Matthew Brown, a longtime employee of the Community Thrift Store, was active in San Francisco gay life from 1963. This collection
contains leather vests, hundreds of buttons (related to Febes, The San Franciscans, Cheaters motorcycle club, SF GDI motorcycle
club, California motorcycle club, Imperial Court, Warlocks motorcycle club, Knights motorcycle club, Barbary Coasters motorcycle
club, bars, and miscellaneous events and sayings), a banner, programs and papers documenting his participation in the Barbary
Coasters and other motorcycle clubs, the Imperial Court, the Beaux Arts Ball, South of Market and Polk Street bars and other
Matthew Brown, a longtime employee of the Community Thrift Store, was active in San Francisco gay life from 1963. As a member
of the Imperial Court, he was the 14th Emperor of San Francisco.
One carton, one large oversize box, one extra-large oversize box, two non-archival boxes of unknown size