Stonewall GLBT button

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Description This button commemorates the Stonewall riots, which took place in 1969. The riots erupted following a police raid targeting the gay community on June 28 at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village area of New York City. The riots marked the beginning of the GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender) movement for civil rights. the button features an image of two fists. The text surrounding the image reads "STONEWALL MEANS FIGHT BACK! SMASH LESBIAN & GAY OPPRESSION".
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5.2 centimeters diameter
Nomenclature Button (information artifact)
Subjects Collected by: Fischer, Roger A.
Used in Duluth, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States
Stonewall Riots, New York, N.Y., 1969.
Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender
Politics and government
Badges, Buttons & Medals. Government. Political Movements & Causes
Dates Content: 1925 - 1988

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1984.118.327

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