button, Keep the Love Alive

Description
Gay-rights activist Cleve Jones began the AIDS Memorial Quilt with a group of friends in San Francisco in 1987. They conceived The Names Project as a way to remember and honor people who had died from AIDS. This pin-back dates from the 1989 unfolding of the Quilt on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pin
button, memorial, aids
date made
1989
maker
unknown
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 5.3975 cm
overall: 1/4 in x 2 in x 2 in; .635 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
2004.3062.06
nonaccession number
2004.3062
catalog number
2004.3062.06
subject
Gay Rights
Health & Medicine
Disabilities
Cultures & Communities
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Disabilities
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
gift of Janine Kemp Bertram

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