- Additional Authors
- 1 linear feet (3 boxes).
- Uniform Title
- Gay rap (Radio program)
- Sound recordings.
- Access (note)
- No reproduction of sound recordings permitted.
- Rudy Grillo retains any non-tangible rights he may hold in the material.
- Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
- Manuscripts and Archives Division, New York Public Library.
- Biography (note)
- Rudy Grillo was a producer of radio programs for WBAI-FM in New York City.
- Call Number
- MssCol 1248
Rudy Grillo sound recordings, 1970-1989.
The Rudy Grillo sound recordings consist chiefly of audiotapes of Gay Rap and other gay radio programs broadcast on WBAI, 1970-1989, with a small amount of correspondence and printed material related to his research and work as a radio producer at WBAI. Topics covered include gay and lesbian activism, celebrations, music and celebrity interviews. Also present are his recordings of Gay Activists Alliance meetings and events, 1971-1973, and miscellaneous recordings on gay issues. Printed material includes program playlists, program guides, and newspaper clippings.
- Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
No reproduction of sound recordings permitted.
Rudy Grillo retains any non-tangible rights he may hold in the material.
Rudy Grillo was a producer of radio programs for WBAI-FM in New York City. In 1980 Grillo was promoted to the position of Program Director of WBAI's Gay Men's Department, which he held until its dissolution in 1982.
- Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
- Location of Other Archival Materials
Gay Activists Alliance records; Manuscripts and Archives Division, New York Public Library.
- Connect to:
Radio producers and directors.
- Added Author
Crisp, Quentin, 1908-1999. Interviewee
Little Richard, 1932-2020. Interviewee
Praunheim, Rosa von, 1942- Interviewee
Gay Activists Alliance.
WBAI Radio (New York, N.Y.)
- Added Title
Gay rap (Radio program)
- Research Call Number