Scope and Content
Title: Charles Cyberski Videotapes
Collection number: 1994-03
Approximately 50 boxes
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
657 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA, 94105
Abstract: Raw camera tapes and edited masters produced by Charles Cyberski for his Male Entertainment Network, plus other videotapes
Collection open for research.
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Managing
Archivist, GLBT Historical Society, 657 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Consent is given on behalf of the GLBT Historical
Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such
permission must be obtained from the copyright owner.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research
and educational purposes.
Charles Cyberski videotapes, 1994-03, GLBT Historical Society
Donated by the estate of Charles Cyberski, 1994.
Relevant items from the collection were transferred to DV-AVI archival masters and AVC-MP4 service copies by RaineStudio Audiovisual
Production beginning in 2010. The collection is about 60 percent processed.
Scope and Content
This very large collection contains videotapes produced by Charles Cyberski and his partner Richard Wright for their mail-order
business, MEN (Male Entertainement Network). Included are leather and drag contests, variety shows, the Gay Games, coverage
of events such as a gay cruise and the 1984 march on the Democratic Convention, and a few personal/experimental pieces. Almost
all of the video was shot on location in San Francisco and Chicago.
The collection is separated into two series by tape format.
Male Entertainment Network (MEN)
Gay men--Social life and customs
Lesbians--Social life and customs
California (state)--San Francisco (county)
Illinois (state)--Cook (county)--Chicago (inhabited place)