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Images of the Past: Rare Video Footage of Fire Island in 1976 – Video

NYC video artist Nelson Sullivan died of a heart attack in 1989 leaving behind almost 1,200 hours of footage of the  Downtown New York scene and Fire Island.

Below is a 7:00 minute video that Nelson took on Fire Island in 1976. 



Will Kohler

Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, journalist and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story,

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