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Bracelet: World War II Souvenir (Italy)

Description: Aluminum bracelet formed as 1 large and six small oval plaques joined by flattened links. Large plaque with engraved images of eagles framing a view of the bay of Naples, inscribed "NAPLES". Other links with engraved views of various locations in Italy and one with a view of a camel and a palm tree labeled "AFRICA". One link with date 1944.
Date: 1944

Spoons : World's Columbian Expostion, Chicago, 1893

Description: A group of 6 spoons from the 1893 Chicago "World's Columbian Exposition" world's fair. Silverplated souvenir teaspoons, each with scrolling forms on handle. Bowl of each spoon is engraved with a view of a different building from the exposition: U.S. Government Building; Horticultural Building; Mines and Mining Building; Machinery Hall; Transportation Building; Manufacturers & Liberal Arts [Building].
Date: 1893
Creator: Leonard Manufacturing Company

[Pressed flower]

Description: Pressed leaf and flower bud that was probably included in the letter from Alice McGee to Charles, Mary, and Linnet Moore of June 23, 1890. In that letter Alice McGee writes "I send you a piece [of] Grandma's Mother Hubbard...."
Date: 1890~

[Fabric Samples]

Description: Three fabric samples. The first is brown and white with red and black circles. The second is light brown and white striped with small blue accents. The third is dark brown.
Date: unknown

[Paper Craft Hand Holding Heart]

Description: Paper craft blue hand holding white heart.The heart and hand have been woven together. There is some faint writing in pencil on the thumb that cannot be read.
Date: unknown

[Vials of Medication]

Description: Two vials of the drug Compound Q. This non-FDA approved medication was acquired by the Dallas Buyer’s Club for the treatment of AIDS. The vials have serial numbers and words written in Chinese characters as well as dosages written on the sides.
Date: unknown

[Medals from the Gay Games]

Description: Six medals from Gay Games III, an LGBT event similar to the Olympics. They are arranged in a rough star shape against a blue background, with a bronze medal in the center and five gold medals in a ring around it. Each medal has a colored cord attached at the top and stretched toward the edges of the background.
Date: 1990

[March on Washington T-Shirt]

Description: Yellow T-shirt with black text. There is a silhouette of the state of Texas and the words "March On Washington October 14, 1979."
Date: October 1979

[Cheer Dallas Megaphone]

Description: White megaphone with a blue and red logo for Cheer Dallas in the center. Decorative blue and red stars are below the logo in a ring around the wide end of the megaphone.
Date: unknown

[Lifetime Membership Award]

Description: Plaque that has a black background with gold lettering, mounted on wood. An image of a staff with a treble clef and music notes is at the top. Text below says "This Lifetime Membership is presented to John Thomas in appreciation and recognition of outstanding service to the Turtle Creek Chorale since the first season in 1980."
Date: [1995 ..1998]

[Dallas Gay Political Caucus Full T-Shirt]

Description: Navy blue T-shirt that has a logo over the left breast and the initials DGPC (Dallas Gay Political Caucus) above it. The Dallas Gay Political Caucus eventually became the Dallas Gay Alliance.
Date: [1976..1983]

[Lifetime Membership Award]

Description: Plaque that has a black background with gold lettering, mounted on wood. An image of a staff with a treble clef and music notes is at the top. Text below says "This Lifetime Membership is presented to John Thomas in appreciation and recognition of outstanding service to the Turtle Creek Chorale since the first season in 1980."
Date: [1995 ..1998]

[Vials of Compound Q]

Description: Two vials of Compound Q, a drug made available by Ron Woodroof through the Dallas Buyers Club to fight AIDS.
Date: [1988..1992]

[Button for the SLDN]

Description: Round button with blue text that has an eagle's head and five stars in the center with the words "Service Members Legal Defense Network" (SLDN) around the image. The button is inside an archival box.
Date: unknown
Creator: Service Members Legal Defense Network

[Vials of Compound Q]

Description: Two vials of Compound Q, a drug made available by Ron Woodroof through the Dallas Buyers Club to fight AIDS.
Date: [1988..1992]

[Lifetime Achievement Award for John David Thomas]

Description: Cut-glass trophy in a rough teardrop shape on a rectangular base. Gold text in the body says "John Thomas Life Time Achievement Award" and has the logo for the Foundation for Human Understanding at the bottom.
Date: 1990

[Medals from the Gay Games]

Description: Six medals from Gay Games III, an LGBT event similar to the Olympics. They are arranged in a rough star shape against a blue background, with a bronze medal in the center and five gold medals in a ring around it. Each medal has a colored cord attached at the top and stretched toward the edges of the mat, inside a gold frame.
Date: 1990

[Lifetime Membership Award]

Description: Plaque that has a black background with gold lettering, mounted on wood. An image of a staff with a treble clef and music notes is at the top. Text below says "This Lifetime Membership is presented to John Thomas in appreciation and recognition of outstanding service to the Turtle Creek Chorale since the first season in 1980."
Date: [1995 ..1998]