button, The Quilt

button, The Quilt

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pin
button, memorial, aids
date made
n.d.
maker
unknown
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 cm
overall: 3/8 in x 3 in x 3 in;.9525 cm x 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
2004.3062.04
nonaccession number
2004.3062
catalog number
2004.3062.04
Credit Line
gift of Janine Kemp Bertram
subject
Disabilities
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Disabilities
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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