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Aviles (Mauricio) Papers on Carnaval San Francisco
SFH 586  
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Description
Mauricio Aviles, a longtime resident of the Mission district, produced the first dance event in association with Carnaval SF in 1981. In 1982, Mauricio took on the role of Media Coordinator of Carnaval SF, and continued to produce entertainment events in 1982-1983. In 2012, Mauricio, along with photographer Lou Dematteis and artist Daniel Galvez, created the Carnaval Mural Restoration Project to raise funds and restore the iconic Carnaval mural originally painted in 1982 on a building above The House of Brakes, on 24th Street corner of South Van Ness.
Background
Mauricio Aviles, originally from El Salvador, has been producing community events in San Francisco for over forty years. As a longtime resident of the Mission district, he was involved with the social and cultural life of the neighborhood, and produced the first dance event in association with Carnaval SF in 1981. In 1982, Mauricio took on the role of Media Coordinator of Carnaval SF, and continued to produce entertainment events in 1982-1983.
Extent
(1 oversized folder) 2 Linear Feet
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items
Availability
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance.