Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers

Title

Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers

Description

The Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers document some of their interests and life together in Omaha, Nebraska in the late 20th and early 21st centuries including participating in Marches on Washington (1987, 1993), writing the regional newsletter/magazine The New Voice for a decade, Phalen’s reign as ICON Emperor, the Omaha leather scene, safe sex and HIV/AIDS education, workplace activism, and other activities of the local LGBTQ community. The collection includes newsletters, event programs, Jerry Peck's photo album from Omaha Pride 1987, photographs, signs from protests and rallies as well as memorabilia including buttons, pins, medallions, a sash from Omaha Pride in 1991, hats, and other artifacts.

Publisher

University of Nebraska at Omaha Libraries

Relation

Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers finding aid at: http://unomaha-public.lyrasistechnology.org/repositories/4/resources/558

Items in the Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers Collection

Pride Parade Festival, 1991: Patrick Phalen and Terry Sweeney
An image of Patrick (Pat) Phalen and Terry Sweeney smiling for the camera in an unidentified back yard while holding a large banner that reads "Omaha's 7th Annual Lesbian and Gay PRIDE Parade, 'Together in Pride'" and flanked by two large rainbow…

Pride Parade Festival, 1989: Terry Sweeney and Richard (Dick) Brown
(Left to Right) Terry Sweeney and Richard (Dick) Brown smile for the camera in an unidentified back yard, flanked by large rainbow PRIDE flags that were homemade for the PRIDE Parade and Festival in Omaha, Nebraska.

Pride Parade Festival, 1997: Richard (Dick) Brown
PRIDE Parade procession with Richard (Dick) Brown driving the Parade entry for The New Voice: a black Jeep decorated with gold fringe garland, rainbow streamers, rainbow PRIDE flags, and a large sign on the front bumper "The New Voice", followed by…

Pride Parade Festival, 1992: Sharon McCartney
Sharon McCartney standing with a group of six unidentified Caucasian people sitting on grass behind a large, rainbow-colored handmade sign, "PRIDE = Corporate POWER!!" at the PRIDE Parade and Festival held at Turner Park in Omaha, Nebraska.

Pride Parade Festival, 1992: Lee Donhauer
An image of Lee Donhauer (kneeling) and a group of more than one dozen unidentified adults from multiple ethnicities, plus two young unidentified Caucasian children with an unidentified Caucasian adult, all sitting on grass while focused on Bill…

Pride Parade Festival, 1992: Rick Tornaugh
An image of Rick Tornaugh (a Caucasian person in tank top seated at right) and unidentified people from multiple ethnicities sitting on the grass while focused on something out of shot, with a Caucasian person holding two signs, "Tell My Dad You Saw…

Pride Parade Festival, 1992: Susan Koenig
Guest speaker Susan Koenig, from the National Organization for Women (former president of the Omaha Chapter from 1990 to 1991) standing on folding tables with a microphone and notebook, addressing a crowd of people at the PRIDE Parade and Festival…

Pride Parade Festival, 1992: Susan Koenig and Patrick (Pat) Phalen
An image of guest speaker Susan Koenig, from the National Organization for Women (former president of the Omaha Chapter from 1990 to 1991) writing in a notebook, Patrick (Pat) Phalen (ICON Emperor VI) standing near her on folding tables, and one…

Pride Parade Festival, 1992: Richard (Dick) Brown and Patrick (Pat) Phalen
Peri Jude Radicec, Deputy Director of the National Gay Lesbian Task Force (sponsored by EAGLE-Omaha), walking on folding tables toward Patrick (Pat) Phalen (ICON Emperor VI) who is holding a microphone, presumably preparing to address a probable…

Pride Parade Festival, 1992: Richard (Dick) Brown and Patrick (Pat) Phalen
Richard (Dick) Brown (ICON Emperor VII) and Patrick (Pat) Phalen (ICON Emperor VI) smile for the camera while sitting in the grass at the PRIDE Parade and Festival held at Turner Park in Omaha, Nebraska.
[NOTE: Every year, in July, the Imperial…

Pride Parade Festival, 1992: Peri Jude Radicec
Peri Jude Radicec, Deputy Director of the National Gay Lesbian Task Force (sponsored by EAGLE-Omaha), addresses a probable crowd of people at the PRIDE Parade and Festival held at Turner Park in Omaha, Nebraska while surrounded by a lilac flag, a…

