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Finding Aid to the Wil Kinsley Plaques Coll2013.101
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  • Separated Materials
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: Wil Kinsley plaques
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2013.101
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
    Date (inclusive): 1975-1977
    Abstract: Plaques from Larry's (S&M bar) donated by Wil Kinsley. He bartender at Larry's, 1975-1977 and later the Detour bar in Silverlake.

    Separated Materials

    Seperated to the ONE garment collection
    An extra large size, black casual jacket with red lining with red piping down the shoulders to the cuffs. On the back of the jacket is embroidered the Detour Bar logo and "Silverlake. "Wil" is embroidered on patch on left front of jacket. Inside on the back of the jacket is a tag which reads "The Cloth Tattoo."


    Wil Kinsley, bartender at Larry's (S&M bar), 1975-1977 and later the Detour bar, Silverlake.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Wil Kinsley Plaques, Coll2013-101, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.


    Deed of gift dated October 31, 2009.

    Scope and Content

    Two metal plaques removed from their wooden mounts. The plaques document Larry's Bandana night and Fullmoon event. Larry's (S&M bar), 1970-1978 was located at 5414 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Kinsley, Wil
    Gay bars--California--Los Angeles