People vs. Owen Bathhouse Closure Litigation Records, 1984-1987
Owning Institution: San Francisco Public Library
About this CollectionCourt documents and other records related to the case People of the State of California, ex rel. George Agnost, et al. vs. Ima Jean Owen, et al. (Superior Court No. 830-321), aka People vs. Owen, filed October 10, 1984, by San Francisco City Attorney George Agnost and Director of Public Health Mervyn Silverman, in an effort to close fourteen bathhouses, sex clubs, bookstores, and adult movie theaters by claiming them to be a public nuisance, in response to the burgeoning AIDS epidemic. San Francisco History Center SFH 31 . View collection guide.
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