PHOTOS: Bathhouse History Lesson

These amazing Polaroids from the heyday of the Fairoaks Hotel capture the feel of being in a bathhouse in 1978 like no other images can.

BY Christopher Harrity

June 28 2014 3:00 AM ET

Gay Pride #9
Standing on the Fairoaks Pride float, the photographer poses on Market Street with the Sheraton Palace Hotel.

Night of the Jock
Fairoaks handout

A candid moment is captured between two guys in the hallway next to Room 10. One has a room key on his wrist and the other holds a paper cup generally used for the acid punch during parties.

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