The collection consists of negatives, contact sheets, proof prints, Polaroid prints, and oversized prints of self-portraits
made at several San Francisco Bay Area AIDS and HIV-positive care facilities. The subjects included people with AIDS and HIV,
as well as staff members, volunteers, and their families.
Jeannie O'Connor is an Oakland-based artist and photographer. She received a B.A. in Art (1967) and an M.A. in Painting (1969)
from the University of California, Berkeley.
(3 binders of 462 negatives and contact sheets; 8 silver gelatin proof prints (8 x 10-inches); 5 archival pigment proof prints
(8 x 10-inches); 8 Polaroid (4 x 5-inches) Type 55 positives) + 2 black and white proof prints (16 x 20-inches) (in 1 oversized
Copyright retained by Jeannie O'Connor. Outside of fair use, all permissions are to be handled by O'Connor.
The collection is available for use during San Francisco Historical Photographs hours (Tuesdays 1-5 pm, Thursday 1-5 pm, Saturdays