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This collection contains the professional and personal papers of Maria Sanchez, a popular DJ active in San Francisco bathhouse and disco communities. Contents include ¼” audio tape, photographs, zines, and other ephemera.
Maria Sanchez was born in Cuba on November 14, 1953 and raised in New York City. She was a popular San Francisco DJ, who spun records at many venues, including the Sutro Bathhouse and the Fairoaks Hotel. She was a member of the Bay Area Disco DJ Association (BADDA) and wrote a monthly disco gossip column in "Baseline: Bay Area Disco Report."
.75 linear feet (1 manuscript box, 1 half manuscript box)
Copyright to material has been transferred to the GLBT Historical Society. All requests for reproductions and/or permission to publish or quote from material must be submitted in writing to the GLBT Historical Society Archivist.
Collection is open for research. Funding for processing this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).