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Scott Winkler Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0160

Content Description

The papers of Scott Winkler document his activism for LGBTQ+ issues and organizations in Nebraska, such as Citizens For Equal Protection of which he served as executive director. The activities documented included National Coming Out Day events in Omaha in 1995-1996 (KETV news coverage for 1995), testifying before Nebraska unicameral legislative committees, Omaha Pride 1995 (KETV news coverage), and other activities. Notably, Candace Gingrich, LGBTQ+ activist and sister of Georgia politician Newt Gingrich, was the keynote speaker at the 1995 National Coming Out Day event, sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign. The collection includes press releases, yard signs, fliers, VHS videotapes, diskettes, a movie poster for the documentary "The Brandon Teena Story" from a screening at UNO, and other material.

Dates

  • circa 1993-2010

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

The Conditions Governing Access policy of UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections is available at https://www.unomaha.edu/criss-library/about-us/library-policies/archives-policies.php.

Conditions Governing Use

The Conditions Governing Use policy of UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections is available at https://www.unomaha.edu/criss-library/about-us/library-policies/archives-policies.php.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder) : press releases, diskettes, VHS, posters

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Collection has not yet been arranged and described.

Custodial History

Donated to UNO Libraries by Scott Winkler. Received into Archives and Special Collections by Amy Schindler on April 26, 2022.

General

The Statement on Harmful Materials of UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections is available at https://www.unomaha.edu/criss-library/about-us/library-policies/archives-policies.php.

Creator

Source

Title
Scott Winkler Papers
Author
Amy Schindler, Angela Kroeger
Date
2022-05-31
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States
402-554-6046