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Altman (Joe) photographs of the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parades
PC 040  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
0.4375 Linear Feet
Restrictions
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 rights@calhist.org
Availability
Collection is open for research.