John Caravantes papers

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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)