Round gay pride button, "Christopher St. Gay Pride 1974," pink, orange, yellow
On Saturday, June 28, 1969, police raided the Stonewall, an openly gay bar on Christopher St. in Greenwich Village, NY. The raid escalated into a riot, which ran for several days on and around Christopher St. There have been annual observances of "Christopher Street Day" since.
Gift of Roy Eddey
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