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Finding Aid to the AIDS History Project — Ephemera Collection, 1973, 1981-2002
MSS 2000-31  
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Series 1 Small items and Paper-based Ephemera 1973, 1981-1994, undated

Physical Description: 42 Folders : Boxes 1-3

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of flyers, brochures, condom holders and safe-sex instructions, and wallet cards. The materials have been arranged alphabetically by subject, except for the first folder which contains information on other sexually-transmitted diseases, and the final five folders containing pamphlets arranged geographically and a folder of information from San Francisco Agencies not surveyed by the AIDS History Project (AHP).
Box 1, Folder 1

Other Sexually-Transmitted Diseases 1973-1985

Box 1, Folder 2

Antibody Testing 1985-1994

Box 1, Folder 3

AIDS Health Project 1990

Box 1, Folder 4

AIDS Organizations/Resources – Education, Services, etc 1989

Box 1, Folder 5

Alternative Therapies 1989-1990

Box 1, Folder 6

Native-Americans, Focus on 1988

Box 1, Folder 7

Asian-Americans, Focus on 1985-1992

Box 1, Folder 8

African-Americans, Focus on 1990

Box 1, Folder 9

Children, Focus on 1986-1992

Box 1, Folder 10

Condom Information: Condom Resource Center/ Other Sources 1985-1994

Box 1, Folder 11

Dannemayer Initiative – Proposition 102 July-November 1988

Box 1, Folder 12

Deaf Community, AIDS and 1988

Box 1, Folder 13

Drugs and Drug Users, Focus on 1984-1992

Box 1, Folder 14

Family and Caretakers, Focus on 1984-1992

Box 1, Folder 15

Homosexual Men, Focus on 1981-1993

Box 1, Folder 16

General Audience, Focus on 1983-1993

Box 1, Folder 17

Heterosexuals, Focus on 1986-1992

Box 2, Folder 1

Historical Ephemera 1982-1988

Box 2, Folder 2

HIV Infected, Focus on 1983-1993

Box 2, Folder 3

Inmates/Prisoners, Focus on 1990-1993

Box 2, Folder 4

Latinos, Focus on 1985-1992

Box 2, Folder 5

Mainstream and Medical Magazines 1987-1993

Box 2, Folder 6

Miscellaneous 1983-1991

Box 2, Folder 7

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 1981 June 5

Box 2, Folder 8

Newspapers and Clippings 1983-1988

Box 2, Folder 9

Origins/History of HIV/AIDS 1987-1991

Box 2, Folder 10

Minorities, Focus on 1985-1986

Box 2, Folder 11

People with AIDS – Healing Tales - KALW 1991

Box 2, Folder 12

Politics and Protests 1984

Box 1, Folder 13

Quackery and Scams 1988

Box 2, Folder 14-15

San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Box 2, Folder 14

1983-1992

Box 2, Folder 15

Duplicate Staff Minutes for Exhibit 1984-1985

Box 2, Folder 16

Misconceptions/Fear 1981-1988

Box 2, Folder 17

School of Nursing Faculty AIDS Conference September 17, 1987

Box 3, Folder 1

UCSF AIDS Awareness Week 1988

Box 3, Folder 2

Women, Focus on 1984-1993

Box 3, Folder 3

Workers, Focus on 1986-1992

Box 3, Folder 4

Youth, Focus on 1988-1993

Box 3, Folder 5-8

Pamphlets on AIDS Issues and Prevention

Box 3, Folder 5

GMCH and NY undated

Box 3, Folder 6

Elsewhere in the United States undated

Box 3, Folder 7

Canada undated

Box 3, Folder 8

Outside North America undated

Box 3, Folder 9

Information from SF Agencies not Surveyed by AHP undated

 

Series 2 Posters and Oversized Items 1981-2002

Physical Description: Box 4 and Map Case : 69 items

Scope and Content Note

This series consists primarily of posters and a few oversized items (Braille version of the Surgeon General's Report), etc. Items listed from bottom of box to top.
Box 4, Folder 1

Matted Photograph – Protest at San Francisco Federal Building – "Fighting For our Lives." Banner and 7 men, Copyright: Mick Hicks [20"x16"] 1983

Box 4, Folder 2-23

San Francisco AIDS Foundation Posters

Box 4, Folder 2-4

"Dress for the Occasion" – Naked man wearing condom (3 copies) [15" x 19-3/4"] 1988

Box 4, Folder 5

"Laff 'n' Bowl" – Comedy and Bowling fundraiser for SFAF, from Autumn Press, Sunday November 29th, circa 1987

