New Collection: Ted Sahl Collection

The Ted Sahl Collection is a selection of 1091 photographs from the original digital collection housed in San Jose State University Special Collections and Archives .

Ted Sahl is an award winning photojournalist from San Jose who has documented social and political events in the Bay area since 1970s*. He is known for his engagement with the LGBT community and photographic work depicting the LGBT movement and also gay and lesbian life from 1976-2010. Sahl has also authored the book From Closet to Community: A Quest for Gay and Lesbian Liberation in San José & Santa Clara County (2002).

Ted Sahl talks about the inspiration for his work in this interview on Outlook Video from 2007:

* Sahl (Ted) Archives: A Collection of San José Gay and Lesbian History, Online Archives of California