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Circular pink pin-back button with white and orange text which reads: "CHRISTOPHER STREET / GAY / LIBERATION DAY JUNE 27"
In 1970, on the first year anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, gay rights activists organized Christopher Street Liberation Day to commemorate the watershed event. It was the first Gay Pride march in U.S. history.
Gift of Roy R. Eddey
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