Diana Davies (b. 1938) is an American photographer, playwright, painter, graphic artist, illustrator, and musician who was one of the leading photojournalists documenting the feminist and gay liberation movement of the 1960s and ’70s. Her photographs cover the early days of diverse women’s and LGBT social movements, as well as the Civil Rights, Peace, and farmworkers’ rights movements. Her work is housed in the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections located in the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, the New York Public Library, Howard University, the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, the Sophia Smith collection at Smith College, and the Swarthmore Peace collection.
Davies left high school without finishing and worked as a waitress and dishwasher while pursuing a musical career.