It became a socializing place for black lesbians and gay men, allowing them to avoid heterosexism and racism in their society. Police Department replaces all officers 13 year old guns with new ones. It later shifted to New Center. Porter was 40th Mayor The Salk vaccine was given to all youngsters as a prevention against polio. The Historical Society launches its official website. It began the tradition of being held on the first Sunday of June.
Paul Best, superintendent of schools, opens an adult education program.
LGBT culture in Metro Detroit
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