Pride Parade Festival, 1992: Peri Jude Radicec
Peri Jude Radicec, Deputy Director of the National Gay Lesbian Task Force (sponsored by EAGLE-Omaha), stands above a group of Caucasian people holding a PRIDE rainbow flag, the United States of America flag, the Nebraska state flag, and others…

Pride Parade Festival, 1992: Peri Jude Radicec, Patrick (Pat) Phalen, Sharon McCartney, and Terry Sweeney
Peri Jude Radicec, Deputy Director of the National Gay Lesbian Task Force (sponsored by EAGLE-Omaha), standing on folding tables with a microphone, addressing a probable crowd of people at the PRIDE Parade and Festival held at Turner Park in Omaha,…

Pride Parade Festival, 1988: Terry Sweeney
Terry Sweeney sitting on the driver's side of a small red pickup truck that has been decorated for the PRIDE Parade and Festival in Omaha, Nebraska with dark gray metallic fringe garland and a large, almost completely obscured, sign with only "PRIDE"…

Pride Parade Festival, 1988: Jerry Peck
Jerry Peck wearing a "1988 PRIDE Week" t-shirt and holding a sign "The New Voice?Is Our Voice" and sitting in the truck bed of a small red pickup truck that has been decorated for the PRIDE Parade and Festival in Omaha, Nebraska with dark gray…

Pride Parade Festival, 1988: Jerry Peck
An image with the profile of a small red pickup truck that has been decorated for the PRIDE Parade and Festival in Omaha, Nebraska with dark gray metallic fringe garland, a large sign "The New Voice, 1988 PRIDE Week", plus a PRIDE purple & red…

Pride Parade Festival, 1988: Jerry Peck
Jerry Peck wearing a "1988 PRIDE Week" t-shirt and holding a sign "The New Voice?Is Our Voice" and sitting in the truck bed of a small red pickup truck that has been decorated for the PRIDE Parade and Festival in Omaha, Nebraska with dark gray…

Pride Parade Festival, 1988: Jo Jo Morrison
Halted PRIDE Parade procession in Omaha, Nebraska (everyone is standing still in their place) with an unidentified Caucasian person holding the Nebraska state flag, an unidentified person of unknown ethnicity holding a PRIDE rainbow flag, an…

Pride Parade Festival, 1988: Richard (Dick) Brown
PRIDE Parade procession in Omaha, Nebraska with one unidentified Caucasian person carrying the Nebraska state flag, Richard (Dick) Brown carrying the US flag, two unidentified people of unknown ethnicities - one carrying a PRIDE rainbow flag and the…

Pride Parade Festival, 1988: Sandy Vopelka and Patrick (Pat) Phelan
Tail end of the PRIDE Parade procession in Omaha, Nebraska (trailed by cars) with Sandy Vopelka walking with a cane and Patrick (Pat) Phelan's arm around her shoulders, followed by a small group of unidentified Caucasian people. Some people carry…

Pride Parade Festival, 1988: Patrick (Pat) Phalen
An image taken amidst the PRIDE Parade procession in Omaha, Nebraska, with Patrick (Pat) Phalen (a Caucasian man at center of photograph in all white) and a large number of unidentified people (from multiple ethnicities) some carrying banners…

Pride Parade Festival, 1988: Richard (Dick) Brown
1988 PRIDE Parade and Festival procession in Omaha, Nebraska with one unidentified Caucasian person carrying the Nebraska state flag, Richard (Dick) Brown carrying the United States of America flag, two unidentified people of unknown ethnicities…

Pride Parade Festival, 1990: Pat Phalen
Patrick (Pat) Phalen standing next to Stan Brown (River City Mixed Chorus) at a picnic table, while both smile for the camera at the PRIDE Parade and Festival held at Turner Park in Omaha, Nebraska.

Pride Parade Festival, 1990: Sandy Waldren and Sharon McCartney
Sandy Waldren and Sharon McCartney holding a giant masquerade mask while each is peering through an eye opening at the PRIDE Parade and Festival held at Turner Park in Omaha, Nebraska.

