This collection contains records from Ram Studios, an art and erotic photography studio in San Francisco owned by photographer
Frank Tarsitano, aka Franco. The records include administrative and model files; financial and legal records; a small amount
of correspondence; photographs of models, benefits and events; negatives; proof sheets; and posters. Franco photographed a
wide variety of subjects, from gay men to lesbians to bisexuals to transgender and genderqueer people and the leather scene.
Collection is open for research. Mailing lists and other records holding the names, addresses, and/or phone numbers of individuals
will be restricted for 20 years. The erotica in this collection may only be viewed by researchers age eighteen and over and
it is made available for educational and research purposes.