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The history of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, over forty thousand quilt panels to memorialize those who have died of AIDS, is examined. Topics include the conception of the memorial idea in San Francisco, CA, in 1985, a display of the quilt at the National Mall in Washington D.C., the continual growth in the size of the quilt, and efforts at conserving the quilt panels.
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Gregg Stull, "The AIDS Memorial Quilt: Performing Memory, Piecing Action," American Art 15, no. 2 (Summer 2001): 84-89. https://doi.org/10.1086/444642.
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