Pride Parade Festival, 1990
An image of two Caucasian people holding up a banner, "The Diamond, Where It All Began" with two Caucasian people near them, presumably along the PRIDE Parade and Festival route held at Turner Park in Omaha, Nebraska. [Note: The Diamond Bar was…

Pride Parade Festival, 1990
A large group ready for the Soar with PRIDE parade holding banners "EAGLE - Employee Association for Gays and Lesbians, a US West Resource Group, Omaha Chapter", "The New Voice of Nebraska", "Metropolitan Community Church of Omaha, Celebrating Life…

Pride Parade Festival, 1990: Patrick (Pat) Phalen, Sharon McCarthey, Richard (Dick) Brown, Terry Sweeney, and Sandy Waldren
A group photo of (Left to Right) Patrick (Pat) Phalen, Sharon McCarthey, Richard (Dick) Brown, Terry Sweeney, Sandy Waldren, and an unidentified Caucasian man (possibly Ron) all smiling for the camera while holding a banner, "The New Voice of…

Pride Parade Festival, 1990: Patrick (Pat) Phalen, Sharon McCarthey, Richard (Dick) Brown, Terry Sweeney, and Sandy Waldren
A group photo of (Left to Right) Patrick (Pat) Phalen, Sharon McCarthey, Richard (Dick) Brown, Terry Sweeney, Sandy Waldren, and an unidentified Caucasian man (possibly Ron). All smiling for the camera while holding a banner, "The New Voice of…

Pride Parade Festival, 1990: Dave and Kathy England
An image of spectators, some sitting and some standing, along the PRIDE Parade and Festival route held at Turner Park in Omaha, Nebraska with Dave and Kathy England holding their sign toward the camera with text, "Parents and Friends of Lesbians and…

Pride Parade Festival, 1990: Richard (Dick) Brown
Richard (Dick) Brown (a Caucasian man wearing pink PRIDE ball cap) smiling for the camera with his arm around an unidentified Caucasian person wearing a pink tank top with "Pride Week 1990" across the front at the PRIDE Parade and Festival held at…

Pride Parade Festival, 1990
An image of Caucasian adults along the PRIDE Parade and Festival route held at Turner Park in Omaha, Nebraska with one unidentified Caucasian person carrying a sign, "I support my gay & lesbian friends" and two unidentified Caucasian people holding…

Pride Parade Festival, 1990
An image of people from multiple ethnicities along the PRIDE Parade and Festival route held at Turner Park in Omaha, Nebraska with some individuals carrying flags, signs, and cameras.

Pride Parade Festival, 1990
A large group of people ready for the PRIDE Parade and Festival held at Turner Park in Omaha, Nebraska holding banners "We Are Everywhere", "Presbyterians for Lesbian/Gay Concerns", "Imperial Court of Nebraska", and signs "Open the Door to the…

Pride Parade Festival, 1990
A cardboard box on a patch of green grass overflowing with rolled up signs or banners, poster board, and one (possibly two) PRIDE rainbow flags at the PRIDE Parade and Festival held at Turner Park in Omaha, Nebraska.

Pride Parade Festival, 1998
A wide angle image, shot from the stage's vantage point, of one to two dozen people at the PRIDE block party in Omaha, Nebraska on Jones Street in front of one building with a "Specialty Sales, Customer Pick Up" sign and one building with two signs,…

Pride Parade Festival, 1998
A image from the Omaha, Nebraska, the PRIDE block party stage's vantage point with a long row of Caucasian and African American people sitting behind parade registration or information tables, a handful of people looking at information setup on…

Pride Parade Festival, 1998: Montana, Phillip "Phoenix" McGuire, Dan, and Royal Bush
A group photo of thirteen people at the PRIDE block party in Omaha, Nebraska with Montana (a person wearing golden crown), Phillip "Phoenix" McGuire, Dan, Royal Bush plus nine unidentified people.

Pride Parade Festival, 1998: Terry Sweeney
Terry Sweeney (a Caucasian person) smiling for the camera with clipboard in one hand and Diet Pepsi in the other, standing on Jones Street between 14th & 15th Streets, presumably before the Soar with PRIDE block party has started in Omaha, Nebraska.

Pride Parade Festival, 1998
A image of unknown band (four unidentified Caucasian people) rehearsing with their instruments on Omaha, Nebraska. PRIDE block party stage (background), plus a long row of Caucasian and African American people sitting behind tables (mid-ground &…

Pride Parade Festival, 1998: Brent Humphries
Brent Humphries (an Caucasian person) smiling for the camera while peering over sunglasses, wearing a "Soar with PRIDE" t-shirt, and standing behind a large "Soar with PRIDE" poster in Omaha, Nebraska.

