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William P. Gaddis Jr. photographs
2008-37  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William P. Gaddis Jr. photographs
    Dates: circa 1949-1975
    Collection Number: 2008-37
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1 manuscript box
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: The bulk of this collection consists of 35mm color slides taken by William P. Gaddis, Jr., aka Aunt Gladyce, in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Events and people documented include motorcycle runs (1960-1963), sailors (1949-1954) and friends at the beach (1954). The motorcycle club was probably the Satyrs. There is also a gay trivia game from the 1970s.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Mailing lists and other records holding the names, addresses, and/or contact information of individuals will be restricted for 20 years.

    Preferred Citation

    William P. Gaddis Jr. photographs . GLBT Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Denis Wade on July 18, 2006.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The bulk of this collection consists of 35mm color slides taken by William P. Gaddis, Jr., aka Aunt Gladyce, in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Events and people documented include motorcycle runs (1960-1963), sailors (1949-1954) and friends at the beach (1954). The motorcycle club was probably the Satyrs. There is also a gay trivia game from the 1970s. For more information on Gaddis, see the William P. Gaddis Jr. papers (2002-32), that document his life as a gay man from 1939-1981.

    Indexing Terms

    Motorcycle clubs
    Photography
    Gay men