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John R. Ribinski photographs
1990-19  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John R. Ribinski photographs
    Dates: 1980-1990
    Collection Number: 1990-19
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .4 linear feet
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: Collection contains photographs and negatives of parades, coronations and drag events, parties and other activities of John Ribinski's circle of friends.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    John R. Ribinski photographs. GLBT Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Donald C. Biggs on November 29, 1990.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection contains photographs and negatives of parades, coronations and drag events, parties and other activities of Ribinski's circle of friends. Events include Gay Pride parades, the Castro Street Fair, the Folsom Street Fair, Minsky’s Show at the California Hall, the Lesbian and Gay March before the 1984 Democratic Convention and coronation and investiture events. There are numerous self portraits and group photos including John R. Ribinski’s drag persona, Linda Bonita. Named people in the photographs include: List of names mentioned on photo backs: Miss X, Valerie Richards Chucky, Don Black, Linda Gladis Bumps, Jack Fertie and Mike Andrewez, Mike Sards, Bruce Mack, Miss Micky La Chucka.

    Indexing Terms

    Photography
    Pride parades
    Drag
    Imperial Court System