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Sallie M. Fiske Papers and Photographs Coll2010.005
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Career and activism Series 1. 1978-1996

Physical Description: 0.8 linear feet.

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of documents related to Sallie Fiske's work as publisher and editor-in-chief of the West Hollywood Paper, including original and carbon copies of Fiske's manuscripts, contact and circulation lists, financial documents, advertising materials, paste-ups, resumes sent to the paper, correspondence, tax documents, a City of West Hollywood Proclamation, and reporter's notes. This series also includes documents from before and after Fiske's work on the West Hollywood Paper, including manuscripts written for other magazines and newspapers, public relations press kits, resumes, news clippings, copies of articles for research, and sketches.

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically.
Box 1, Folder 1

"A Report of Statewide Study," prepared by Public Response Associates, Inc. (Briggs Initiative) April 1978

Box 1, Folder 2

"Images of Women in Animation," special guest speaker, Sallie Fiske January 28, 1981 - September 12, 1981

Box 1, Folder 3

Public relations; soaps show 1982

Box 1, Folder 4

"The Strawberry Syndrome," article by Sallie Fiske June 26 - 27, 1982

Box 1, Folder 5

"Female Characters in Disney Films," article that mentions Fiske's research July 16, 1983

Box 1, Folder 6

Contact lists circa 1983

Box 1, Folder 7-8

Manuscripts 1983-1984

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
 

West Hollywood Paper Bulk, 1984-1985 1984-1990

Box 1, Folder 9

West Hollywood Proclamation November 29, 1984

Box 3, Folder 1-2

Financial records January 1985 - May 1986

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box 3, Folder 3

Correspondence November 1985 - October 1986

Box 1, Folder 10

Clippings about the West Hollywood Paper November 18, 1985

Box 1, Folder 11

Advertising information 1985-1986

Box 1, Folder 12

Advertising materials 1985-1986

Box 1, Folder 13

Circulation lists 1985-1986

Box 1, Folder 14

Logos 1985-1986

Box 1, Folder 15-16

Manuscripts 1985-1986

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box 3, Folder 4-5

Paste-ups 1985-1986

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box 1, Folder 17

Resumes to West Hollywood Paper 1985-1986

Box 1, Folder 18

City contract; West Hollywood Street Festival June 1986

Box 1, Folder 19

Bankruptcy January 1987 - May 1990

Box 1, Folder 20

Federal taxes April 1987

Box 1, Folder 21

Terrigno (Valerie) case June 1985 - April 1986

Box 1, Folder 22

Cavendish West proposal Feberuary 1987

Box 1, Folder 23

Reporter's notebook and notes circa 1987-1988

Box 1, Folder 24

Untitled manuscripts 1988

Box 1, Folder 25

Gay and Lesbian Task Force of West Hollywood; Gay and Lesbian Pride Parade June 1988

Box 1, Folder 26-27

Orange County July - August 1988

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box 2, Folder 1

Peter McAlear 40th Birthday October 8, 1989

Box 2, Folder 2

Diane di Prima; gay and AIDS October - November 1990

Box 2, Folder 3

Square Peg Magazine January 4, 1996

Box 3, Folder 6

Miscellaneous news clippings and articles August 1987 - April 1995

 

Personal Series 2. 1958-2004

Physical Description: 0.8 linear feet.

