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Richard Skidmore photographs
2020-04  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Richard Skidmore photographs
    Dates: circa 1977-2006
    Collection Number: 2020-04
    Creator/Collector: Skidmore, Richard
    Extent: 1.5 linear foot (1 oversized box and 1 half manuscript box)
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: The collection includes over 800 photographic slides and photographic prints and negatives documenting various LGBTQ events in San Francisco from the late 1970s-2006. The images were taken by Richard Skidmore. Major subjects include Halloween in the Castro, Tricycle Races and The Mint, Pink Saturday, the Pride Parade, Castro Theater, and Folsom Street Fair.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Richard Skidmore photographs. GLBT Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Richard Skidmore, January 2020. Additions in June 2020.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection includes over 800 photographic slides and photographic prints and negatives documenting various LGBTQ events in San Francisco from the late 1970s-2006. The images were taken by Richard Skidmore. Major subjects include Halloween in the Castro, Tricycle Races and The Mint, Pink Saturday, the Pride Parade, Castro Theater, and Folsom Street Fair. People and groups pictured include Joan Baez, Pansy Division, Holly Near, Armistead Maupin, Voice Farm, Sharon McNight, Julie Newmar, Willie Brown, Tom Ammiano, Harry Hay, John Burnside, Gavin Newsom, Jonathan Katz, Nancy Pelosi, Dennis Peron, Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon, Ian McKellan, Twin Peaks, Gay Men’s Chorus, Lesbian and Gay Freedom Band, Marga Gomez, Chi Chi Larue, Mark Leno, Laura Linney, Kamala Harris, Donna Sachet, Jose Sarria, Cecil Williams, and others. A preliminary inventory of the collection is available in the archives; contact the archivist for more information. GSSO Linked Terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_001236; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_008194; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_001021; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000374; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000381

    Indexing Terms

    Kink
    Photography
    Pride parades
    Gay men
    Lesbians