The AIDS Memorial Quilt

Project Added: August 19, 2021
Project Point of Contact: [email protected]
Unfolders at Quilt display, Washington, DC, 2012. Courtesy of The NAMES Project.

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Atlanta, Georgia

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http://www.aidsquilt.org

OVERVIEW

The Quilt was conceived of by Cleve Jones after attending a march following the assassinations of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone. Placards bearing the names of AIDS victims were taped to the San Francisco Federal Building and resembled a quilt

ABOUT THE PROJECT

The Quilt was conceived of by Cleve Jones after attending a march following the assassinations of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone. Placards bearing the names of AIDS victims were taped to the San Francisco Federal Building and resembled a quilt

PROJECT EVALUATION

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