4-H Home Economics

Description (Brief):

Matthew Shepard was a college student, targeted for being gay, robbed, and brutally murdered in Laramie, Wyoming, in 1998.

Description (Brief)

Matt took his Casper-winning cornbread entry to the Wyoming State Fair. He thought that he'd have won a higher-ranked ribbon but the cornbread was getting dried out by the time of the State Fair.

Description (Brief)

Blue ribbon with gold printing and the 4-H logo from the Wyoming State Fair. Paper entry form attached via blue string. Form indicates the ribbon was awarded for a food entry in Home Economics at the fair.

Date Made: circa 1990

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Ohio, Norwalk

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: 2019.0004.22Catalog Number: 2019.0004.22Accession Number: 2019.0004

Object Name: ribbon

Physical Description: fabric; cotton; paper; metal (overall material)Measurements: ribbon: 6 1/4 in x 2 in; 15.875 cm x 5.08 cmentry form: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-c434-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1935156

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