Davies, Diana, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Digital surrogates must be used in lieu of original photographs.
The collection consists of black and white photographic prints, color slides and negatives taken by Diana Davies during the late 1960's through the 1970's. The subjectsinclude representatives of several New York gay and lesbian organizations including the Gay Liberation Front and Lavender Menace, and demonstrations, marches and meetings. Individuals photographed include Rita Mae Brown(activist and writer), Jill Johnston (writer and critic), Bob Kohler (co-founder of the Gay Liberation Front), and Kady Van Deurs (activist and writer). The collection alsoincludes a small amount printed material.
Diana Davies, a photographer, began her career as a musician in the early 1960's. Her interest in pursuing photography as a profession began when she took pictures of fellow musicians. Since that time she has photographeda wide variety of subjects from individuals engaged in daily activities to demonstrations for gay and lesbian rights. Davies' photographs have been published in many newspapers, journals, books and magazines, such as The NewYork Times, The Washington Post, the Boston Globe, Life, and Sing Out!
Controlled Access Terms
- Demonstrations -- New York (State)
- Demonstrations -- New York (N.Y.)
- Gay activists.
- Gay rights.
- Lesbian activists.
Additional Creator Names
- Brown, Rita Mae.
- Johnston, Jill.
- Kohler, Bob.
- Kady, 1927-
- Gay Liberation Front.
- Lavender Menace.