QUEER We Do Recruit

QUEER / We Do Recruit

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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 their son's murder.
Black short sleeved tee shirt, size L. Front of shirt features a pink and white graphic of a lit bomb with the word "QUEER" written on it in white print. Back of the shirt features a pink rectangle (perhaps a stylized ID card) with the words "WE DO / RECRUIT / QUEER STUDENT UNION / UCSB" printed in pink. University of California, Santa Barbara.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tee shirt
date made
circa 1999
maker
American Apparel
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29 1/4 in x 34 1/2 in; 74.295 cm x 87.63 cm
ID Number
2019.0004.04
catalog number
2019.0004.04
accession number
2019.0004
Credit Line
Gift of Dennis and Judy Shepard
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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