skip to content
The lavender scare : the Cold War persecution of gays and lesbians in the federal government Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The lavender scare : the Cold War persecution of gays and lesbians in the federal government

Author: David K Johnson
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"The Lavender Scare shatters the myth that homosexuality has only recently become a national political issue, changing the way we think about both the McCarthy era and the origins of the gay rights movement."--Jacket.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David K Johnson
ISBN: 0226404811 9780226404813
OCLC Number: 52197376
Notes: The Cushing Library/Women & Gender Studies copy was acquired as part of The Don Kelly Research Collection of Gay Literature and Culture.
Awards: Publishing Triangle Awards (won), 2005.
Description: xii, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "Panic on the Potomac" --
Peurifoy's revelation : the politics of the purges --
"This used to be a very gay city" : Lafayette Park and the sex crime panic --
"Cookie pushers in striped pants" : the lavender lads in the state department --
"Fairies and fair dealers" : the immoral bureaucracy --
The Hoey investigation : searching for a homosexual spy --
"Let's clean house" : the Eisenhower security program --
Interrogations and disappearances : gay and lesbian subculture in 1950s Washington --
"Homosexual citizens" : the Mattachine Society of Washington.
Other Titles: Cold War persecution of gays and lesbians in the federal government
Responsibility: David K. Johnson.
More information:

Abstract:

Historian David K. Johnson relates the story of how, during the cold war, homosexuals were considered as dangerous a threat to national security as Communists. This work shatters the myth that  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A riveting history of gay-baiting in the McCarthy era"-In These Times "David Johnson''s engrossing study of the persecution of gays and lesbians during the Cold War, complete with a comprehensive Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (2)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52197376> # The lavender scare : the Cold War persecution of gays and lesbians in the federal government
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "52197376" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ilu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/angestellter> ; # Angestellter
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Place/usa> ; # USA
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/ambtenaren> ; # Ambtenaren
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/diskriminierung> ; # Diskriminierung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/maccarthyismus> ; # MacCarthyismus
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/939269> ; # Gays--Employment
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/offentlicher_dienst> ; # Öffentlicher Dienst
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Place/united_states> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1741174> ; # Gays in the civil service
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/homosexueller> ; # Homosexueller
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/verfolgung> ; # Verfolgung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/gays_employment_united_states_history_20th_century> ; # Gays--Employment--United States--History--20th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/homoseksuelen> ; # Homoseksuelen
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1754978> ; # Cold War (1945-1989)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Place/washington> ; # Washington.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/gays_in_the_civil_service_united_states_history_20th_century> ; # Gays in the civil service--United States--History--20th century
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh88005637> ; # Cold War
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/909111> ; # Employees
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/ost_west_konflikt> ; # Ost-West-Konflikt
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/352.6086640973/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/civil_service_security_measures_united_states_history_20th_century> ; # Civil service--Security measures--United States--History--20th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/vervolgingen> ; # Vervolgingen
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/145349266> ; # USA Government
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/homosexualitat> ; # Homosexualität
    schema:alternateName "Cold War persecution of gays and lesbians in the federal government" ;
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/311110590> ; # David K. Johnson
    schema:awards "Publishing Triangle Awards (won), 2005." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2004" ;
    schema:description ""Panic on the Potomac" -- Peurifoy's revelation : the politics of the purges -- "This used to be a very gay city" : Lafayette Park and the sex crime panic -- "Cookie pushers in striped pants" : the lavender lads in the state department -- "Fairies and fair dealers" : the immoral bureaucracy -- The Hoey investigation : searching for a homosexual spy -- "Let's clean house" : the Eisenhower security program -- Interrogations and disappearances : gay and lesbian subculture in 1950s Washington -- "Homosexual citizens" : the Mattachine Society of Washington."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/803212599> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The lavender scare : the Cold War persecution of gays and lesbians in the federal government"@en ;
    schema:productID "52197376" ;
    schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/52197376#Review/769019744> ;
    schema:url <http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip043/2003009138.html> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip043/2003009138.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226404813> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA3U8731> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA427722> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/52197376> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/civil_service_security_measures_united_states_history_20th_century> # Civil service--Security measures--United States--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85026387> ;
    schema:name "Civil service--Security measures--United States--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/gays_employment_united_states_history_20th_century> # Gays--Employment--United States--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85061788> ;
    schema:name "Gays--Employment--United States--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/gays_in_the_civil_service_united_states_history_20th_century> # Gays in the civil service--United States--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2006003261> ;
    schema:name "Gays in the civil service--United States--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/offentlicher_dienst> # Öffentlicher Dienst
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Öffentlicher Dienst"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/803212599#Topic/ost_west_konflikt> # Ost-West-Konflikt
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Ost-West-Konflikt"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh88005637> # Cold War
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cold War"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1741174> # Gays in the civil service
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Gays in the civil service"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1754978> # Cold War (1945-1989)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Cold War (1945-1989)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/909111> # Employees
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Employees"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/939269> # Gays--Employment
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Gays--Employment"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/145349266> # USA Government
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "USA Government" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/311110590> # David K. Johnson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Johnson" ;
    schema:givenName "David K." ;
    schema:name "David K. Johnson" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226404813>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0226404811" ;
    schema:isbn "9780226404813" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/52197376>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52197376> ; # The lavender scare : the Cold War persecution of gays and lesbians in the federal government
    schema:dateModified "2018-11-06" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/52197376#Review/769019744>
    a schema:Review ;
    schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52197376> ; # The lavender scare : the Cold War persecution of gays and lesbians in the federal government
    schema:reviewBody ""The Lavender Scare shatters the myth that homosexuality has only recently become a national political issue, changing the way we think about both the McCarthy era and the origins of the gay rights movement."--Jacket." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.