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

Acid Punch
A masked employee of the Fairoaks is showing that the acid punch container is now empty. Acid punch was often served free at Full Moon Parties.

Full Moon Parties were often costume parties. A patron poses in the office for a portrait.

From Rio to New York City to San Francisco. At the Fairoaks he worked as a DJ, and receptionist, and was a proud member of the Fairoaks “family crew” from its conception.

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