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William and Mary Digest for April 6

William and Mary Digest for April 6

Mattachine Research Project presents findings

Students in the William and Mary Mattachine Research Project have spent the past semester researching the history of legal battles over gay rights in Virginia. On Monday, the students presented their findings in Swem Library's first floor research room.

The project was funded by a $2,500 grant from the Mattachine Society of Washington, D.C..

The participating students did their research both on campus at William and Mary and searched through archives at the Library of Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth University's James Branch Cabell Library.

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