John Caravantes papers

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2021


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)