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Finding aid to the Daniel Nicoletta Photographs Collection, 1976-2000
GLC 36  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement note

  • Title: Daniel Nicoletta Photographs Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1976-2000
    Collection Identifier: GLC 36
    Creator: Nicoletta, Daniel
    Physical Description: 3 oversized boxes (33.0 images)
    Contributing Institution: James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library
    100 Larkin Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    (415) 557-4567
    info@sfpl.org
    Abstract: The collection is a portfolio of 33 images chosen and arranged by Daniel Nicoletta, a San Francisco-based freelance photographer. He has been documenting the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities since 1975. The collection showcases the wide range of his work including informal street scenes and formal studio portraits.
    Physical Location: The collection is stored onsite.
    Language of Materials: Collection materials are in English.

    Access

    Available for viewing during the San Francisco History Center's Historical Photograph Collection hours: Tues.: 1-5; Thurs.: 1-5; Sat.: 10-12, 1-5.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright retained by Daniel Nicoletta.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Daniel Nicoletta Photographs Collection (GLC 36), Gay and Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library.

    Provenance

    Donated by the Friends and Foundation of the San Francisco Public Library, 2000.

    Biographical note

    Daniel Nicoletta is a San Francisco-based freelance photographer who has been documenting the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities since 1975. He was hired by Harvey Milk to work at Castro Camera and later worked on Milk's supervisorial campaigns. His work has been featured in The Times of Harvey Milk, Sex Is, The Mayor of Castro Street, Gay by the Bay, and many other venues.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection is a portfolio of 33 images, chosen and arranged by the artist, showcasing the wide range of his work including informal street scenes and formal studio portraits. Early influences of Diane Arbus particularly informed his fascination with famous figures in San Francisco's transgender community.

    Arrangement note

    The photographs are in the order preferred by the photographer.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Milk, Harvey -- Pictorial works
    Gays--California--San Francisco--Social life and customs--20th century--Photograph collections
    San Francisco (Calif.)--Biography--Portraits
    San Francisco (Calif.)--Social life and customs--20th century--Photograph collections
    Transsexuals--California--San Francisco--Portraits.