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Title
Church anniversary celebration
Creator
Ted Sahl (photographer)
Date Created and/or Issued
1980
Contributing Institution
San José State University, Special Collections and Archives
Collection
Ted Sahl Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Written on verso of photograph: "Reverend Sky Anderson, (left), celebrates the 8th anniversary of the San Jose Chapter of United Fellowship Metropolitan Community Church (UFMCC) (1980) Fig. 88." Sky Anderson was pastor of UFMCC in San Jose from 1979 to 1982. He was also active with the "No on 6" campaigners. Proposition 6 was an anti-gay school initiative introduced by Senator John Briggs. From Ted Sahl, "From closet to community: a quest for gay & lesbian liberation in San Jose & Santa Clara County," (2002), p.105
Photograph shows Reverend Sky Anderson (left) and a group of men and women celebrating the 8th anniversary of the San Jose Chapter of the United Fellowship Metropolitan Community Church. There is a sheet cake on a table with a lit candle in the shape of the number 8. The group is singing while Reverend Anderson and another man are cutting the cake together.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
3.3 x 5.5 in.
Identifier
http://digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/sjsusahl/id/922
Language
English
Subject
Anniversaries
Cakes
Churches
Gays
Singing
Gay clergy
Gays--Religious life
Place
San Jose
California
Source
Ted Sahl Collection
Relation
Series III Box 8, folder 49

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