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The Ted Sahl Social Justice Collection represents the work of local photojournalist Theodore Sahl (Ted). A long term resident ofSan José, Sahl, documented social, political, and cultural events in the Bay Area through photography. His early work largely focused on theLesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in San José, but he also documented a range of social protest movements andpolitical events from the 1970s to the present. This collection represents the culmination of his work over the last thirty years, and is acompanion to the Ted Sahl Collection, which documents the LGTB community from 1976-2001, and the Black Americana Collection.