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Preparation for Dance

Police harassment of gatherings of homosexual persons in San Francisco at this time was commonplace. The New Year's Day Ball was carefully planned to adhere to municipal code to minimize the possibility of a police raid. CRH clergy met with police representatives beforehand to secure assurances that the police would not interfere.

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Liquor License Issued for New Year’s Day Ball at California Hall

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Donald S. Lucas Papers.

Repository: GLBT Historical Society