Gallery of History

This is a place to contribute photos, videos, artwork and writings from the historical roots of peer support practice. Contributions can be from the early days of the consumer/survivor (c/s/x) movement or any period since then. (Many thanks to Gayle Bluebird for her initial contributions and inspiration to get this started.)

Pictured left to right, top to bottom: 1-Jacki McKinney, 2 and 3-unknown, 4-Larry Fricks, 5-Darby Penney, 6 (center) Joseph Rogers, 7-Jerome Laurence, 8-Kathy Muscari (CONTAC), 9- unknown with 10-Celia Brown, 11-Group Photo, 12-Group Photo, 13-Group Photo, 14 and 15 – Shery Mead and unknown, 16 and 17-Lauren Spiro and Chris Hansen, 18 unknown. 

Note: If you see inaccuracies to be fixed or captions that need to be added, let us know! 
Send email to academy.virtual.community@gmail.com.

Pictured left to right, top to bottom: 1 and 2 – Sally Zinman and Jackie Parrish, 3 – Cookie Gant, 4-Mike Finkle (On Our Own, MD), 4- unknown, 6, 7 and 8 – Jacki McKinney, Paolo del Vecchio, and Judi Chamberlin, 9 and 10 (center) unknown and Sally Zinman, 11 and 12 unknown, 13 Rae Unsicker, 14 group includes Sally Clay, 15, 16 and 17 – Dan Fisher, Laurie Ahern and Jean Campbell, 18 and 19 – unknown, 20 unknown. 

Pictured left to right, top to bottom: 1 – Howard Geld (Howie the Harp), 2- Leonard Roy Frank, 3 and 4 – George and Mary Ann Ebert, 5 and 6 – Kineke Bermudey and Gayle Bluebird, 7 and 8 (center, unknown), 9 and 10 – Pat Risser and Judi Chamberlin, 11-Jeanne Mutuis (song writer), 12 – Su Budd,  13 – Paul Dorfner (photographer). 

Howard Geld (Howie the Harp)

Cookie Gant (photographer, artist, and poet)

Mark Davis a/k/a Miss Altered States

Gayle Bluebird a/k/a Henrietta

 

Three photos above – Top to bottom, left to right:
Top photo: 1 – Laura Van Tosh, 2 – Judi Chamberlin, 3 – Rae Unsicker.
Middle photo: Protest with Judi Chamberlin waving a protest sign
Bottom photo:  1 (unknown) 2- Natalie Reatig, 3 – Jackie Parrish

Nashville Alternatives Photos