Richard Skidmore photographs

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GLBT Historical Society
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2021


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