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The Council of the City of New York
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Collection Highlights
  • John Lennon Bus Tour at City Hall, September 13, 2018City Council Member, and Finance Comm. Chair, Daniel Dromm, joined Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Jeff Bridges, Mayor Bill De blasio and Council Speaker Corey Johnson at City Hall for a recreation of the 1960's John Lennon/Yoko Ono Bed-In protests.
  • Gay Rights Debate in 1970s-80sBeginning in the 1970s, the City Council debated a bill banning discrimination based on sexual orientation. This PDF contains the bill that passed in 1986, letters for and against, and LGBT photos.
  • NYC Passes Gay Rights Bill, 1986After the Stonewall Uprising in 1969, the gay rights movement gathered strength in New York. One of its key goals was legislation banning discrimination based on "sexual orientation and affectionate preference"
  • The Council of the City of New York: Women's CollectionThe La Guardia and Wagner Archives is proud to present the Council of the City of New York: Women’s Collection. Archives’ staff began working on this collection in 2005 and have since preserved and indexed almost 350 cubic feet of material.
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