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Zazu Nova
Additional title: Zazu Nova at Gay Liberation Front meeting
Davies, Diana, 1938- (Photographer)

Diana Davies photographs

Portraits - Individuals


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1968 - 1975 (Approximate)
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 732
Gay activists
Gay rights
Lesbian activists
Nova, Zazu
Content: Identity of sitter is disputed. Title is derived from photographer's handwritten note on the back of the photograph: Marsha P. Johnson (ok G.L.F + S.T.A.R) at a GLF meeting.
Citation/reference: Identified as Zazu Nova by multiple sources. See page 48 in Stephan L. Cohen, The Gay Liberation Youth Movement in New York: "An Army of Lovers Cannot Fail," New York, Routledge: 2017.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 10 7/8 x 13 7/8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14442517
MSS Unit ID: 732
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 19.01.095
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 20.01.FORT61
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bd4d3240-c5b0-012f-a46f-58d385a7bc34
Copyright Notice
Photo by Diana Davies
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1968: Created (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Zazu Nova" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1968 - 1975. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-57a3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Zazu Nova" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 17, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-57a3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1968 - 1975). Zazu Nova Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-57a3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Zazu Nova