Box 4, Folder 6

"Celebrate National Condom Week … Use Condoms Stop the AIDS Virus" – Dancing Condoms, L.Stinson, [11" x17"] February 14-21

Box 4, Folder 7

"AIDS Prevention … Don't Share Tattoo Kits" – Heart with "Mother" written across [11" x 17"] 1985

Box 4, Folder 8-9

"Exhibit Guide" – two sided, Text and graphic on front, text and photographs on back – mounted on cardboard – installation Time Capsule, San Francisco Public Library, date from t-shirt on graphic [10-3/4" x 17"] 2002

Box 4, Folder 10-11

"The More You SHOP For Life … The More You Shop For LIFE" – standup display ads, [10-3/4" x 15-1/2"] (2 copies) Saturday, November 25th, 1995

Box 4, Folder 12

"En cualquier lugar, en cualquier momento … con condón – Two naked men one wearing condom – b/w poster on foam core with photographer's signature. [11" x 17"]

Box 4, Folder 13

"There's a time to talk. There's a time to play. There's a time to talk about play" – Three naked men except for boots and leather paraphernalia, One man putting condom on another man.

Box 4, Folder 14-15

Rubberman

Box 4, Folder 14

As An Honorary Rubberman pledge, b/w poster mounted, [11" x 17"]

Box 4, Folder 15

"Rubbermen Want You" – Man with mustache, leather jacket, jeans, showing condom in pocket – Ad for models for the 1991 Ruberman Calander, b/w [8-1/2" x 14"] 1990

Box 4, Folder 16

The SFAF presents "Sex in the Age of AIDS: South of Market Style" – Man's torso with dog tag, leather vest, jeans, and beer bottle – ad for a forum, b/w, [11" x 8-1/2"] Wednesday , February 29th, 1984

Box 4, Folder 17

"A.I.D.S. In The Food Industry … Answers"-Black/Red on white graphic" co-sponsored by the Bay Area Womens Culinary Alliance and SFAF -at the Valencia Rose, [11" x 17"] October 8th

Box 4, Folder 18

"The Ultimate Point … Shooting up and Sharing Needles Puts you at Risk for AIDS. This Fact May Save Your Life" – Red/navy on white graphic [11" x 17"] 1995

Box 4, Folder 19

"Bleachman" Poster, with multi-color graphic [11" x 14"] 1988

Box 4, Folder 20

"SIDA AIDS Llamenos … con Confianza" – SFAF, American Red Cross and Pacific Telesis Foundation [12" x 18"]

Box 4, Folder 21

"Rock Against AIDS Rock For Life" SFAF, Shanti & Mobilization Against AIDS, at the Farm [11" x 17"] 1985

Box 4, Folder 22-23

"Some People Think You Can Catch AIDS From A Glass …" SFAF, California Medical Association (CMA), AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) [11" x 17"] (2 copies)

Box 4, Folder 24

"Kaposi's Sarcoma Research and Education Foundation" – mounted on multilayer base – Early AIDS information early 1983

Box 4, Folder 25

"There's Strength in our Numbers" – two men (clothed) embracing" – San Francisco Stop AIDS Project 100% [14-5/8" x 20"]

Box 4, Folder 26

"AIDS Memorial Quilt Exhibit" – Photograph of section of quilt, Litrium Building [16-3/4" x 16"] December 1-4, 1992

Box 4, Folder 27-30

Shanti

Box 4, Folder 27

"AIDS Bike-a-thon … Cycle for Shanti" – Modified Poster, multicolor graphic [12-1/2" x 18-3/4"] May 9th, 1992

Box 4, Folder 28

"Here's what people are saying about Shanti Project … We're here for you San Francisco!" – b/w with photographs and quotes – Ad copy [11-1/2" x 18"]

Box 4, Folder 29

" 1st Annual Lesbian & Gay Day at Candlestick: A Benefit for Shanti Project" – [11" x 17"] Saturday, September 14th, 1985 or 1991

Box 4, Folder 30

"The Courage to Care … A Shanti Seminar for AIDS Health Care and Social Service Providers" – [11" x 17"] October 17-18, 1991

Box 4, Folder 31-35

Los Angeles Area Posters

Box 4, Folder 31

"Safe Sex …Are You Man Enough?" b/w poster, copyright B. Rapp. Aid for AIDS Core Program, LA. Accompanied by typed explanation by Kenneth D. Brock, M.S.W., [11" x 17"] circa 1985, 1997

Box 4, Folder 32

"Charles Pierce as Mae West Says …" Aid for AIDS Program in Los Angeles, photo by Steve Speliotes, [11" x 17"]

