National March on Washington For Lesbian and Gay Rights Postcard

Title

National March on Washington For Lesbian and Gay Rights Postcard

Subject

Queer Omaha Archives
Postcards

Description

The National March on Washington For Lesbian and Gay Rights postcard. Front of the postcard reads: "Come out...Come out... wherever you are. | National March on Washington For Lesbian and Gay Rights | October 11, 1987 Washington, D.C." Back of the postcard reads: "A pink triangle was used by the Nazis to identify and persecute homosexuals in the same way a yellow star was used for the Jews. An estimated 250,000 gay people were exterminated before and during World War II by the Third Reich. Today, the triangle has become a symbol of pride and struggle for gays around the world whose freedom and safety remain in peril."

Date

1987 October 11

Publisher

Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library

Relation

Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen Papers finding aid at: https://archives.nebraska.edu/repositories/4/resources/558

Original Format

postcard

Files

postcard_front_001.jpg
postcard_back_001.jpg

Citation

“National March on Washington For Lesbian and Gay Rights Postcard,” Queer Omaha Archives, accessed September 21, 2018, https://queeromahaarchives.omeka.net/items/show/3210.

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