Series Scope and Contents

This series consists of a last will and testament written by Sallie Fiske; correspondence; notes; letters and cards written to Fiske in late 1958-1959 from her lesbian lover, Laurie; financial records; contact lists; tax records; mementos; and copies of the manuscript, "The Squeeze," by Deborah Leschin and "The Fire, The Family," by Ann Solomon.
Box 2, Folder 4

Last will and testament No date

Box 2, Folder 5

Resumes No date

 

Correspondence 1958-1990

Box 3, Folder 7

Laurie (originals) October 1958 - December 1959

Box 3, Folder 8

Laurie (photocopies) October 1958 - December 1959

Box 2, Folder 6

Employment August 1981 - April 1982

Box 2, Folder 7-8

Candy Laughlin April - August 1983

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box 2, Folder 9

Eloise Klein Healy June 25, 1988

General Physical Description note: includes 1 photograph (5x7 in.): b&w.
Box 3, Folder 9

Willum Tompkins July 16, 1988

Box 2, Folder 10

General 1983-1990

Box 2, Folder 11

Estate sale, financial records, and correspondence June 1987 - July 1994

Box 2, Folder 12

Handwritten notes No date

Box 2, Folder 13

Health August 12, 1983

 

Manuscripts by others circa 1979-1990

Box 2, Folder 14

"Towards the New Frontiers of Fairy Vision," by Harry Hay November 23, 1979

Box 2, Folder 15

"The Fire, The Family," by Ann Solomon No date

Box 2, Folder 16

"The Squeeze," by Deborah Leschin No date

Box 2, Folder 17

Mementos 1985

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
Box 2, Folder 18

Poem to Noreen 1987

Box 3, Folder 10-12

Financial records 1975-1990

Physical Description: 3.0 folders.
Oversize 1

City of West Hollywood Remembrance April 18, 2004

Box 2, Folder 19

Miscellaneous circa 1988

 

Photographs, negatives, and slides Series 3. 1985-1986

Physical Description: 3.0 linear feet.

Series Scope and Contents

This series consists of photographs, contact sheets, and negatives related to the West Hollywood Paper and Fiske's personal life. This series is divided into two subseries: (3.1) West Hollywood Paper and (3.2) Personal. There are hundreds of photographs, mostly black and white, as well as corresponding and non-corresponding contact sheets and negatives. This series also consists of approximately sixty color slides.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically.
 

West Hollywood Paper Subseries 3.1. 1985-1986

Physical Description: 1.4 linear feet.

Subseries Scope and Contents

This subseries contains photographs, negatives, and slides pertaining to Sallie Fiske's work as publisher and editor-in-chief of the West Hollywood Paper.
Box 4, Folder 1

List of photos on contact sheets for West Hollywood Paper 1985-1986

Box 4, Folder 2

Advertising 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: Negatives and contact sheet.

Scope and Contents note

Includes negatives for Lord's Limo and Gayle Wilson.
Box 4, Folder 3

Andy Summers opening 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: negatives
Box 4, Folder 4-7

Architecture; buildings 1985-1986

Physical Description: 4.0 folders.
General Physical Description note: 5 photographs (5x7 in.): b&w; 26 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 36 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 22 contact sheets, 25 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs and negatives of Esprit de Corp Building; West Hollywood City Hall - The Boulevard; Piazza del Sol Building; The Body Shop; Art and Architecture - Books for the 20th Century; Roxy; Book Soup; Sunset Plaza; Beverly Center; Ma Maison Hotel; The Granville Hotel; San Vicente; Cedar-Sinai Medical Center; Max Factor Family Tower; Liberty Printing Company; Arturo's Flowers; St. James's Club; Fleurs du Jour; Black Sea; West Hollywood Opportunity Center; chinese food; firemen; Los Angeles County Fire Department; Los Angeles Fire Station #7; and Schindler House, 1921.
Includes photographs by Joe La Russo and Philip Ehrens.
Box 4, Folder 8

Art 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 1 photograph (5x7 in.):b&w; 15 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 4 photographs (8x10 in.):b&w; 8 contact sheets; 9 negative sheets; 3 color postcards.

