A Passion to Preserve

A Passion to Preserve

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From large cities to rural communities, gay men have long been impassioned pioneers as keepers of culture: rescuing and restoring decrepit buildings, revitalizing blighted neighborhoods, saving artifacts and documents of historical significance. A Passion to Preserve explores this authentic and complex dimension of gay mena€™s lives by profiling early and contemporary preservationists from throughout the United States, highlighting contributions to the larger culture that gays are exceptionally inclined to make.We had a 1962 bottom-of-the-line Kenmore washer that my dad bought my mom when I was born. I loved to watch ... So I started writing to them, asking them to send me operating instructions and service manuals for their washing machines.

Title:A Passion to Preserve
Author:Will Fellows
Publisher:University of Wisconsin Press - 2004-04-07


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