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Finding aid to the Vaughn Taylor photographs Coll2011.007
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Box 1

Paul Michael Holt circa 1970-1990

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: [46 photographic prints, 2 booklets]
General Physical Description note: [43 photographs: col.; 3 photographs: b&w.; 2 memorial programs]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Holt with unidentified friends at a Christmas party.
Box 1

Vaughn Taylor circa 1970-1992

Physical Description: [60 photographic prints, 7 negative strips, 3 contact sheets]
General Physical Description note: [46 photographs: col.; 21 photographs: b&w.; negatives]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs with the following descriptions: "Jon Vough that Vaughn looked like"; "Jim Boyle and Vaughn's sister Wendy"; "Thanksgiving 1992 at hospital"; "Spare room"; "Vaughn's house Tularosa rented house from 84-91"; "Jason"; "John"; "11 yrs"; "Jeremy John Jason Calvin Debbie Lew"; "1984 Tularosa"; and "Bob [?] photo of Vaughn." Also includes photos of Vaughn's sister Debbie and her family, posed portraits of Taylor, and photos of Taylor's home.
Box 1

Arnold Jaime circa 1970-1991

Physical Description: [67 photographic prints, 1 negative strip, 1 contact sheet, 3 documents, 1 booklet, 1 drawing]
General Physical Description note: [65 photographs: col.; 3 photographs: b&w.; negatives; 1 memorial program; 1 copy of Arnold Jaime birth certificate; 2 contracts regarding loans and drug use; and 1 drawing.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs with the following descriptions: "Arnold and Friend c 1975 to 1980"; "Arnold in late 70's dancing in Las Vegas"; "Vaughn Taylor + Arnold Jaime LA, CA, 2/87 by: Greg Day"; "Fall 85 My two loves, Arnold + Michael"; "Vaughn and Arnold Fall 85"; "Mensa event, Liz + Arnold + Friend late 80's"; "Getty Museum 3-87"; "Vaughn Taylor at Arnold Jaime Memorial"; "Arnold's mother and sister or aunt"; and "Arnold's brothers?" Also includes photos of Christmas festivities.
Box 1

Christopher Street West gay pride parade, West Hollywood 1987, undated

Physical Description: [44 photographic prints, 4 negative strips]
General Physical Description note: [11 photographs: col.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs with the following descriptions: "Santa Monica & La Jolla, Gay Day '87, Arrnold"; "Michael Rutherford, Gay Day '87"; "Arnold and friend, 1987"; and "CSW Silver Fox Group."
Box 1

Anti-gay graffiti, Silver Lake, Los Angeles

Physical Description: [4 photographic prints]
General Physical Description note: [4 photographs: col.]

Scope and Contents note

Photographs of anti-gay graffiti mostly on murals.
Box 2

Michael [surname unknown] circa 1980-1985

Physical Description: [25 photographic prints, 7 negative strips, 4 contact strips, 1 contact sheet]
General Physical Description note: [19 photographs: col.; 10 photographs: b&w.; negatives.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of "Michael," as well as "Richard and Shane" and Bill Flanigan.
Box 2

Castro District, San Francisco circa 1980-1986

Physical Description: [63 photographic prints, 3 negative strips, 1 Christmas card]
General Physical Description note: [63 photographs: col.; 1 photograph: b&w.; negatives; and 1 greeting card.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs with the following descriptions: "Artist"; "SF Parade" with Harvey Milk Gay Democratic Club float in parade; "Arnold"; "The 'Names Project Quilt' March on Washington 10/87 on the mall photo by: Greg Day Vaughn's friend and activist in SF"; "Pat O'Brien Oct. 86 SF"; "Michael Clarke SF Oct. 86 on bus, 33 Asbury"; "Bill Flanagin"; "John Berliner"; "Elsa Benn"; "Taken at Vaughn's house"; "Randy Schell"; "Jim & Thom 555 Buena Vista West"; "Jim Dodge and friend"; "Paul in black on left at Tularosa"; "Stonewall Democratic Club member"; and "Paul mid 80's older friend who was Vaughn's mentor." Also includes photographs of people around the Castro district; Christopher Street West parade; people in park; and close-ups of hands and unidentified friends.
Box 2

Sunset Junction 1987

Physical Description: [18 photographic prints]
General Physical Description note: [18 photographs: col.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs with the following descriptions: "Trip Newcomer"; "cruising"; "Two Guys, Mark Lowy in tank top"; "Paulo and two of his friends"; "Steve & Bill"; "Three guys"; "In front of Plaza Flowers, man in yellow t-shirt runs Body Builder's Gym"; "Arnold & Stranger"; "Race Bannon, Guy Baldwin in leather vest, and other beefy guys"; "Bill Flanegin"; "Bill & Gene"; "Bill & Friend"; "Arnold and Joe Kim"; and "Stoned with hardon."
Box 2

