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Richard Labonté photographs and certificate
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Color photographs documenting the social world of A Different Light (ADL) bookstore's San Francisco location in the 1990s, including ADL staff, an event by the cultural activist collective Boy with Arms Akimbo, and the 1996 Readers and Writers conference. Also includes a certificate, signed by San Francisco Supervisor Tom Ammiano, commemorating the San Francisco Board of Supervisor’s proclamation of August 21, 2000 as Richard Labonté Day in San Francisco.
Richard Labonté (1949-2022) was a Canadian author, editor, and business person who helped to found the A Different Light bookstore chain.
.25 linear feet (1 half manuscript box)
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.