#Archiving

State of the Archive: Scanning the Mizer Estate

July 07, 2016
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A concerned member of the Foundation wrote us in regard to the scanning of the Mizer negatives. He was thinking that these negatives must be scanned NOW. My response shows why that is impossible currently, and that they must be......

Volunteer Spotlight - Devin Baker

August 02, 2015
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Each month in this newsletter, we hope to spotlight one of our volunteers both onsite and offsite.This month, meet Devin Baker of San Jose....

Happy Birthday Bob!

March 27, 2015
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Bob Mizer, the reach of your message and talents is spreading further than you might have ever imagined in your lifetime. Your work and vision now transcends far beyond the gay community that you helped to create 65 years ago, and......

MIZER'S LEGACY CONTINUES, THANKS TO YOU!

March 24, 2014
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Thank you! We are humbled by your caring and generosity for Bob Mizer and the legacy he left behind. The story of saving Bob Mizer’s vast archive of five decades of photographs began as a labor of love, it became an obsession,......

ARCHIVING A LEGEND

April 16, 2013
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With the generous support from last year's Kickstarter campaign the archiving process has hit full force! We have been able to start the Herculean feat of moving a quarter million 4x5 black and white negatives from Bob Mizer’s original......

Discovering Bob Mizer’s Portraits

March 10, 2009
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In the implementation of our new archiving system, we are constantly reminded of just how prolific Bob Mizer truly was. He produced new images almost daily, and while most of his photographs focus on the male body, Mizer did in......

State of The Archive: June 2016

June 17, 2016
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I've been wanting to write this post for quite awhile now. It should have been a simple update to our current project cataloging about 700,000 photographic slides shot by Bob Mizer over several decades. The problem is, myself and my team......