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Free History Project video interviews with Jim Fouratt

Call Number: GEN MSS 1981

Content Description

Consists of a video interview and research materials related to Don't Call Me Gay Zelig, a short film Sam Green of the Free History Project made about the gay activist Jim Fouratt. All digital files in the collection, including the images of items from earlier decades, are dated 2019.


  • 2019


Conditions Governing Use

Free History Project Video Interviews with Jim Fouratt is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Sam Green


Organized into two subgroupings: Free History Project interview and Research Materials


1,117 Computer Files (513 GB)

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

Biographical / Historical

The Free History Project is a film production, distribution, and educational outreach non-profit organization.

Biographical / Historical

Jim Fouratt (1941- ) is an American gay rights activist, writer, nightclub promoter, and music industry manager.

Biographical / Historical

Sam Green (1966- ) is an American documentary filmmaker.


Processing Information

This collection was processed to a preliminary level in 2020. Preliminary processing included listing of material at the top folder level. Descriptive information found in the Collection Contents section of this finding aid is drawn from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. File names have not been verified against the contents.
Free History Project Video Interviews with Jim Fouratt GEN MSS 1981
Finding aid by Gabriela Redwine
March 2022
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