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Title
AIDS protest targets Wilson
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Sergieff, Mike
Date Created and/or Issued
1987
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph caption dated December 6, 1987 reads, "Protesters gather at Sen. Pete Wilson's Los Angeles office to protest his support of the Helms Amendment cutting off federal funds to AIDS service groups. The protesters, associated with the local chapter of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, staged a sit-down protest and were arrested for trespassing. Bail was set at $500 for each misdemeanor. Their names were not released." Note: Photographer identified the man reading names of deceased persons as John Strauss.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;22 x 33 cm. on sheet 29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00091750
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b086_f3_i8
CARL0004986970
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/28125
Subject
California.--Governor (1991-1999 : Wilson)
Gay rights--California
Protest movements--California--Los Angeles
AIDS activists--United States
AIDS (Disease)--Government policy--United States
Demonstrations--California--Los Angeles
National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, Washington, D.C., 1987
Arrest--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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