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Nancy Tucker T-Shirt Collection, 1975-[2014] GLC 25
GLC 25  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Nancy Tucker T-Shirt Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1975-[2014]
    Date (bulk): 1980-1995
    Collection Identifier: GLC 25
    Creator: Tucker, Nancy
    Physical Description: 4.0 boxes (100.0 items)
    Contributing Institution: James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library
    100 Larkin Street
    San Francisco, CA, 94102
    (415) 557-4400
    info@sfpl.org
    Abstract: These shirts were produced to commemorate gay and lesbian parades, marches, gatherings, organizations, and AIDS-related groups or events. Some subjects include San Francisco's Lesbian and Gay Freedom Day Parades and Celebrations, the San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Queer Nation, the Gay Games, and FrontRunners.
    Physical Location: The collection is stored onsite.
    Language of Materials: Collection materials are in English.

    Access

    The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Nancy Tucker T-shirt collection (GLC 25), Gay and Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library.

    Provenance

    The first 54 items were donated to the San Francisco Public Library by Nancy Tucker in May 1994, 1998. Items 55-99 were donated by Joan Annsfire and Jim Van Buskirk between 1998-2013. The Frameline 38 shirt was donated by Jeff Thomas, 2014.

    Biographical note

    Nancy Tucker collected T-shirts from events she attended.

    Scope and Contents

    These T-shirts were produced to commemorate gay and lesbian parades, marches, gatherings, organizations, and AIDS-related groups or events. Some subjects include San Francisco's Lesbian and Gay Freedom Day Parades and Celebrations, the San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Queer Nation, the Gay Games, street fairs (Folsom, Castro, and Dore Alley), and FrontRunners.

    Arrangement

    Arranged by item number.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Festivals--California--San Francisco.
    Gays--California--San Francisco--Social life and customs--20th century.
    Gays--Political activity--California--San Francisco.
    San Francisco (Calif.)--Festivals.
    T-shirts--Collectors and collecting.