John C. Redding poster collection

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GLBT Historical Society
989 Market Street, Lower Level
San Francisco, California 94103
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2020


Descriptive Summary

Title: John C. Redding poster collection
Dates: circa 1970-1990
Collection Number: 1994-09
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 2 boxes of oversized posters
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: The collection contains posters salvaged from public places in San Francisco by Redding. Most of these posters are 82 x 11 inch photocopied handbills for new wave, punk, or hard-core groups performing at local bars and nightclubs. Redding also collected AIDS and queer activist posters of the late 1980s and early 1990s, as well as a substantial number of posters for performance events.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

John C. Redding poster collection. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Judy Wilson on May 2, 1994.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains posters salvaged from public places in San Francisco by Redding. Most of these posters are 82 x 11 inch photocopied handbills for new wave, punk, or hard-core groups performing at local bars and nightclubs. Redding also collected AIDS and queer activist posters of the late 1980s and early 1990s, as well as a substantial number of posters for performance events.

Indexing Terms

Music
Performance
Bars and clubs