Bloomer's Post Card

Title

Bloomer's Post Card

Subject

Lesbian community, Lesbian bars, art shows

Description

Creme colored paper postcard with dark brown text, which reads:

"Bloomer's Restaurant and Bar, 27th & Jane Streets Pittsburgh, PA 15203. Collected Works: A Gathering of Spirit. Feb. 17 - Mar. 28. Opening Reception February 17- 7-10 PM."

The back of the post card is an image of a turn of the century art gallery with paintings hung salon style, as well as leaned against a stair banister.

For more lesbian bar space memorabilia in the online archives, visit the Cynthia Bruno collection containing matchbooks from the Norreh Social Club and Shawn's, as well as a Norreh T-Shirt.

For more information on Wild Sisters Cafe/Bloomer's and other lesbian feminist and women's movement centered spaces, we encourage you to visit the online digital storytelling project In Sisterhood, about the women's movement in Pittsburgh, http://www.insisterhood.info/.

There is also a Pittsburgh Dig's Interactive page dedicated to Wild Sisters, centered on the public coverage in text and photos given to the bar in 1982.
https://newsinteractive.post-gazette.com/thedigs/2014/08/01/wild-sisters-coffeehouse-pittsburghs-first-feminist-bar-bistro-and-cabaret/

Creator

Bloomer's Restaurant & Bar

Contributor

Harriet Stein (donor)

Type

Still Image

Identifier

HS-001-001

Coverage

Lesbian bar, art show

Date Accepted

2015-07-27

Spatial Coverage

Bloomer's, South Side (Pittsburgh)

Temporal Coverage

1980-1990

Accrual Periodicity

Infrequent

Citation

Bloomer's Restaurant & Bar, “Bloomer's Post Card,” PQHP Online Archives, accessed July 21, 2024, http://www.pittsburghqueerhistory.com/omeka/items/show/1482.

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