Wearing Your Pride

While you’re choosing your outfits and pins for Dyke Marches and Pride events this month, get inspiration from the past by searching through our digital databases!

We’re very excited to share that we’re creating searchable digital databases for a number of our collections, three of which you can search right now.

Button Collection

Learn more about and search the button collection here.

Periodicals Collection Database

Learn more about and search the periodicals collection here.

T-Shirt Collection Database

Learn more about and search the t-shirt collection here.

And In Case You Missed It…

While we’re on the subject of wearing clothes and adornments that help assert aspects of your identity and politics, earlier this spring Harper’s Bazaar included some imagery from our collection and also interviewed Archives Coordinator Maxine Wolfe for an article on feminist t-shirts.

Here’s one of the quotes from Maxine included in the article:

“People wonder why we would save T-shirts. Most people, when they think about politics, they don’t think about T-shirts. But I think that [making or wearing T-shirts] is one of those things that people have been doing forever as a way of creating an identity and being visible.”

Read the full article here.

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