Photographic slide of marchers with "Salsa Soul Sisters" banners

Photograph by
Dr. Simmons, Ron, American, 1950 - 2020
Subject of
Salsa Soul Sisters, American, founded 1974
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1983
Medium
reversal film and plastic
Dimensions
H x W: 2 × 2 in. (5.1 × 5.1 cm)
Description
A color photographic slide of marchers in the New York City Gay Pride Parade holding a white banner with the words [SALSA SOUL SISTERS 3RD WORLD WOMEN] printed in black. Just behind them, two women hold a red banner with lavender lettering outlined in yellow reading [THIRD WORLD GAY WOMEN SALSA SOUL]. Behind them, the street is filled with marchers, some of whom carry balloons in colors of red, lavender, yellow, white, black, green and pink. One lavender balloon reads [CLOSETS ARE FOR CLOTHES]. The slide is housed in a white encasement and [SEP 83] is printed at the bottom in red ink. The back of the slide has [Ektachrome SLIDE] printed in blue ink at the bottom and [PROCESSED BY KODAK] printed in red at the top.
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
The Ron Simmons Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Movement
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Type
color slides
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Identity
LGBTQ
Sexuality
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ron Simmons
Object number
TA2019.38.1.1.1.15
Restrictions & Rights
© Ron Simmons
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d3d31fc9-6425-497a-88d0-072b0955d2dd
3 image(s)