Scope and Contents note

Includes art postcards for Anna Holmer: Voyages; Brock Klein: Ruth Bachofner Gallery; and Richard Cronin Art. Also, includes photographs of card readers; jugglers; Fiona Whitney Gallery; Wild Blue; and St. Patrick's Day party.
Includes photographs by Ann Solomon.
Box 4, Folder 9

Christmas 1985

General Physical Description note: 4 contact sheets, 4 negative sheets
Box 4, Folder 10

Circus Vargas 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 1 contact sheet, 1 negative sheet
Box 4, Folder 11

City shots 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 7 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 1 photograph (5x10 in.): b&w; 7 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 1 contact sheet; 1 negative sheet.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Bank of Los Angeles; Audobon Society; Petersen Building; Chateau Marmont; Imperial Gardens; Back to the Future billboard; and After Hours billboard.
Box 4, Folder 12

Cover photos 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 7 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 16 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 3 photographs (9x12 in.): b&w; 2 contact sheets; 2 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Jewish children; homeless people; street walkers; Petersen Building; Joys Toys; and high school football.
Includes photographs by Joe la Russo.
Box 4, Folder 13

Events, unidentified 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 15 contact sheets and 20 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of members of City of West Hollywood Council.
Box 4, Folder 14

Feature 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 15 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 1 contact sheet; 2 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Billboard Factory and Fairfax Vitalization.
Box 4, Folder 15-17

Groups, people 1985-1986

Physical Description: 3.0 folders.
General Physical Description note: 5 photographs (3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.): b&w; 4 photographs (5x7 in.): b&w; 21 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 21 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 15 contact sheets; 19 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Canter's Fairfax; Valerie Terrigno; BAPA mixer held at Revolver, with Jeff Bowman, Jeff Bustamante; Jeff Butzin: Troika van Tryon Wonderland Design Company; Vanguard Photography; Dr. Spock; Bruce Jay; George Moreno; Richard Bochenek; Log Cabin Republican Club; marathon; Rock Hudson We Love You; Tom Fournier, Sallie Fiske, Noreen Hill-Duffy; Noreen Hill-Duffy, Tom Fournier; Arthur Lawrence and civic activists Margo and Bud Siegel; city birthday: Carlos N Charlie's; and high school students.
Includes photographs by Jillian Steinberg and Anita Marto.
Box 5, Folder 1-5

Individuals 1985-1986

Physical Description: 5.0 folders.
General Physical Description note: 11 photographs (3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.): b&w; 11 photographs (4x5 in.): b&w; 14 photographs (5x7 in.): b&w; 14 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 33 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 30 contact sheets; 19 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Alan Viterbi; Valerie Terrigno; Paul Brotzman; West Hollywood city councilmembers; Cantor Nathan Katzman and son Mark; Isaaz Asimov; Severyn Ashkenazy; Paula Van Ness, AIDS Project Los Angeles; Festival of Lights; Don Genhart, election night; celebrity fashion show; softball team players: Jessica, Rick, Ana, Franco, Amanda, Andrea, Gina and Jason; Association of Invalids and Veterans of WWII from Russia; homeless people; Robert Banks; Chabad Lubavitch Center Russian Synagogue; AIDS Walk Los Angeles Jazz Concert; Koontz; Steven J; Indiana Joan's; Melrose; and Festival of Lights, 1985.
Includes photographs by Vanguard Photography and Art Zeesman Photography.
Box 5, Folder 6-7

Interior 1985-1986

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
General Physical Description note: 10 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 4 contact sheets; 3 negative sheets.
Box 5, Folder 8

Jewish event, unidentified 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 1 contact sheet, 1 negative sheet.
Box 5, Folder 9

John Heilman for Mayor 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 2 contact sheets, 2 negative sheets.
Box 5, Folder 10

Le Belage Hotel 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 4 contact sheets, 3 negative sheets.
Box 5, Folder 11

Ma Maison construction site 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 1 negative sheet.
Box 5, Folder 12

Malcolm's 30th Birthday circa 1985

General Physical Description note: 1 contact sheet, 1 negative sheet.
Box 5, Folder 13

Municipal Elections Committee of Los Angeles (MECLA) event 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 1 contact sheet, 1 negative sheet.
Box 5, Folder 14

