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Donnie Tinsley papers
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Donnie L. Tinsley, also known as, Tonica Collins, was a gay man who lived in San Francisco from 1978-2004. He was known for his talents in building original floats used in the SF Pride Parades, as well as the decoration of his Noe Valley home during the holidays coined, Hollyrock. This collection includes photographs, 35mm slides, and VHS tapes documenting queer life from the 1970s-2000s. It also includes two posters: 1986 UN Plaza Arc AIDS Vigil and 1978 Fantasyman event.
2.5 linear feet (2 cartons, 1 flat file folder)
Copyright to material has been transferred to the GLBT Historical Society. All requests for reproductions and/or permission to publish or quote from material must be submitted in writing to the GLBT Historical Society Archivist.
Collection is open for research.