Disco Archive. Consisting of 54 items from the 1970s:
Five Kodachrome Slides of The Rainbow Ranch. Np, Nd [Lansing, MI].
Two color 3 ½” x 5” photos showing a large room with speakers, turntables, sound equipment, extensive lighting: handwritten on verso “Heavy Custom Sound, NY”.
Four color photos prints taken at night of interior dancefloors and light shows; measuring 8 3/4” x 6 1/4”. Featuring the “Curtain of Light” and the “Neon Lighting Feature” in use at The Warehouse, Leeds (UK); “Light Curtain & Infinity” at La Valbonne, Swansea (it had a 22,000 square foot main room); and one other photo (place not identified). Stamped on verso - Credit: Illusion Lighting Int’l, Surrey (UK) . address
Two full page color ads, 8 ¼” x 11 ¼”, from Discothekin’ Magazine: featuring Design Circuit Inc. and a variety of light systems, w/ long list of clients nationwide; and Ultra-Volta Discoware, fluorescent jewelry designs w/ price list.
One Kodachrome Slide of Disco-Van 2000, The Traveling Discotheque, featuring three smiling people - Norma Goodridge, Stash Furman and David diSernia, Production Manager. With, b/w photo still 10” x 8” of same people in same pose but w/out fog machine in front. Handwritten on verso is 511 West 54th St., NY, NY 10019. (Address of theater located in Hell’s Kitchen - now a non-profit theater space).
15 b/w photographs on glossy paper, measuring 10’ x 5”: stills of disco sound system components, credit: American Acoustic Labs. Held together w/ paper clip, letterhead of Ray Herbeck, Jr., “Talent and Booking Publishing Co., Disco, The Book”, Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 9.
[Sample Issue] Disco Product News. July/August/September, 1979. Folio size, 4pp., b/w photos of ads for equipment, including a “mobile disco rig” by Magic Disco, SoundDynamics, Kansas City, MO. Fascinating DJ Culture.
Eighteen Kodachrome Slides of Models and Disco Hairstyles, credit, Shearpower Int’l.
With, four b/w photo stills, 10” x 8”, of same photos & models in disco fashion hairstyles, showing intricate weaves.
(Book) Disco. Written and Choreographed by Jena Lauren. Photography, Production and Design by Paul S. Hodara. LA: Price, Stern, Sloan, 1979. 4to size. 62pp., profusely illustrated w/ b/w photos of dance steps with detailed explanation, couples out on dance floor, includes an important List of Discotheques in America at rear. B/w pictorial wraps., the word Disco in silver letters on front cover, covers lightly rubbed, else generally Good.