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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
tee shirt
date made
circa 1999
American Apparel
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
overall: 29 1/4 in x 34 1/2 in; 74.295 cm x 87.63 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Dennis and Judy Shepard
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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