Photographs, scripts, programs, and related
records documenting Pat Rocco's careers in radio, television, and theater;
erotic still and motion picture photographer and producer; photojournalist;
provider of emergency shelter for the homeless; and known for his charity,
organizational, and collaborative work on behalf of gay and lesbian community
in Southern California, primarily Los Angeles, and later in Hawaii. The bulk of
the collection documents Rocco's life from the late 1960s through
Pat Rocco, an entertainer, photographer, and an activist has appeared on
radio and on television; performed, produced and directed for the stage;
photographed, produced, and directed motion pictures; participated, organized
and documented the struggle for equal rights for gays and lesbians in Southern
California and in Hawaii; provided emergency shelter and job training for the
homeless, and has been with his partner, David Kirk Ghee (known as David Kirk),
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