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Ms. Bob Davis collection
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City College of San Francisco Transgender Materials

File consists of pamphlets, programs, newsletters, and ephemera, all regarding transgender awareness and events in San Francisco.

File also contains letters, articles, a publication titled "Inside Out," and related materials regarding transgender activism at the City College of San Francisco.

Correspondence and Ephemera

File consists of posters, a program for La Cage musical, and volume 34 of SF Weekly with the cover story "Trans Formative: For more than half a century, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy has created safe havens for the transgender community." Also includes a letter from Ms. Bob for Aaron Devor listing and describing materials found in the collection.

Ms. Bob Davis collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC668
  • Collection
  • 1940 - 2016

The collection consists of materials collected by Ms. Bob Davis regarding the transgender and transsexual experience. Materials mainly include articles, publications, magazines, theatre programmes, photographs, and ephemera. Some materials specifically relate to issues surrounding the City College of San Francisco.

Photographs and Ephemera

File consists of photographs of Harvey Lee (Harvey Wilson Goodwin), a female impersonator from the mid-1900s, as well as photos of the cast of the Broadway play "La Cage aux Folles. File also contains programs, pamphlets, workbooks, newsletters (some regarding Fantasia Fair), and ephemera.

Transgender Publications

File consists of a collection of transgender magazines, newsletters, and publications, some of which include articles written by Bob Davis (MS. Bob).

The publications include:

  • Transgender Law Center's Authentic Lives, Fall 2013
  • Ssshhh!: The Newsletter of the National Transgender Library and Archive: A Publication of the Transgender Historical Society (a division of AEGIS), Volume 2, No. 1
  • Renaissance News & Views, Volume 11 No. 8, August 1997
  • Transsexual News Telegraph: The Magazine of Transsexual Culture, Spring 1995
  • Our Stories: The Newsletter of the Gay and Lesbian Historical Society of Northern California, Summer 1996
  • Beyond the Binary: A Tool Kit for Gender Identity Activism in Schools
  • Homegoing Celebration of Life for Minister Bobbie Jean Baker"
    Praise Warrior and Justice Advocate
  • Stiletto, Volume 7, Issue 1; and Volume 8, Issues 1 and 2