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Fairoaks Project collection
2018-84  
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Description
The Fairoaks Project collection includes 10 photographic prints, restored and enlarged by project curator Gary Freeman, from the Fairoaks Polaroids by Frank Melleno (1942-2010). Print titles include: 10, Aida, Brazilian, de Sade, DJ, Hanuman, Locker Room, Pool, Shower, and Stairwell. Melleno was the night manager of the Fairoaks Hotel in San Francisco in 1978 and documented the life at the hotel / bathhouse. Melleno was a trained photographer of the Vietnam War era and used these skills in capturing the images.
Extent
1 oversized folder
Restrictions
Copyright retained by donor, Gary Freeman.
Availability
Collection is open for research.