Collection Info

Goercke, Paul

Span Dates: 1995

Volume: Oral history interview #95-068


This interview includes discussion of the homophile movement in San Francisco in the mid-1960s. It also describes the bar culture of the 1950s and 1960s in the North Beach district. The interview was conducted by Paul Gabriel and Phil Hong.

Hist/Bio Note

No biographical information is available at this time. Paul Goercke was raised in a Baptist/evengelical tradition and lived in San Francisco from the 1960s.

Finding Aid

A transcript of the interview can be found at the following web address.


This collection is housed at the GLBT Historical Society of Northern California in San Francisco.

Index Terms

CaliforniaSan Francisco [CA]Church work with gays -- United StatesClergy -- Political ActivityGoerke, Paul