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Ram Studios records
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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.
5.1 linear feet
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.