AIDS quilt, Washington DC, 1987

AIDS quilt, Washington DC, 1987

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Caption: AIDS quilt. Visitors viewing the AIDS Memorial Quilt on the National Mall in Washington DC, USA, on 11 October 1987. This display took place during the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. The quilt was created following a meeting in San Francisco in June 1987. This led to the NAMES Project, with the intent of creating a memorial to document the lives of those affected and killed by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). The quilt covered a space larger than a football field and included 1,920 panels. It was visited by half a million people that weekend.

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