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ACT UP New York records, 1969, 1982-1997 (bulk 1987- 1995).
ACT UP New York (Organization)
- 97.4 linear feet (234 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 4 tubes, 1 oversize item).
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Microfilm must be used when available.
The ACT UP New York records consist of administrative files, minutes, correspondence, records of demonstrations,financial and legal documents, chapter and committee records, subject files, conference notes and programs, published and near-print materials, ephemera, fliers and handbills, photographs, artifacts, posters and placards documenting the organization's efforts.
The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) was founded in March 1987 at the Lesbian and Gay Community Center in New York City's Greenwich Village as an organization devoted to direct action (demonstrations and civil disobedience) to call the attention of government officials, scientists, drug companies and other corporations, and the general public to the severity of the AIDS crisis and its impact on the lives of individuals.
Controlled Access Terms
- ACT UP New York (Organization).
- AIDS activists.
- AIDS (Disease)
- AIDS (Disease) and the arts.
- AIDS (Disease) in mass media.
- AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects.
- AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects.
- Gay activists -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Fliers (printed matter).
- Slides (photographs).