button, The Quilt

Description (Brief):

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.

Date Made: n.d.

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: DisabilitiesLGBTQ RightsLGBTQGay Rights

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Disabilities

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Credit Line: gift of Janine Kemp Bertram

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2004.3062.04Nonaccession Number: 2004.3062Catalog Number: 2004.3062.04

Object Name: pinbutton, memorial, aids

Physical Description: metal (overall material)paper (overall material)plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 5.715 cm x 5.715 cmoverall: 3/8 in x 3 in x 3 in; .9525 cm x 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-6f62-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1277144

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