William P. Gaddis Jr. photographs

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GLBT Historical Society
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2020


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