Dirk Alphin collection of Valencia Rose videotapes

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2020


Descriptive Summary

Title: Dirk Alphin collection of Valencia Rose videotapes
Dates: 1985
Collection Number: 2014-06
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 1 carton
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: This collection contains 20 VHS videocassette tapes of performances from the last month of shows at the Valencia Rose in 1985. The videotapes were recorded by Dirk Alphin, who was operations manager of the Valencia Rose and Josie’s Juice Joint and Cabaret. The collection includes performances by Tom Ammiano, Mothertongue Readers Theatre, Lea DeLaria, Jose Sarria and lots of queer comedy. There are also 3 VHS tapes recorded by Donald Montwill, including footage of Josie’s Juice Joint.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Dirk Alphin collection of Valencia Rose videotapes. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dirk Alphin on June 17, 2011.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection contains 20 VHS videocassette tapes of performances from the last month of shows at the Valencia Rose in 1985. The videotapes were recorded by Dirk Alphin, who was operations manager of the Valencia Rose and Josie’s Juice Joint and Cabaret. The collection includes performances by Tom Ammiano, Mothertongue Readers Theatre, Lea DeLaria, Jose Sarria and lots of queer comedy. There are also 3 VHS tapes recorded by Donald Montwill, including footage of Josie’s Juice Joint.

Indexing Terms

Bars and Clubs
Performance
Comedy
San Francisco (Calif.)