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Pave The Way skateboarding sticker

Pave The Way skateboarding sticker

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Description (Brief)
Pave The Way skateboarding sticker. Created by Tara Jepsen, a queer writer and performer and Miriam Klein Stahl, a queer graphic artist and teacher, Pave The Way skateboards celebrates being queer and living life through skate without fear of expressing who you are. Jepsen and Stahl’s board depicts a collection of queer icons who impressed upon them an ethos of acceptance and versatility reflected in their impact on skate culture.
Skateboard stickers have always played an important role in skateboard advertising especially in the late 1980s and early 90s when small skate companies were emerging. Skate companies used this inexpensive and visually appealing media to advertise their companies, board models, skate contests, and skate teams. The stickers were often offered free through magazine offers and at skate shops where the most sought after were kept behind the counter.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sticker, skateboarding
skateboarding sticker
date made
2018
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 in x 2 in; 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
2018.0145.02
accession number
2018.0145
catalog number
2018.0145.02
subject
skateboarding
LGBTQ Rights
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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