This paper is an exercise in interpreting a primary source, in this case, Ricardo Brown’s memoir The Evening Crowd at Kirmser’s: A Gay Life in the 1940s. Your task is to prepare a 5-6 page essay analyzingwhat this source reveals about the past. Your papershould contain athesis/argument in the introductory paragraph. You should develop this thesis through the rest of the paper with supporting evidence. The writer must use quotations and evidence from the book to support the argument.