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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

    John Caravantes papers. 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)