Maria Sanchez papers

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GLBT Historical Society
989 Market Street, Lower Level
San Francisco, California 94103
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2020


Descriptive Summary

Title: Maria Sanchez papers
Dates: 1950-1980
Collection Number: 2006-19
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 1 manuscript box
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: The Maria Sanchez papers contain materials related to her career as a DJ in San Francisco. 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 Bath House and the Fair Oaks 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."
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Maria Sanchez papers. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Stephen McNeil.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Maria Sanchez papers contain materials related to her career as a DJ in San Francisco. 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 Bath House and the Fair Oaks 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." The collection contains a small amount of correspondence; photographs; ephemera and news clippings from women's community events, disco clubs and bath houses; copies of "Disco Zine" and "Baseline"; reel-to-reel tapes of Sanchez's music mixes from 1978-1979; and personalia.

Indexing Terms

Music
Nightlife
Bathhouses