Members of ACT UP shouting while a police officer looks on

Title

Members of ACT UP shouting while a police officer looks on

Date

no date

Description

AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) is an international direct action advocacy group working to impact the lives of people with AIDS (PWAs). ACT UP/Boston was founded in 1987 as a way to focus local efforts in support of the development of AIDS treatments, AIDS educational programs, and AIDS prevention strategies. ACT UP/Boston works to effect changes in government and health care policies as well as medical research to address the AIDS crisis. In this photograph, ACT UP members are shouting or chanting while a uniformed police officer looks. The police officer is leaning on a file cabinet. The ACT UP members from left to right are: Warren Blumenfeld, an unidentified man, Patrick Santana, and Ted Karavidas in the ACT UP shirt.

Creator

Steven Keirstead

Subject

AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP)
Warren Blumenfeld
Patrick Santana
Ted Karavidas

Publisher

The History Project

Rights

Please credit Steven Keirstead. Email info@historyproject.org for additional information about rights, reproductions, etc.

Identifier

GCN.ORG.00002

Source

Gay Community News

Original Format

black and white photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 x 7" horizontal

Citation

Steven Keirstead, “Members of ACT UP shouting while a police officer looks on,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed November 13, 2019, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/2.

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