Melrose 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 1 negative sheet.
Box 5, Folder 15

News shots 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 3 photographs (5x7 in.): b&w; 18 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 7 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 8 contact sheets; 13 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Neighborhood to Neighborhood; West Hollywood Union; Victim William Kraft; Mayor Tom Bradley; Paula Van Ness, executive director APLA; David R. Carpenter, Chief Executive Officer Transamerica Life Companies; Center for Early Education; Los Angeles Sheriffs; war memorial; wanted poster photocopy; Carney's; Screen Actor's Guild; Yellow Submarine; and King Road Construction to upgrade apartment complex.
Includes photographs by Jaime and Jeff Share.
Box 5, Folder 16-17

Oddities of West Hollywood 1985-1986

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
General Physical Description note: 3 photographs (5x7 in.): b&w; 32 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 12 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 16 contact sheets; 16 negatives.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of West Hollywood Marathon; West Hollywood Babas; Going Ape Over the King of Monsters; unveiling the West Hollywood sign at EZTV, April 15, 1986; fashion at Fairfax High School; West Hollywood street sign; Melrose; Jimbo; West Hollywood swap meet; Maya; and movie star maps.
Includes photographs by James Williams, Josh Weidman, and Anita Marto.
Box 5, Folder 18-19

OLEO 1985-1986

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
General Physical Description note: 2 photographs (5x7 in.): b&w; 32 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 21 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 9 contact sheets; 14 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Helen Albert: Welcome to West Hollywood; Rose Tattoo; Health Fair Expo 1986; Alfia and Ken Hollywood; 2 photocopy collages; Esthetics Hair Salon; gallery opening; Boulevard Holiday Lights; celebrity fashion show; Candy Clark; Barbara Bain; Casandra Petersen; and Fernando Allende.
Includes photographs by Jaime Enos.
Box 6, Folder 1

Parks 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 1 photograph (5x8 in.): b&w.
Box 6, Folder 2

Personality 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 1 photograph (2x4 in.): b&w; 9 photographs (5x7 in.): b&w; 11 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 8 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 1 contact sheet; 2 negative sheets; 4 color slides.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Pro-Peace Fashion Show; Linda Blair; Joel Higgins; "Visiting Kids," photo by Gary Leonard; Debbie Allen; Jesse Jackson; Attack Gallery; Donna McKechnie; Paula Van Ness; Richard Dreyfuss; Jeramie Dreyfuss; Phillis Diller; Marilyn Lewis; Harry Lewis; "Over the Rainbow"; The Perines; Patty Duke, SAG President; Chris Uszler, Chairperson AGLA; Rabbi Kolin; Elizabeth Taylor; "Visiting Kids" photo by Dennis Potokar; Justin Smith; and Cathy Wong.
Includes photographs by Sandy Dwyer and Gary Leonard.
Box 6, Folder 3

Playboy Jazz Festival 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 1 negative sheet.
Box 6, Folder 4-5

Police and fire 1985-1986

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
General Physical Description note: 2 photographs (3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.): b&w; 12 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 2 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 12 contact sheets; 17 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Jim Cook; Sheriff's Patch Dolls; crime prevention; John Parks, West Hollywood City Council; Captain Jim Cook; Sargent Larry Schwartz; West Hollywood Sheriff's Department; firemen open house; firemen: long ladder; Richard LaVoi; Los Angeles County Fire Department; and Fire People: Frosted Flakes briefing.
Box 6, Folder 6

Protests, rallies, demonstrations 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 1 photograph (5x7 in.): b&w; 2 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 3 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 2 contact sheets; 2 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Los Angeles Sex Information Helpline (LASIH), Los Angeles Free Clinic; A History of National Oppression; City of West Hollywood flag; and fight for animal rights.
Box 6, Folder 7

