Finding Aid to the John Thompson Photo Shoot Album, circa 1975-1985 Coll2014.012
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ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90007
Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Title: John Thompson photo shoot album
creator: Thompson, John
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2014.012
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear Feet 20 black-and-white photographic prints, 10 color negatives, and clippings
Date (inclusive): circa 1975-1985
Abstract: Photograph album consisting of nude images of model John Thompson from a photo shoot on the beach, circa 1975-1985.
Photograph album consisting of nude images of model John Thompson from a photo shoot on the beach, circa 1975-1985. Includes 20 black-and-white photographic prints and 10 color negatives. The photographer is unidentified. Also includes clippings from John Thompson's appearance in Playgirl and the Groovy Guy competition.
John Thompson was born in Wellington, New Zealand, in 1943. He received a degree in fine arts from Willington Polytechnic College and a diploma from the Advertising Institute of Australia. Thereafter, he moved to California and began a career in modeling.
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Collection processed by Kyle Morgan, 2014.
Date and method of acquisition unknown.
[Box/folder #, or item name] John Thompson Photo Shoot Album, Coll2014-112, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Photography of the nude