Karen Everett videotapes

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GLBT Historical Society
989 Market Street, Lower Level
San Francisco, California 94103
(415) 777-5455

Descriptive Summary

Title: Karen Everett videotapes
Dates: 1987-1994
Collection Number: 1997-50
Creator/Collector: Everet, Karen
Extent: 4 cartons (4 linear feet)
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: Videotaped interviews and "walk-alongs" taken by Everett in preparation of her film "I Shall Not Be Removed: the Life of Marlon Riggs.
Language of Material: English


Collection is open for research. Funding for processing this collection was provided by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Publication Rights

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Managing Archivist at the GLBT Historical Society. Permission to publish is given on behalf of the Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. Karen Everett retains copyright to the materials in this collection.

Preferred Citation

Karen Everett videotapes. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Karen Marie Everett in December 1997.

Biography/Administrative History

Karen Everett is a documentary filmmaker. Here other films include "Women in Love" and "My Femme Divine." She received a Master's in Journalism from UC Berkeley in 1992 and a B.A. from Smith College in 1987.

Scope and Content of Collection

Videotaped interviews and "walk-alongs" taken by Everett in preparation of her film "I Shall Not Be Removed: the Life of Marlon Riggs" (1996). Includes 16 High 8 original tapes and 212 beta dubbed copies of those originals. This collection has been digitized and footage is available for viewing in the Historical Society reading room. Please contact the Managing Archivist for more information.

Indexing Terms

Riggs, Marlon T.
African American gay men--Biography.