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Finding aid to the Jeffery Masino collection on the California AIDS Ride, 1993-2000

Finding aid prepared by Loni Shibuyama, (c) 2013

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Summary Information

Repository
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Creator - Collector
Masino, Jeffery Jon
Title
Jeffery Masino collection on the California AIDS Ride
Collection no.
Coll2012.179
Date [inclusive]
1993-2000
Extent
2.4 linear feet., 1 archive box + 1 archive flat box.
Language
English
Abstract
Administrative records, promotional material, a photograph, clippings, T-shirts and videocassettes from the Los Angeles branch of the California AIDS Ride, 1993-2000, collected by Jeffery Masino, former director of the Los Angeles office. Materials in the collection document the planning and implementation of the state-wide bicycle ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles that raised funds and created awareness of HIV/AIDS.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder #, or item name] Jeffery Masino collection on California AIDS Ride, Coll2012-179, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Biography

Jeffery Jon Masino grew up in Oxnard, California, and attended St. Bonaventure High School in Ventura. Masino built a career in philanthropic fundraising, working with Palotta Teamworks, California AIDS Ride and the Avon Breast Cancer three-day walks.

Around 2002, Masino, a film enthusiast, founded Flicker Alley, a small organization in Hollywood that specializes in producing DVD releases of silent and archival films. In 2012, Masino continues to operate Flicker Alley.

Sources:

Catania, Sara, "Fund Raising an Uphill Battle for Local AIDS Ride Activists," Los Angeles Times (May 11, 1995).

Darr, Brian, "Jeff Masino on Making Flicker Alley a Gateway to Cinema History," Keyframe (November 5, 2012) http://www.fandor.com/blog/jeff-masino-on-making-flicker-alley-a-gateway-to-cinema-history (last accessed January 4, 2013).

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Scope and Contents

The collection comprises administrative records, promotional material, a photograph, clippings, T-shirts and videocassettes from the Los Angeles branch of the California AIDS Ride, 1993-2000, collected by Jeffery Masino, former director of the Los Angeles office. The administrative records include correspondence, operations manuals, rider manuals, schedules, pamphlets, financial records, and other material documenting the planning and implementation of the state-wide bicycle event that raised funds for and created awareness of HIV/AIDS.

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Arrangement

T-shirts and videocassettes are at the end of the collection. The remaining folders are arranged chronologically.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
(c) 2013
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
(213) 821-2771
askone@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Jeffery Jon Masino, June 20, 2009.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Jacquelyn Lopez and Loni Shibuyama, January 2013.

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Related Materials

Separated Materials

The following periodicals and programs have been separated from the collection and cataloged into ONE Archives' periodicals collection:

California AIDS Ride newsletters, 1993-2001.

The Center News, 1995-1996 (Winter).

The Center News, "Special Focus: Lesbian Perspectives," Undated.

Hero, [5 issues dated from 1999-2000]

Poz, [2 issues dated from 1995-1996].

Tanqueray AIDS Ride USA, [3 issues dated from 1999-2001].

Tanqueray California AIDS Ride, [2 issues dated from 1994-1995].

TeamWorking, [4 issues dated 1998].

Update: Southern California's Gay and Lesbian Newspaper, [Issue 646 (May 11, 1994) and Issue 676 (May 18, 1994)].

The following items have been separated from this collection and placed with ONE Archives' collection of buttons and other ephemera:

"California AIDS Ride" button [white button with purple text]

"Tanqueray California AIDS Ride 1994" dog tags [with green text]

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • T-shirts
  • Video tapes

Subject(s)

  • AIDS (Disease)--Patients, Services for--California--Los Angeles County
  • AIDS activists
  • Fund raising
  • Gay men--Health & social issues--United States

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Collection contents 

Box Folder

 Clippings May 1994-June 1999 

1 1

 California AIDS Ride 1 1993-1994 

1 2-4
Box Folder

 General 1994 

1 2

 Fundraising 1993-1994 

1 3

 Route design 1993-1994 

1 4

 California AIDS Ride 2 1995   [2 folders]

1 5-6

 California AIDS Ride 3 1996 

1 7

 California AIDS Ride 4 1997 

1 8

 California AIDS Ride 5 1998 

1 9-14
Box Folder

 General 1998 

1 9

 Additional Testaments of Logistics 1998 

1 10

 Logistics Bible 1998   [3 folders]

1 11-13

 Vehicle Book 1998 

1 14

 California AIDS Ride 6 1999 

1 15-18
Box Folder

 General 1999   [2 folders]

1 15-16

 Route directions 1999 

1 17

 Print media summary 1999 

1 18

 California AIDS Ride 7 2000 

1 19

 California AIDS Rides, miscellaneous Undated   Includes 1 color photograph.

1 20
Item

 T-shirts 1994-1999   4 T-shirts + 7 long-sleeve shirts.

GAR0901-GAR0911

 Videocassettes (VHS) 

Item

 "A 33-minute video chronicle of the Pallotta TeamWorks AIDS Vaccine Rides" circa 1993-2000 

VV2774

 "California AIDS Ride 7" 2000 

VV2775

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