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Mizer's Legacy Continues, thanks to you!

You did it!  We are humbled by your caring and generosity  for Bob Mizer and the legacy he left behind.  We hit our goal and went over it! You’ll get a communication poll shortly, so we can arrange taking care of your rewards and get your mailing addresses.  We also want your input on films you'd like to see be made available ahead of others, your favorites models and story lines. The story of saving Bob Mizer’s vast archive of photographs spanning 5 decades began as a labor of love, it became an obsession, and with your help, it's become a movement. We can't thank you enough. Through your generosity, through your enthusiasm, through your tireless campaigning on our behalf...

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Archiving a Legend

With the generous support from last year's Kickstarter campaign the archiving process has hit full force! We have been able to start the Herculean feat of moving a quarter million 4x5 black and white negatives from Bob Mizer’s original paper storage sleeves to new archival poly pages. In addition, the new database is constantly growing and we are learning new ways everyday to propel the process even faster to get Mizer’s work to its new home. Along the way we’ve come across artifacts such as letters to and from Mizer and of course hundreds of models who've been unseen for decades.

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