Disco Archive. Consisting of 54 items from the 1970s.

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.