Patrick T. Gertschen photograph collection

Title

Patrick T. Gertschen photograph collection

Description

Photograph albums, scrapbooks, and loose photographs taken by Patrick T. Gertschen (aka Pat O’Brien), at various LGBT community events from the 1970s through 1990s. Coverage includes events of The Academy Awards of Washington, Inc.; various drag events; Mid-Atlantic Leather; leather community events; Capital Pride; national marches and other rallies.

Table Of Contents

The photographs are arranged as 26 events in 22 albums; and several other events in dozens of envelopes. Low-res scans of the following albums are available upon request:
  • 1976--Miss America A (16 images)
  • 1976--Miss America B (39 images)
  • 1976--Prince Charming (74 images)
  • 1977--19th Academy Awards of Washington (31 images)
  • 1977--Miss Boardwalk (75 images)
  • 1981 May--Miss Universe (178 images)
  • 1982 April--Royal Ball-Queen of Hearts (138 images)
  • 1983--Miss Universe (77 images)
  • 1983--Royal Ball (94 images)
  • 1986--Miss Universe (76 images)
  • Undated--Unknown Event 02 (18 images)
  • 1987--Royal Ball (261 images)
  • 1990--Royal Ball (144 images)

Additional albums include:
  • Mr. Eagle (Year Unknown) (49 images)
  • 1985 May Oscars (62 images)
  • 1992 Mid-Atlantic Leather (84 images)
  • 1993 March on Washington (59 images)
  • 1993 Mid-Atlantic Leather (87 images)
  • 1993 Royal Ball (45 images)
  • 1994 Mid-Atlantic Leather (90 images)
  • 1994 Mr. Gay Maryland All American (54 images)
  • 1994 Pride (24 images)
  • 1994--Royal Ball A (50 images)
  • 1994--Royal Ball B (64 images)
Packets of photographs never put into albums include:
  • 1987 Royal Ball
  • 1989 Unknown Event
  • 1989 Sept Royal Ball
  • 1990 Gay Pride
  • 1990 Prince Charming Royal Ball
  • 1993 Mid-Atlantic Leather

Creator

Patrick T. Gertschen is the photographer responsible for all images.

Source

Gift of the Estate of Patrick T. Gertschen, 2015.

Date

1976-1995

Rights

No restrictions on the use of the images for non-profit, educational purposes. The use of materials in for-profit projects, and any revenue sharing agreements, must be approved by the Donor, or his delegate. Contact Rainbow History Project, Inc., for further information.

Access Rights

No restrictions on access.

License

The Donor has transferred the copyright of all images to the Rainbow History Project, Inc. Contact RHP for information on use.

Items in the Patrick T. Gertschen photograph collection Collection

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