Collection contains 77 black and white,
gelatin silver print photographs of the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade (1979-1980) and
the San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Freedom Day Parade (1981-1985) taken by Joe
Altman between 1979 and 1985.
Joe Altman was born December 1, 1945 in New York state. He moved to San Francisco at age
21. Altman was a photographer, primarily capturing portraits of gay couples and important
events in the gay community such as candlelight marches and Freedom Day parades. Altman died
on April 4, 1991 in Santa Rosa, California.
0.4375 Linear Feet
Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) held by Joe
Altman were transferred to the California Historical Society (CHS) in October 1985 by Joe
Altman. Reproduction or publication of materials in this collection beyond that allowed by
fair use requires the written permission of CHS. Please contact email@example.com
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