Pride Parade Festival, 1998
A wide shot image of the Omaha, Nebraska, Pride Parade Festival block party on Jones Street between 14th & 15th Streets while events are just getting started, possibly before the parade kick-off.

Pride Parade Festival, 1998: DJ Larry D
An image of Omaha, Nebraska Soar with the PRIDE block party stage during setup with one unidentified Caucasian person standing while smoking a cigarette, DJ Larry D (an African American person) setting up for his DJ performance while sitting behind a…

Pride Parade Festival, 1998
An image of one unidentified African American person standing on a ladder while setting up the Omaha, Nebraska Soar with the PRIDE block party stage decorations consisting of large panels of rainbow colored fabric (2 panels of red, followed by 2…

Pride Parade Festival, 1998
An image of unknown band (four unidentified Caucasian people) rehearsing with their instruments on the Soar with the PRIDE block party stage in Omaha, Nebraska while one unidentified Caucasian person observes while seated nearby (on stage, just off…

Pride Parade Festival, 1998
An image of unknown band (four unidentified Caucasian people) setting up their instruments and rehearsing on the Soar with PRIDE block party stage in Omaha, Nebraska while workers (one unidentified Caucasian person and one unidentified person of…

Pride Parade Festival, 1998
An image of a flier, "Omaha Soar with Pride Parade Festival & Block Party" in Omaha, Nebraska. The flier outlining the event's parade route, entertainment line-up, block party location, need for volunteers, and contact information (P.O. Box) for the…

Pride Parade Festival, 1998: Richard (Dick) Brown and Terry Sweeny
A group photo of three people at the Omaha Soar with PRIDE Parade Festival in Omaha, Nebraska on June 28, 1988 with their arms around each other while smiling for the camera: Richard (Dick) Brown (a Caucasian person wearing pink Pride ball cap) and…

Pride Parade Festival, 1998
A garbage can at Soar with PRIDE Parade in Omaha, Nebraska. Full of rainbow colored crepe paper streamers and a crumpled sign that isn't legible.

Pride Parade Festival, 1998: Brent Humphries and Bob Ewing
A very tall Caucasian person wearing a huge smile, a red/orange dress, a golden tiara, and a medallion with rainbow ribbon around their neck while Brent Humphries and Bob Ewing smiles for the camera in the background at the Soar with the PRIDE parade…

Pride Parade Festival, 1998: Pat Phalen
Patrcik (Pat) Phalen (a Caucasian person) smiling for the camera while sitting at a folding table with a blue plastic table cloth at the Soar with the PRIDE block party in Omaha, Nebraska.

Pride Parade Festival, 1998
United States of America flag with several Pride rainbow flags casually leaning up against a brick wall at the Soar with PRIDE parade in Omaha, Nebraska.

Pride Parade Festival, 1998
A group photo at the Soar with PRIDE parade and block party in Omaha, Nebraska with four people with their arms around each other while smiling for the camera: one unidentified Caucasian person, Pat Phalen (a Caucasian person wearing sunglasses),…

Miss Love: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt - Sam Mandina, Carol Martzett, Tom Peterson, Rev. Jan Cross and Terry Sweene
Standing Left to right: Sam Mandina, Carol Martzett, Tom Peterson, Rev. Jan Cross, and Terry Sweeney, all holding up the quilt panel made for Jonathan Schneider for the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt.

Miss Love: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, Terry Sweeney and Patrick Phalen
Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen make a quilt panel for friend Jonathan Schneider using glue gun for the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt.

Miss Love: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, Terry Sweeney and Patrick Phalen
"The Quilt" held by Terry Sweeney and Patrick Phalen: an image of quilt panel made for Bill McDowell/Nina for the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. [NOTE: Nina is the femme name Bill McDowell used when he wore female clothing, adopted a female…

Miss Love: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, Terry Sweeney and Patrick Phalen
"The Quilt" held by Terry Sweeney and Patrick Phalen: an image of quilt panel made for Bill McDowell/Nina for the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. [NOTE: Nina is the femme name Bill McDowell used when he wore female clothing, adopted a female…

Miss Love: Mike Groh
A close up image of a former Miss Love contestant (moved to San Diego, California) with outstretched arms and an open mouth smile; Pride rainbow flag hanging in the background.
[NOTE: Miss Love was a female impersonation pageant held in Omaha,…

Miss Love: Pat Phalen, Michael Groh, and Dick Brown
A low angle image of Pat Phalen, Michael Groh, and Dick Brown (Left to Right)standing and posing together with huge smiles on their faces. Pat is standing behind Michael, with his arms wrapped around him.

