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Finding aid to the Robert F. Craig papers and photographs, 1934-2000 Coll2012.177
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Personal and professional papers Series 1.  1934-2000

Series Description

The personal and professional papers series, 1934-2000, comprises correspondence, manuscripts, administrative records, family-related material, notes, financial records, clippings, calendar and other materials. This series includes Craig's administrative records from organizations such as Frontiers, LIFE AIDS Lobby, Californians Against Prop 22, and Christopher Street West. The papers also document Craig's personal life, including his education, experience in the military, personal relationships, travels, businesses he operated, and other interests.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically.
Box 1, Folder 1

All-American Gigolo screenplay drafts 1981

Box 1, Folder 2

(2nd Annual) American Cinema Awards program 1984

Box 1, Folder 3

Astrological profiles 1993

Box 1, Folder 4

Birth certificates 1934

Box 1, Folder 5

Business cards and contact information Undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Californians Against Prop 102 1988

Box 1, Folder 7

Christopher Street West 1992-1993

Box 1, Folder 8

Clippings 1963,1984

Box 1, Folder 9-12

Correspondence and greeting cards 1995-1998

Box 1, Folder 13

Family-related flyers Undated

Box 1, Folder 14

Financial records 1970-1997

Box 1, Folder 15

Frontiers administrative records 1990-1999

Box 1, Folder 16

Greater LA AIDS Hospice Foundation proposal 1984

Box 1, Folder 17

Handwritten notes Undated

Box 1, Folder 18

In Memorium Ron Stone 1988

Box 1, Folder 19

Lease agreement 1991

Box 1, Folder 20-21

LIFE AIDS Lobby 1994

Box 1, Folder 22

The Lightfoot Lad storyboard 1983

Box 1, Folder 23

Messenger, delivery service and flower shop 1969-1973

Box 1, Folder 24

Military 1951-1960

Box 1, Folder 34

Name tags and identification cards Undated

Box 1, Folder 25

Other LGBT organizations 1981-1997

Box 1, Folder 26

Parks Air Force Base 1955

Box 1, Folder 27

Pet dog records 1993-1999

Box 1, Folder 28

School report cards and certificates 1941-1950

Box 1, Folder 30

Soul Survivor, script by Anthony Bruno 1986

Box 1, Folder 31

Travel records 1992-1993

Box 1, Folder 32

Weekly calendar 2000

Box 1, Folder 33

Miscellaneous 1970-1999

 

Photographs and audiovisual material Series 2. 1955-2000

Series Description

The photographs and audiovisual material series, 1955-2000, comprises photographs, negatives, slides, audiocassettes, 16mm film reels and a videocassette. This series includes hundreds of photographs and negatives documenting events such as parties, drag queen pageants, gay pride parades, LIFE AIDS Lobby fundraisers; as well as his military experience, home life, and international travel. Many of these photographs appear to have been taken by Craig's partner, Joel. This series also includes audiocassettes from a Gay Press Association conference, as well as amateur home movies.

Arrangement

Material in this series are grouped by format. Photographs, negatives and slides are at the beginning of this series, followed by audiocassettes, film and a videocassette.
Box 2-6

Photographs, negatives and slides 1955-2000

Scope and Contents note

Many of the photographs appear to have been taken by Craig's partner, Joel, and many of the descriptions written on the photograph envelopes are written in French.
Box 3

Birthday parties circa 1990-2000

Box 3

Christmas 1996, undated

Box 9

Robert Craig circa 1970-2000

Box 3

Dentist circa 1990-2000

Box 3

Drag pageants, coronations circa 1990-2000

Box 3

Drag performances and events, unidentified 1996, undated

Box 3

Frontiers office and unidentified social event circa 1990-2000

Box 4

Gay and lesbian pride parades

Box 4

Christopher Street West Los Angeles pride parade 1996

Box 4

Christopher Street West Los Angeles pride parade, Trilogy photos 1996

Box 4

Christopher Street West Los Angeles pride parade, gay and lesbian marriage circa 1990-2000

Box 4

Long Beach Gay Pride 1996, undated

Box 4

Paris, France pride parade 2000

Box 2

Robert Craig at gay pride parades circa 1970-2000

Box 4

Unidentified pride event circa 1990-2000

Box 3

Halloween Night circa 1990-2000

Box 3

Leather party circa 1990-2000

Box 3

Life AIDS Lobby circa 1990-2000

Box 3

General, events 1996, undated

Box 3

Bonaventure Hotel circa 1990-2000

Box 3

People of [Life AIDS Lobby] circa 1990-2000

Box 3

San Francisco circa 1990-2000

Box 2

Military March 1955

Box 2

Pearson-Moffatt wedding 1970

Box 3

Stonewall Democratic Club event 1996

Box 5

Barbra Streisand impersonator 1988

Box 5

Travel and vacation circa 1990-2000

Box 2, 6

Miscellaneous circa 1980-2000

 

Audiocassettes 1983, undated

Item AC1820-AC1823

Gay Press Association Convention 1983

Box 7

[Untitled audio recording of answering machine message] Undated

Box 7

Film (16mm) 1959-1961

Box 7

Barbeque 1960

Box 7

Connection De Malay 1959

Box 7

De Molay Day at Disneyland 1959

Box 7

My gout day

Box 7

Shrine dance 1960

Box 7

Swim party at Howard Faddis's 1959

Box 7

[Untitled] August 1960

Box 7

[Untitled] November 1960

Box 7

[Untitled] June 1961

Box 7

Untitled videocassette (VHS-C) circa 1982-2000

 

Realia Series 3. circa 1950-1993

Series Description

The realia series, circa 1950-1993, includes items such as Craig's military uniform service ribbons and insignias, name badges, a Masonic Lodge apron, and Craig's leather vest from the gay bar he owned, Hayloft.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically.
Box 8

Christopher Street West Festival Games medal 1983

Box 8

Christopher Street West name tag: Bob Craig Undated

Box 8

Christopher Street West pens 1983, 1988

Box 8

Christopher Street West wristwatch Undated

Box 10

Hayloft leather vest Undated

Box 8

March on Washington media badge 1993

Box 8

Military and ROTC ribbons, insignias and dog tag circa 1950-1960

Box 9

North Hollywood Lodge No. 542, [Free & Accepted Masons] apron 1958

Box 8

Pioneer Days Country Fair ribbon 1982

Box 8

Pioneer Days staff ribbon circa 1982