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AIDS protest targets Wilson
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Sergieff, Mike
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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.
1 photographic print :b&w ;22 x 33 cm. on sheet 29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
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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