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Stonewall GLBT button
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".
Content Category: artifacts
5.2 centimeters diameter
button (information artifact)
Collected by: Fischer, Roger A.
Used in: Duluth, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States
Stonewall Riots, New York, N.Y., 1969.
Politics and government
Badges, Buttons & Medals. Government. Political Movements & Causes
Content: 1925 - 1988
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
1984.118.327 (Accession Number)