Sylvester James, Jr. (September 6, 1947-December 16, 1988), better known as Sylvester, was an American disco and soul singersongwriter.
He was known for his flamboyant and androgynous appearance. The collection contains photographs of Sylvester taken at performances,
at his birthday party, and two portraits that may have been used for promotional purposes. In addition, there is a press kit
for a documentary on his life, and proclamations from San Francisco mayors Dianne Feinstein and Art Agnos regarding celebrations
in his honor.
Sylvester James, Jr. (September 6, 1947-December 16, 1988), better known as Sylvester, was an American disco and soul singer-songwriter.
He lived in San Francisco and performed with the Cockettes in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was known for his flamboyant
and androgynous appearance. He died of AIDS on December 16, 1988.
3 folders (2 legal folders, 1 oversized folder)
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