Miss Love: Contest 1977, Nici Leigh/Michael Groh
Nici Leigh/Michael Groh posing in front of a white wall wearing full makeup and an off-shoulder, floor length, mermaid style silver lam� gown with coordinating opera length silver lam� fingerless gloves and head scarf.
[NOTE: Nici Leigh is the femme…

Miss Love: Contest 1977,  Nina/Bill McDowell
An image of Nina/Bill McDowell, a Caucasian man, smiling for the camera while wearing a crown and sash, "Miss LOVE 1977." The 1977 Miss Love Contest in Omaha, Nebraska was held at Assembly Hall-Omaha Civic Auditorium.
[NOTE: Nina is the femme name…

Miss Love: Contest 1977, Nici Leigh/Michael Groh
Nici Leigh/Michael Groh standing in a doorway wearing a pink gown and smiling for the camera. A handwritten sign with the text, "men" and an arrow pointing away and to the (viewer's) right is taped next to the doorway Nici Leigh is standing…

Miss Love: Contest 1977, Tommy Mauer
Tommy Mauer singing or performing while wearing a floor-length gown, full makeup, and flower behind ear.

Miss Love: Nina/Bill McDowell, Terry Sweeney
Nina/Bill McDowell (left) and Terry Sweeney (right) both smile as they stand and pose with arms around each other in a probable living room, next to a poster resting on an easel with the text, "San Francisco" and an illustration of iconic imagery…

Miss Love: Contest 1977,  Nina/Bill McDowell
An image of Nina/Bill McDowell, a Caucasian man, smiling for the camera while wearing a crown and sash, "Miss LOVE 1977." The 1977 Miss Love Contest in Omaha, Nebraska was held at Assembly Hall-Omaha Civic Auditorium.
[NOTE: Nina is the femme name…

March on Washington, 1987: Terry Sweeney
Terry Sweeney and two unidentified people (all three are Caucasian people) smiling for the camera and standing in a large group of unidentified Caucasian people at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington D.C.…

March on Washington, 1987
A large group of Caucasian and African American people gathered, some holding signs at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington D.C. on October 11, 1987 - two signs depict Regan with text, "AIDSGATE" with other…

March on Washington, 1987
A group of unidentified Caucasian people standing with signs that depict the faces of BUSH, HITLER, REAGAN, FALWELL with "Guilty" written in red across each's forehead, along with a Gay Pride triangle sign, "WE ARE EVERYWHERE FROM CALIFORNIA TO…

March on Washington, 1987
Two unidentified Caucasian people holding signs "MURDER BY GOVT INACTION" and "CURE AIDS NOW!" in a large group of unidentified Caucasian people at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington D.C. on October 11,…

March on Washington, 1987
A large group of unidentified Caucasian and African American people, some holding indecipherable signs, with one unidentified person standing above the crowd while holding a sign, "The Government Has Blood On Its Hands, One AIDS Death Every Half…

March on Washington, 1987
Two unidentified Caucasian people (one is dressed head-to-toe in black leather and holding multicolored flag) talking to one another while standing in a large crowd at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington…

March on Washington, 1987
"Diversity is American" sign among Pride flags and black California Eagles flag at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington D.C. on October 11, 1987.

March on Washington, 1987: Pat Phalen and Tim Crosen
Pat Phalen (on left, wearing a grey sweatshirt) and Tim Crosen (both Caucasian men) riding on public transportation in the Washington, D.C. area.

March on Washington, 1987: Pat Phalen and Tim Crosen
Pat Phalen and Tim Crosen (Caucasian men) sitting on airplane.

March on Washington, 1987: Tim Crosen
Tim Crosen (Caucasian man) smiling for the camera.

March on Washington, 1987: Pat Phalen and David Story
Pat Phalen and David Story (Caucasian men) smiling for the camera.

March on Washington, 1987: Tim Crosen and David Story
Tim Crosen (a Caucasian person wearing red) and David Story (a Caucasian person wearing grey) sitting in audience of unidentified Caucasian people at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington D.C. on October 11,…

March on Washington, 1987: Harvey Fierstein
An unidentified person and Harvey Fierstein (both Caucasian people), at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington D.C. on October 11, 1987.

March on Washington, 1987: Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg (an African American actress) surrounded by unidentified Caucasian and African American people at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington D.C. on October 11, 1987.