San Francisco Gay Pride Parade; Gay Mensa Party circa 1988-1991

Physical Description: [17 photographic prints]
General Physical Description note: [17 photographs: col.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs with the following descriptions: "member gay Mensa"; "Waugh Smith w/ glasses, late 80's Gay Mensa"; "friends from Gay Mensa, lesbian and gay man who have married c. 1990"; and "taken at Vaughn's house so probably Gay Mensa part c. 1991 [photograph of Vaughn's daughter and his ex-wife's current husband]." Also includes photographs of Market Street Gay Pride Parade and City Hall on Castro Street in San Francisco.
Box 2

Sunset Junction Street Fair, Silver Lake, Los Angeles circa 1989-1990

Physical Description: [25 photographic prints]
General Physical Description note: [24 photographs: col.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of street fair activities including an interpretive dance, a band performing, "Francis", and Donna Ware, co-chair of the LA Gay and Lesbian Police Academy task force.
Box 2

Vaughn Taylor in Hospital circa 1990-1992

Physical Description: [12 photographic prints, 5 negative strips]
General Physical Description note: [12 photographs: col.; negatives.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs with the following descriptions: "Vaughn's ex-wife and her current husband and Vaughn's children (2 girls) and grandson Dec 1992"; "Vaughn's sister and Vaughn's boyfriend Thomas at time of his illness they met in 1992"; "Vaughn and Thomas"; "Bob Friney"; "Vaughn's sister Wendy + his mother Dec. 1992"; "Vaughn, his brother Steven, mother, sister"; and "Vaughn and sister Lydia."
Box 3

Orange County Gay Pride Parade Festival circa 1991-1992

Physical Description: [35 photographic prints]
General Physical Description note: [38 photographs: col.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of participants in festival, women with stickers all over their bodies, a body builder, representatives from Gay Leather Orange County, Grand Marshall Troy Perry at Orange County Pride Festival 1992, and Robin Tyler at the Robin Tyler Tours booth.
Box 3

Gay Party, Silver Lake circa 1990-1992

Physical Description: [33 photographic prints]
General Physical Description note: [33 photographs: col.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of party-goers, men and women talking at a house party, man blowing out candles on a cake, balloons, and Vaughn Taylor with the hosts of the party.
Box 3

Anti-Pete Wilson March October 6, 1991

Physical Description: [46 photographic prints, 13 negative strips]
General Physical Description note: [46 photographs: col.; negatives.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of night-time demonstration regarding the AB101 bill; people with Governor Pete Wilson protest signs; hundreds of people parading along an unidentified street; man on a motorcycle holding a rainbow flag; Jim Kepner at a protest; and Mark Lowy.
Box 3

Queer Nation protest at Reagan Federal Building, Los Angeles October 1, 1991

Physical Description: [29 photographic prints, 7 negative strips]
General Physical Description note: [29 photographs: col; negatives.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of ACT-UP at the Reagan Building protesting Pete Wilson's veto of AB101; protestors; policemen; shattered glass and blood; various signs; and Zeke Zeidler. Also includes a piece of note paper with information regarding Vaughn Taylor's arrest at this protest.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Zeilder, Zeke, 1964-
Box 3

Victory Celebration, West Hollywood November 3, 1992

Physical Description: [86 photographic prints]
General Physical Description note: [84 photographs: col.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of night time celebration of the election of Bill Clinton and Al Gore, in West Hollywood on San Vincente Blvd.; local bar, The Mouse House; people laughing, hugging, crying, waving signs; and Election Night Party at Micky's.
Box 3

Miscellaneous circa 1981-1991

Physical Description: [23 photographic prints, 5 negative strips]
General Physical Description note: [23 photographs: col.; negatives.]

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs with the following descriptions: "Mike Adams in maroon shirt + Benson in white shirt for whom the book Mr. Benson (author John Preston) was written about"; "Vaughn and Radical Faerie"; "Greg Day at Folsom St. Fair, San Francisco 9/92 Photo By: Andre Schotman, Amsterdam"; "One Way Bar Float"; "Gay Clothing Designer Irish bartender at 'One Way'"; "Eric, Dore Alley St. Fair, San Francisco 9/87 Photo: Greg Day"; "The Kouros"; "The Huntington Library"; "Transvestite from San Francisco living in Los Angeles". Also includes photographs of a visit to the Getty Museum and Benson and Vaughn Taylor.
Box 3

Negatives without matching photographic prints circa 1970-1992

Physical Description: [36 negative strips]