Restaurants 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 9 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 7 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 1 contact sheet; 1 negative sheet.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Formosa Café; Cock & Bull; Barney's Beanery; Canter's; Doug Weston's Troubadour; and Revolver.
Box 6, Folder 8

School children 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 2 photographs (3x5 in.): b&w; 1 photographs (5x7 in.): b&w; 11 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 3 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 2 contact sheets; 3 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of fashion at Fairfax High School; high school football; school plays; and Hollywood Temple Beth-El.
Box 6, Folder 9

Seniors 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 9 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 2 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 1 contact sheet; 1 negative sheet.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of seniors at Plummer Park.
Box 6, Folder 10-11

Signs 1985-1986

Physical Description: 2.0 folders.
General Physical Description note: 1 photograph (3x5 in.): b&w; 26 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w; 31 photographs (8x10 in.): b&w; 9 contact sheets; 9 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Barney's Beanery; Koala Blue; Industrial Revolution; Hard Times; Maya; Bagit; Time After Time; Fleshmetic; Steven G. Floral Designs; Melrose Avenue Candy Company; Brooks Baths; Flip; Formosa Café; Zeitlin and ver Brugge Booksellers; Billboards at Night; Flashfeet of London; Doug Weston's Troubadour; Drake's; Hadar Orthodox; Cliff Raven Custom Tattoo; Kings Road; Tower Records; Fairfax High School; West Hollywood; New Orleans Square; Valentina Studio West; La Lanterne; Arturo's Flowers; Canter Brothers; Cottura, Splash; Wild Blue; The Sorcerer's Shop; Sunset 405; Fleurs du Jour; El Morocco Restaurant; Park Sunset Hotel; Fairfax Cinemas; Pussycat Theatre; Hollyway Cleaners; Pleasure Chest; The Boulevard 8611; and The Great Peace March.
Includes photographs by Anita Marto and Ramon Naguit.
Graphic materials 6, Folder 12

Tom Proctor 5/10K Run circa 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 4 photographs (5x7 in.): b&w.
Box 6, Folder 13

Vehicles 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 2 photographs (5x8 in.): b&w.
Box 6, Folder 14

West Hollywood Marathon 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 2 contact sheets, 4 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs by Anita Marto.
Box 6, Folder 15

Miscellaneous negatives 1985-1986

General Physical Description note: 10 contact sheets, 15 negative sheets.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Hampton Court.
 

Personal Subseries 3.2. circa 1985

Physical Description: 0.2 linear foot.

Subseries Scope and Contents

This series contains photographs and slides pertaining to the personal life of Sallie Fiske.
Graphic materials 6, Folders 16-18

Sallie Fiske "Storyboard": beloved friend, gay activist, and journalist circa 1929-2004

Scope and Contents note

These folders consist of a series of images printed onto paper of Sallie Fiske at various stages in her life from when she was a young girl to the last few years of her life.
Graphic materials 6, Folder 16

"Young Sallie" circa 1935-1946

Graphic materials 6, Folder 17

"Early Adult Years" 1947-1953

Graphic materials 6, Folder 18

"Last 25 Years" 1979-2004

Graphic materials 6, Folder 19

Sallie Fiske with other individuals circa 1984-1995

General Physical Description note: 11 photographs: b&w, col.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Fiske with Valerie Terrigno, Barbara Boxer and other unidentified individuals.
Graphic materials 6, Folder 20

Leslie's graduation No date

General Physical Description note: 4 photographs: b&w, col.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs of Valerie Terrigno.
Graphic materials 6, Folder 21

Pet dog No date.

General Physical Description note: 9 photographs : b&w, col.
Graphic materials 6, Folder 22

Stephen M. White statue No date.

General Physical Description note: 1 photograph: b&w.
Graphic materials 6, Folder 23

Unidentified people 1985

General Physical Description note: 3 photographs: b&w, col.
Box 6, Folder 24

Slides No date

General Physical Description note: 57 color slides.