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Traveling Panel Exhibition

1969: The Year of Gay Liberation
Dates & Locations
(Closed Sundays Except Where Indicated)

This panel exhibition is an adaptation of the exhibition of the same name that was originally on view in The New York Public Library's Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, New York, NY. Featuring reproductions of photographs and documents from the Library's Manuscripts and Archives Division, the exhibition explores the year that marked a major turning point in the politics of sexuality in America. Interested in bringing this traveling version of 1969: The Year of Gay Liberation to your local library, school, hospital, organization, or other venues? Contact Susan Rabbiner, NYPL's Assistant Director for Exhibitions, @ 212-930-0757 or

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June 1–18 Harlem Library
9 West 124th Street [between 5th Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard]
New York, NY 10027-5699
February 18–March 26 Grand Central Library
135 East 46th Street [between Lexington & Third avenues]
New York, NY 10017
March 31–May 7 Hamilton Grange Library
503 West 145th Street [between Broadway and Amsterdam avenues]
New York, NY 10031-5101
May 12–June 19 Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library
2550 Victory Boulevard [past Willowbrook Rd.] Staten Island, NY 10314
June 23–July 10 Hudson Park Library
66 Leroy Street [off Seventh Avenue South]
New York, NY 10014-3929

June 10–27 Jefferson Market Library
425 Avenue of the Americas [at 10th St.]
New York, NY 10011-8454.
July 1–18 (open Sundays) Mid-Manhattan Library
455 Fifth Avenue [at 40th Street]
New York, NY 10016-0122
917-ASK-NYPL (917-275-6975)
September 2–19 Hamilton Fish Library
415 East Houston Street [near Avenue D]
New York, NY 10002-1197
September 23–October 10 Mulberry Street Library
10 Jersey Street [between Lafayette & Mulberry streets]
New York, NY 10012-3332
October 14–31 125th Street Library
224 East 125th Street [near Third Ave.]
New York, NY 10035-1786
November 4–21 Kips Bay Library
446 Third Avenue [at E. 31st St.]
New York, NY 10016-6025

Support for The New York Public Library's Exhibitions Program has been provided by Celeste Bartos, Mahnaz Ispahani and Adam Bartos, Jonathan Altman, and Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III.


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