March on Washington, 1987: "The Awakening"
An image of sculpture, "The Awakening", a 72-foot statue of a giant embedded in the earth, located at National Harbor in Prince George's County, Maryland, just outside the District of Columbia.

March on Washington, 1987: "The Awakening"
An image of sculpture, "The Awakening", a 72-foot statue of a giant embedded in the earth, located at National Harbor in Prince George's County, Maryland, just outside the District of Columbia.

March on Washington, 1987: Pat Phalen
Pat Phalen (a Caucasian person) posing for the camera next to the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the Washington Monument can be seen in the background.

March on Washington, 1987: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
A wide shot image of a vast expanse of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt panels with the Washington Monument in the distance at the 1987 unveiling on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

March on Washington, 1987: Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg (an African American actress) surrounded by unidentified Caucasian people at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington D.C. on October 11, 1987.

March on Washington, 1987: Louise Hay at NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Louise Hay (a Caucasian person) Speaking at NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt 1987 unveiling on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

March on Washington, 1987: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Close-up image of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at the 1987 unveiling on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. showing panels made in honor of Hank Sharp, David Maynard, and Rock Hudson (an American actor, born Roy Harold Scherer, Jr.) [Each…

March on Washington, 1987: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Close-up image of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at the 1987 unveiling on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. showing panels made in honor of Bill Cramer, and Liberace (American entertainer, born "W?adziu Valentino Liberace") [Each individual 3'…

March on Washington, 1987: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Close-up image of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at the 1987 unveiling on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. showing a panel made in honor of Steve Kleckner [Each individual 3' by 6' quilt panel is the size of a human grave].

March on Washington, 1987: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Close-up image of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at the 1987 unveiling on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. showing panels made in honor of Chuck Barthell and Bill McDowell. [Each individual 3' by 6' quilt panel is the size of a human grave].

March on Washington, 1987: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Close-up image of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at the 1987 unveiling on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. showing panels made in honor of Steve A. Gesch of Lincoln, Nebraska [Each individual 3' by 6' quilt panel is the size of a human…

March on Washington, 1987: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Close-up image of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at the 1987 unveiling on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. showing panels made in honor of Jim Poche, Jon Anthony, and Sargent Leonard Matlovich (American, buried at the Congressional Cemetery…

March on Washington, 1987: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Close-up image of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at the 1987 unveiling on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. showing panels made in honor of Gary Walsh, an individual from Topeka, Kansas whose name is indecipherable, and Dean Hanna [Each…

March on Washington, 1987: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Close-up image of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at the 1987 unveiling on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. showing panels made in honor of Dick Bishop, Wilbur Arnold, and William A. Ellis [Each individual 3' by 6' quilt panel is the size of a…

March on Washington, 1987: NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Close-up image of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at the 1987 unveiling on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. showing panels made in honor of Jonathan Schneider and Jerome Caldwell [Each individual 3' by 6' quilt panel is the size of a human…

March on Washington, 1987
NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt unveiling: An image of U-Haul truck parked on the street, with large, fabric homemade sign affixed to the truck's rear door, "The QUILT, SEE IT OCT. 7-10, '88 WASHINGTON, D.C." with the letters of the word "quilt"…

March on Washington, 1987
An image of garbage can marked, "Litter Box" overflowing with signs and trash at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington D.C. on October 11, 1987.

March on Washington, 1987
An unidentified Caucasian person holding sign, "Demonic Reagans I De-Bork You" at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington D.C. on October 11, 1987.

March on Washington, 1987
"Project Concern" banner carried at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington D.C. on October 11, 1987 by an unidentified Caucasian person, with two unidentified Caucasian people carrying red Nebraska "N" flag.

March on Washington, 1987: Nebraska Group
Nebraska Group at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington D.C. on October 11, 1987 (all unidentified Caucasian people).

March on Washington, 1987: Nebraska Group
Nebraska Group (all unidentified Caucasian people) at the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Washington D.C. with autographed banner, "National March on Washington For Lesbian & Gay Rights October 11, 1987 - For Love…

March on Washington, 1987: Pat Phalen
Pat Phalen (a Caucasian person wearing "Use Condoms" t-shirt) holding red Nebraska "N" banner with an unidentified Caucasian person wearing head-to-toe black leather, with Tom Peterson and Wayne Stone (both Caucasian people) in background during the…

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