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Guide to the Bill Bytsura ACT UP Photography Collection
1981-2012 (Bulk 1989-1997)
 MSS 313

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Collection processed by Anna Gurton-Wachter with Rhyannon J. Rodriguez, 2012-2013.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 23, 2013

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Bytsura, Bill
Title: Bill Bytsura ACT UP Photography Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1981-2012
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1989-1997
Abstract: Bill Bytsura is a photographer who extensively documented ACT UP and other unaffiliated AIDS awareness movements across the United States and in Europe throughout the late 1980s and 1990s. The collection includes studio-style portraits of each activist, along with their personal statements. Portraits include prominent activists such as Larry Kramer, Ann Northrop, Tim Bailey, Luke Sissyfag Montgomery, Didier Lestrade, Peter Staley, and Terry Stogdell. The collection also documents AIDS demonstrations, political funerals, and related publications.
Quantity: 10.0 boxes (8 record cartons, 2 Flat boxes)
Call Phrase: MSS 313