Search the Respository


About the Digital Collections

These Digital Collections are made up of selected digitized materials from the John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives at the William Way LGBT Community Center. We will add to the online collection as projects are developed and as funding and time allows. For a listing of our archival collections please visit our Finding Aids located here [].

Please contact us with any questions at


Materials in the Digital Collections may be protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) and/or by the copyright or neighboring-rights laws of other nations. Additionally, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of copyright ownership or licensing agreements. Some materials in the Digital Collections may be in the public domain, whether published as such or due to copyright expiration, and are not protected by copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user to ascertain such statuses and seek permission from the holder of the copyright to reproduce material from the Digital Collections.

If you hold the rights to materials in our Digital Collections that are unattributed, please let us know so that we may maintain accurate information about these materials. If you are a rights holder and are concerned that you have found material on this website for which you have not granted permission (or which is not covered by a copyright exception under US copyright laws), you may request the removal of the material from our site by submitting a notice, with the following elements:

  1. Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and information sufficient to permit us to locate the material;

  2. Your contact information, such as an address, telephone number, and email address;

  3. A statement that you are the owner, or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed and that you have a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

  4. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and made under penalty of perjury, and

  5. Your physical or electronic signature. Please submit the full and complete notice to