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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

[Gay Urban Truth Squad Button]

Description: Square, black button on a small plastic stand. There is a pink triangle near the top, with a purple "stamp" that says "G*U*T*S" and the words "Gay Urban Truth Squad" written at the bottom. The Gay Urban Truth Squad (GUTS) was a side project of the Dallas Gay Alliance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Monroe, Bruce

[Close-Up of Dallas Gay Alliance T-Shirt]

Description: Close-up of the Dallas Gay Alliance logo on a white T-shirt. Part of a flag is visible, which has a blue square in the upper-left corner containing blue and white silhouettes of faces; the rest of the flag has rainbow stripes.
Date: [1983..1993]
Creator: Monroe, Bruce

[Crossroads Market Bag]

Description: Bag from Crossroads Market, a store run by Bill Nelson, Terry Tebedo, and William Waybourn throughout the 1980s. The bag has a logo with the initials "CM" in the center of a circle and text underneath that says "Crossroads Market Bookstore & Cafe."
Date: 1980~

[Armband for Terry Tebedo]

Description: Black armband that was worn at Terry Tebedo's memorial service, sponsored by the Dallas Gay Alliance, in 1988. The pink triangle in the center is a symbol given to gay men in WWII, under Hitler's Nazi regime.
Date: 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]

[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]

[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]