The American School in Switzerland

Description (Brief):

Matthew Shepard was a college student, targeted for being gay, robbed, and brutally murdered in Laramie, Wyoming, in 1998. He attended The American School in Lugano Switzerland during the last two years of high school. His family moved to Saudi Arabia because his father was working for an oil company there. Matthew went to a boarding school.

Description (Brief)

White short sleeved tee shirt, size XL. Front of tee shirt features a school emblem and the words "TASIS.The American School in Switzerland" in green print.

Date Made: 1995

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: LGBTQ RightsLGBTQGay Rights


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Dennis and Judy Shepard

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2019.0004.09Catalog Number: 2019.0004.09Accession Number: 2019.0004

Object Name: tee shirt

Physical Description: cotton (overall material)Measurements: overall: 29 in x 38 in; 73.66 cm x 96.52 cm


Record Id: nmah_1935141

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