Series VII: Wilfred (Whitey) LeBlanc,


Scope and Contents

This series consists of materials collected by Wilfred (Whitey)

LeBlanc, former President of the Gay Alliance of the Genesee

Valley. The materials date between 1977 and 1980. The

materials consist of correspondence, budgets, expense reports,

and flyers for the annual Gay Alliance picnics. The materials

document the planning and expenses for the annual picnics

and the increased attendance from the first picnic to 1980.

Biographical Note

Wilfred (Whitey) LeBlanc moved to Rochester, New York

from New York City in 1965. LeBlanc was active in the Gay

Liberation Front on the University of Rochester campus,

and was instrumental in forming the Gay Alliance of the

Genesee Valley. LeBlanc served as the first president of the

Gay Alliance from July 1973 to January 1974. In March

1974, LeBlanc was selected as the chairperson of the Finance


Conditions Governing Access:

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of this


Conditions Governing Use:

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is held by the Rochester Public Library. Copyright

of the papers may be held by the authors’, or authors’ heirs or

assigns. Researchers must obtain written permission of the

holder[s] of copyright and the Rochester Public Library before

publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most

papers may be copied in accordance with the library’s usual

procedures unless otherwise specified.

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“Whitie LeBlanc New Finance Chairperson.” The Empty

Closet 37, March 1974.

Title/Description Instances

GAGV picnic, 1977 box 1 folder 39

Picnic, 1978 box 1 folder 40

Picnic, 1979 box 1 folder 41

Picnic expenses, 1980 box 1 folder 42

Toga party, Undated box 1 folder 43

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