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Title
Leonard Matlovich
Creator
Sahl, Ted (photographer)
Date Created and/or Issued
1979
Contributing Institution
San José State University, Special Collections and Archives
Collection
Ted Sahl Collection
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Description
Written on sleeve holding photograph: "Leonard Matlovich; Benefit for Golden Gate Business Ass., Desperados, Campbell." Matlovich first gained notoriety in the mid 1970s by fighting to stay in the United States Air Force after coming coming out as gay. Leonard Matlovich was later an AIDS activist. See Ted Sahl, "From Community to Closet"; (2002), p. 127 and 226.
Photograph is a portrait of AIDS activist, Leonard Matlovich wearing a suit and tie. There is a button with a triangle in it pinned to his jacket, and he is attending a benefit for Golden Gate Business Association, at Desperados in Campbell.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
4.3 x 2.8 in.
Identifier
http://digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/sjsusahl/id/1287
Subject
Activists
AIDS (Disease)
Button (Information artifacts)
Fund raising
Gay men
Portrait photographs
Gay culture
Place
Campbell
California
Source
Ted Sahl Collection
Relation
Series III, Box 8, Folders 36

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