2002 Wyo AIDS Walk

Description (Brief):

Matthew Shepard was a college student, targeted for being gay, robbed, and brutally murdered in Laramie, Wyoming, in 1998. This is one of many T-shirts sent to the Shepards after Matt's murder.

Description (Brief)

Off-white short sleeved tee shirt, size XL. Front of tee shirt features the words "Wyo AIDS Walk 2002 / April 20th / Take the First Step / Laramie, Wyoming" in black, red and gray prints as well as the image of a cowboy boot. Back of tee shirt features a list of sponsors in black print.

Date Made: 2002

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Gay RightsLGBTQ RightsLGBTQ


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Dennis and Judy Shepard

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2019.0004.11Catalog Number: 2019.0004.11Accession Number: 2019.0004

Object Name: tee shirt

Physical Description: cotton (overall material)Measurements: overall: 30 in x 41 in; 76.2 cm x 104.14 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-ff14-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1935143

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