Advertisement for a lecture by Dr. Magnus Hirshfeld, Chicago, 1931.

Dill Pickle Club
Dill Pickle Club Records, Box 1, Folder 23, Newberry Library.

Magnus Hirschfeld, an openly gay German physician, was a long-time advocate of human rights for sexual minorities. He founded the Scientific Humanitarian Committee in 1897 to advocate for the decriminalization of homosexuality in Germany and the World League for Sexual Reform on a Scientific Basis in 1928. Hirschfeld's lecture at Chicago's Dill Pickle Club in 1931 was said to have drawn an audience of over 300.

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Source:
Midwest MS Dill Pickle, Box 1, Folder 23
Date:
1931
Subjects:
Advertising Gender and society Homosexuality
Places:
Chicago (Ill.)
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