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Ron Lanza Collection of Josie's Cabaret and Juice Joint records
2000-10  
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Description
The collection primarily comprises promotional cards, flyers, and posters; publicity photographs; and media reviews regarding events and performers promoted at Josie's Cabaret and Juice Joint, bulk 1991-1998. A Castro institution for 10 years, Josie's Cabaret and Juice Joint provided a location for plays, comedy acts, and other events.
Background
A Castro institution for 10 years, Josie's Cabaret and Juice Joint provided a location for plays, comedy acts, and other events. Ron Lanza co-founded the Gay Teachers’ Coalition in 1975 with Tom Ammiano and activist Hank Wilson. In 1982, he and Wilson created the influential gay cabaret and performance venue that preceded Josie’s, Valencia Rose Café.
Extent
2 boxes and 1 oversize folder (0.85 linear feet)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Managing Archivist, GLBT Historical Society, 657 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Consent is given on behalf of the GLBT 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. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Funding for processing this collection was provided by the the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).