Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Pin-back button

Object Number: 
ca. 1974
Metal and plastic
Overall: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Round gay pride button, "Christopher St. Gay Pride 1974," pink, orange, yellow
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roy Eddey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group