The collection contains an interview, and excerpts from a poem and several diaries by poet and filmmaker James Broughton.
It also includes newspaper clippings, flyers, and student papers about his work.
James Broughton (1913-1999) was an American poet and filmmaker. His work explored sexuality, celebrated the human body, and
pushed boundaries. He was part of the San Francisco Renaissance and the Radical Faerie movement.
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for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
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