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Ambush records
1998-30  
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Description
The Ambush was a gay bar and art gallery, located in the South of Market neighborhood, that catered to a leather, bear, biker, and western crowd. The collection contains administrative records, financial documents, receipts, artwork, ephemera, tapes of music played at the Ambush, the personal papers of co-owner Kerry Bowman (including correspondence and drafts of an erotic novel), slides of the Ambush and events such as motorcycle runs, and related materials.
Background
The collection contains administrative records, financial documents, receipts, artwork, ephemera, tapes of music played at the Ambush, the personal papers of co- owner Kerry Bowman (including correspondence and drafts of an erotic novel), slides of the Ambush and events such as motorcycle runs, and related materials.
Extent
20.5 linear feet (16 cartons, 1 manuscript box)
Restrictions
Availability
Collection is open for research. Personnel materials in cartons 3, 8, 9, and 10 may be restricted; please contact the GLBT Historical Society archives for details.