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Brady East STD Clinic (BESTD Clinic) - Articles & Ads Gallery, 1974-1994

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1974

Syphilis Rampant Here
GPU News, June 1974- pg. 3
 
Syphilis Emergency seen
GPU News, August 1974- pg. 2
 
Homosexual Clinic to deal with VD
October 6, 1974,Milwaukee Sentinel
(And opening delayed: October 8, 1974, Milwaukee Sentinel)
 
GPU Opens VD Center
GPU News, October 1974- pg. 2
 
GPU Examination Center receives grants
GPU News, November 1974- pg. 2
 
Survery of first clients:
How did they find out about the clinic?
 

1975

New GPU center to house VD Clinic
GPU News, July 1975- pg. 3
 
VD Clinic funded for another year
GPU News, July 1975- pg. 4
 
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1976

Photo from Farwell Center interview
(date unknown)
 


 
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1977

Ad: GPU Examination Center: V.D. Spreads Like Fire
GPU News, May 1977- pg. 38
 
VD Clinic Expanded
GPU News, Sept. 1977- pg. 7
 
Posters for sale
GPU News, Sept. 1977- pg. ?
 
Ad: GPU VD Clinic: Anyone Can Get V.D.
GPU News, November 1977- pg. 38
 

1978

Ad: GPU VD Clinic: Syphilis!
GPU News, February 1978- pg. 38
 
Ad: VD is Something To Think ABout
GPU News, April 1978- pg. 38
 
Ad: Don't Let VD COme Between You and your Friends
GPU News, Sept. 1978- pg. 38
 
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1979

Donation Policy
March 1979
 
Recommendation and Guidelines for Healthful Sex
circa 1979
 
Ad: GPU VD Clinic
June-July 1979
Milwaukee Calendar, vol. 2 no. 36- pg. 20
 
Ad: GPU VD Clinic
July-August 1979
Milwaukee Calendar, vol. 2 no. 38- pg. 18
 
Ad: Join Hands, Fight VD
GPU News, Sept. 1979- pg. 38
 
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1980

Ad: Join Hands, Fight VD Now
GPU News, March 1980- pg. 16
 
Loss of building used by clinic pending
GPU News, September 1980- pg. 10
 
Ad: Gay Peoples Union Venereal Disease Clinic
GPU News, October 1980- pg. 26
 

1981

Farwell Center closing; Clinic must move
March 1981: Gay Milwaukee, vol. 4 no. 4- pg. 20
 
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Medically Speaking: article by Dr. Roger Gremminger
April 1981: Gay Milwaukee, vol. 4 no. 6- pg. 16
 
Medically Speaking: article by Dr. Roger Gremminger:
Clinic moves to 2578 N. Booth St.
April 1981: Gay Milwaukee, vol. 4 no. 7- pg. 12
 
Farwell Center closing; Clinic must move
May 1981: Gay Milwaukee, vol. 4 no. 8- pg. 16
 
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Medically Speaking: article by Dr. Roger Gremminger
May 1981: Gay Milwaukee, vol. 4 no. 9- pg. 16
 
Medically Speaking: article by Dr. Roger Gremminger
May 1981: Gay Milwaukee, vol. 4 no. 10- pgs. 12+14
 
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1982

New home of BESTD Clinic, at 1240 E. Brady St.
July 1982: Escape, vol. 5 no. 15- pg. 59
 
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1983

Ad: Brady East STD Clinic
May 1983
RAGG vol. 1 issue 1: pg. 31
 
Ad:
August 1983
RAGG vol. 1 issue 13: pg. 2
 
Ad:
September 1983
RAGG vol. 1 issue 16: pg. 2
 
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1984

Annual benefit to roast Bob Schmidt, owner of M&M Club
June-July 1984
In Step vol. 1 issue 11: pg. 5
 
BESTD celebrates 10th anniversary
October 1984
In Step vol. 1 issue 12: pg. 20
 
BESTD seeking volunteers: Medical Director, Business Manager, Bookkeeper
Nov.-Dec. 1984
In Step vol. 1 issue 14: pg. 5
 

