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Stewart (Stephen) Photographs
Coll2010-006  
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Description
Photographs and the resulting published work documenting icons, iconic places, and events of the United States lesbian and gay movement, 1982-1984. The collection primarily consists of Stephen Stewart's published and unpublished black and white photographs from his work, Positive Image: A Portrait of Gay America, along with other Stewart photographs.
Background
Stephen Joe Stewart was born November 23, 1953 in southern California. He graduated from California State University, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts. During the 1970s and 1980s he was employed as a advertising artist and freelance photographer in Hollywood. His work appeared in the Advocate, prior to his three year journey to document lesbian and gay history. Subsequent to publishing Positive Image he wrote Gay Hollywood, The Voyeur Video Guide, and other titles using the name, Steve Stewart. He has also published under the pseudonym, Bruce Wayne.
Extent
2 Linear Feet 2 clamshell binders.
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.