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Last Call at Maud's collection
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Description
Maud's was a San Francisco lesbian bar open from 1966-1989. This collection docuements the film Last Call at Maud's. Included are press packets, documentation of the Los Angeles premiere of the documentary at the Pacific Design Center, various clippings and articles related to research for the film, as well as miscellaneous clippings.
Background
This collection documents the film Last Call at Maud's, a documentary on the San Francisco lesbian bar Maud's that operated from 1966-1989. The film discussed the cultural and historical significance of the bar as well as the vitality of the bar scene for lesbians throughout California. It sets the historical, cultural and social context for the opening of Maud's including the formation of the Daughters of Bilitis in 1955, the development of the San Francisco lesbian community and the need for alternatives to gay men's bars which were the targets of police raids throughout the 1950's. The film also discusses the decline of Maud's, including the AIDS crisis and the assassination of Harvey Milk. The documentary uses archival documents and first person interviews. The film was directed by Paris Poirier and produced by Paris Poirier and Karen Kiss.
Extent
0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.