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Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.4316
Date: 
1991
Medium: 
Plastic, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A square white pinback button printed with a black and yellow central field that reads "Aids 10 Years/ Remember/ Respond/ Resolve/ GMHC". The "GMHC" or "Gay Men's Health Crisis" was organized in 1981 with a mission, in their websites words, "to reduce the spread of HIV disease, help people with HIV maintain and improve their health and independence, and keep the prevention, treatment and cure of HIV an urgent national and local priority. In fulfilling this mission, we will remain true to our heritage by fighting homophobia and affirming the individual dignity of all gay men and lesbians."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group