Box 4, Folder 33

"If You Don't Want to Get AIDS … One out of Every Seven People with L.A. has Used I.V. Drugs" copyright AIDS Project L.A., [11" x 17"] 1985

Box 4, Folder 34

"Fight The Fear With The Facts" – b/w photo poster, copyright AIDS Project L.A., [17" x 14"] 1986

Box 4, Folder 35

"Let's Make It Safer To Play In L.A" – L.A. Cares., copyright Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center of L.A 1985

Box 4, Folder 36-39

The CARES Team -- California Dept. Health Services/GLCSC, copyright The Communication Works [11" x 17"]

Box 4, Folder 36

"Play Safely"

Box 4, Folder 37

"Don't Forget Your Rubbers"

Box 4, Folder 38

"Keep It Clean"

Box 4, Folder 39

"Don't Play With Strangers"

Box 4, Folder 40

"I Have AIDS Please Hug Me … I Can't Make You Sick" – child's drawing by J. Keeler, AIDS Hotline for Kids/Center for Attitudinal Healing, Tiburon, CA [11" x 15"] 1987

Box 4, Folder 41

"Lighting The Way For Community Survival …SF Black Coalition on AIDS announces The Northern California African American Women HIV/AIDS Conference, [11" x 17"] May 3-4, 1981

Box 4, Folder 42

"AIDS Prevention Project … A Conference on AIDS Prevention/ San Francisco State University" [8-1/2" x 14"] November 11-16, 1985

Box 4, Folder 43

"Ojos Que No Ven…" b/w envelope, Instituto Familiar de la Raza, Inc. of San Francisco/Adfinitum Films [9" x 12"]

Box 4, Folder 44-47

Publications

Box 4, Folder 44

"1984 The Year of the Plague" – Selected Coverage from the San Francisco Chronicle, b/w newsprint magazine [11" x 14"] 1985

Box 4, Folder 45

"All For One / One For All: 1990 Annual Report" – San Francisco AIDS Foundation, in memory of Ron DeLuca, also contains the SFAF Mission Statement [9" x 14"] 1989-1992

Box 4, Folder 46

Leadership Recognition Dinner – brochure – SFAF, [5-1/2" x 12"] March 22, 1990

Box 4, Folder 47

The University Report - "Novel Approach Curbs Spread of AIDS" – The University of Washington June 1989

Box 4, Folder 48

AIDS Foundation event at Hilton Hotel, SF- 5 b/w oversized contact sheets [11" x 14"

Box 4, Folder 49-50

"San Francisco AIDS Foundation Welcomes You To Gay Games II" color envelopes, [9-1/2" x 13"]

Box 4, Folder 49

Male Images – contains 8 assorted brochures and packet of Probe lubricant 1986

Box 4, Folder 50

Female Images – empty 1986

Box 4, Folder 51

"AIDS Education for the Deaf .. Everything You Want to Know About AIDS" – center in Van Nuys, CA, [10-1/2" x 13"]

Box 4, Folder 52

"Understanding AIDS: A Message from the Surgeon General" – BRAILLE edition – US Dept. of Health and Human Services, No. (CDC) HHS-88-8407, [10-1/2" x 12-1/1"] 1986

 

Map Drawer (Rare Books Vault)

Mx 1

"Fighting For Our Lives/AIDS Candlelight March," b/w poster on foam core, SF AIDS Foundation, [18-1/4" x 25-1/2"]

Mx 2

"It's About Men Of Color," San Francisco Department of Health [18" x 23"]

Mx 3

"Hot, Horny and Healthy" b/w poster, copyright Black Gay & Lesbian Forum, [18" x 24"] 1985

Mx 4

"Power: Strength Through Diversity" Series, b/w poster, copyright Steel Creek Studio, Inc. 1990

Mx 5

"Brothers," b/w poster, [17" x 22"]

Mx 6-11

"AIDS, It's What You Do, Not Who You Are," SF AIDS Foundation placards – 2 in English, 1 Chinese, 3 Spanish languages, 3 mounted on foam core [28" x 11"]

Mx 12-13

"Don't Share," San Francisco Dept of Public Health – 2 copies, one mounted [28" x 11"]

Mx 14

"We Know Someone Who Would Love Your Infamous Tuna Casserole," Shanti Project, [28" x 11"]

Mx 15-16

"In The Right Hands, This Can Help Someone With AIDS," Shanti Project, 28" x 11"

Mx 15

Picnic Basket

Mx 16

Vacuum Cleaner

Mx 17

"Don't Fuck with A User, Unless He's Hooked on Condoms" – SFAF