs - Pillage and Plunder - pt 2, 2001
      FOLDER 3 : Photographs - PrideFest - n.d.
Series 5 : Realia and Oversized Materials

   BOX 10 


      ITEM : 1 Bourbon Street boxer short
      ITEM : 3 bumper stickers
      ITEM : 7 buttons
      ITEM : 4 pens
      ITEM : 1 paper imprint stamp
      ITEM : 1 Drink token from City Side with donor's notes.
      ITEM : "The Wet Party"
Scope/Content: Poster advertising a PrideFest event (male).
      ITEM : "Pillage and Plunder"
Scope/Content: Poster advertising the "Pillage and Plunder" all-gay cruise from Tampa to Key West.
      ITEM : "Vote No on 1"
      ITEM : "Five Reasons to Turn Out Florida"
      ITEM : "See the AIDS Quilt and Understand"
      ITEM : "Lavender Legacies"
      ITEM : "Not Just another Chorus Line", 1989
Scope/Content: Poster advertising for an event of the Tampa Bay Gay Men's Chorus in 1989.
      ITEM : "Resolution for Revolution: Winter PrideFest 1994", 1994
Scope/Content: Poster advertising for Winter PrideFest in St. Petersburg, Florida.
      ITEM : 1 PrideFest boxer short, 1996
      ITEM : "Pridefest", 1997
      ITEM : "PrideFest 2001", 2001
Scope/Content: Poster advertising events associated with PrideFest weekend.
      ITEM : "The Marriage Issue", February 26 - March 10, 2004
      ITEM : "Keith Haring: Art & Commerice; A Tribute to the Pop Shop", 2006
Scope/Content: Poster advertising for a Keith Haring exhibition in 2006.
Series 6 : Audio Visual Materials

   BOX 11 : Audio Visual Materials


      ITEM : The MC Film Festival - PrideFest 1998 - Commerical
      ITEM : Rebel Records Entertainment - Alan Darcy Video Demo
      ITEM : 20/20 - Greg Louganis
      ITEM : March on Washington - 1987
      ITEM : Equality Florida - Losing Lois - 2001
      ITEM : Small Business of the Year Award - 1996
      ITEM : Florida Aquarium - "Nauti-Night"
      ITEM : West & Company
      ITEM : City Council/County Commission Hearing
      ITEM : Art for Life Promo
      ITEM : Art for Life - 2005

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