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10th Anniversary Proclamation:
Mayor Henry Maier, City of Milwaukee
 
10th Anniversary Proclamation:
County Executive William O'Donnell
 

10th Anniversary Proclamation:
Governor Tony Earl
 
Proclamation: AIDS Awareness Month
Governor Tony Earl
 
BESTD Newsletter
Sept.-Oct. 1984
, Page 1
 

Newsletter, pg. 2
Newsletter, pg. 3
Newsletter, pg. 4

1985

Ad: Hepatitis B Vaccination Program
January 1985
In Step vol. 1 issue 16: pg. 11
 
City of Milwaukee grants $15,000 to BESTD for AIDS Program
February 1985
In Step vol. 2 issue 3: pg. 4
 
Formation of MAP, later to become the ARCW
May 1985
In Step vol. 2 issue 10: pg. 13
 
BESTD Opens Alternative Women's Clinic
June-July 1985
In Step vol. 2 issue 13: pg. 5
 
Group Notes: BESTD offers HTLV-III Antibody Tests (part 1)
August-Sept. 1985
In Step vol. 2 issue 17: pg. 8
 
Group Notes: BESTD offers HTLV-III Antibody Tests (part 2)
August-Sept. 1985
In Step vol. 2 issue 17: pg. 10
 
Organizational Member, 1985-1986,
National Association of Community Health Centers
 
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1986

Founding of the ARCW
Dec. 1985-Jan. 1986
In Step vol. 2 issue 26
(view photo)
 
BESTD Elects Board members (part 1)
December 1986
In Step vol. 3 issue 24: pg. 13
 
BESTD Elects Board members (part 2)
December 1986
In Step vol. 3 issue 24: pg. 13
 

1987

1988

1989

Brady Clinic Seeks Board Members
September 1988
In Step vol. 5 issue 17: pg. 12
 
Ad: Anonymous HIV Testing at Foundation Community Center
July 1989
In Step vol. 6 issue 13: pg. 13
 
Roger Gremminger offers to transfer Clinic Building to BESTD
June 1989

 
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1990

Expands services with weekly self-image improvement group
February 1990
In Step vol. 7 issue 3: pg. 8
 
Letter from Erv Uecker, in memorium for Bernie Schutten
July 1990
In Step vol. 7 issue 14: pg. 23
 

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1991

Booth at PrideFest in Juneau Park
(June 1991, 1992 or 1993)
 


 

1992

Oberons donate to BESTD
August 1992
In Step vol. 9 issue 15: pg. 23
 
BESTD extends thanks for donations
October 1992
In Step vol. 9 issue 20: pg. 32
 
Photo: 3B's Bar hosts fundraiser
October 1992
In Step vol. 9 issue 20: pg. 44
 
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1993

Ad: Pride since 1974
June 1993
In Step vol. 10 issue 11: pg. 3
 
Ad: Once You've Got It...
June 1993
In Step vol. 10 issue 11: pg. 21
 
Seeking Volunteers
June 1993
In Step vol. 10 issue 11: pg. 26
 
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Elects Officers
Feb 1993
In Step vol. 10 issue 3: pg. 36
 
Fundraiser; Cable program
Apr-May 1993
In Step vol. 10 issue 8: pg. 44
 
HIV call-in Program on Cable
Aug 1993
In Step vol. 10 issue 16: pg. 38
 
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1994

BESTD Elects Officers; Discussions on renovation of clinic building; Women's Clinic; Cable show changes hours
Jan 1994
Wisconsin Light vol. 7 issue 1: pg. 2
 
Ad: Denial
Jan 1994
In Step vol. 10 issue 25: pg. 12
 
Ad: HIV Fashion Tip
June-July 1994
Quest vol. 1 issue 11: pg. 22
 
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Poster created to commemorate the
20th Anniversary of BESTD Clinic
 
About the
20th Anniversary Poster
 
Letter from President Bill Clinton

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