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John Caravantes papers
2003-21  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John Caravantes papers
    Dates: 1991-2003
    Collection Number: 2003-21
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .5 linear feet
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: This collection contains photographs and videos of John Caravantes, a San Francisco gay man with AIDS who was a safe sex educator, advocate of gay marriage, and member of Acid Housewife, a drag group.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item]. John Caravantes papers. Collection Number: 2003-21. GLBT Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Eric C. Milliren on May 8, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains photographs and videos of John Caravantes, a San Francisco gay man with AIDS who was a safe sex educator, advocate of gay marriage, and member of Acid Housewife, a drag group. Materials include a CD with digital photographs titled “Photos of The John Caravantes Memorial Wake and Bake”, 22 color photos of John and friends, and three VHS tapes: CNN Talk Back Live - Same Sex Marriage with John Caravantes and Peter Hirsch 3/27/96; Domestic Partners Ceremony “Da Wedding” 25 March 1996 and Local News Coverage; Acid Housewife In Hollywood July 23, 1991, Acid Housewife - “Wash This Way”. GSSO Linked Terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000374; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_001443; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_003705; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000521

    Indexing Terms

    Gay men
    Drag
    Marriage equality
    AIDS (disease)