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Press
GB 1534 JF/4 · Series · 1955 - 1998
Part of Papers of Jackie Forster

Series contains newspaper clippings written about and by Jackie Forster, regarding her work in gay and lesbian activism and appearances at events and functions. From 1955 where she was an actress and known as Jacquline Mackenzie, to 1965 where she’s described as a “‘retread spinster’ (ie. divorced)” to her later years where she was well known as a gay rights activist. Includes media companies such as Gay News, LIP magazine, DIVA Magazine, Observer, The Times, The Pink Paper, High Life, The Independent, Daily Express, Daily Mirror, Capitol Gay.

Television works
GB 1534 JF/5 · Series · 1990 - 1998
Part of Papers of Jackie Forster

Series contains texts, projects and works for print and television that Forster wrote or contributed to, also including photographs, correspondence relevant to said works. This includes a draft script relating to ‘The Ladies of Llangollen’ (1998) - a documentary drama and ‘Women Like Us’ (1991) - a oral history documentary piece for Channel 4.

Personal Papers
GB 1534 JF/6 · Series · 1988
Part of Papers of Jackie Forster

Series includes birth chart and psycho-graphologist analysis, handwritten letter to a ‘most beloved child’ with a photo attached of Forster and her parents, newspaper clippings of Forster’s fathers obituary. Also contains a file of 4 books signed and dedicated to Forster, a notebook and a horoscope birth book.

Photographs
GB 1534 JF/7 · Series · 1960-06-29 - 1990-06-29
Part of Papers of Jackie Forster

Series contains photographs of Jackie Forster, her friends, colleagues and others throughout her career. Includes professional acting headshots from the BBC, an envelope titled ‘Daytime Dykes 1996, photographs from a 1987 ALGWE Women’s Society meeting, a series of shots from Forster’s visit to Glasgow Women’s Library and photographs from Sappho and other events.