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AIDS Quilt Panel

AIDS Quilt Panel

June 3, 2011 – February 28, 2012

American History Museum
14th and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Location: Artifact Walls near the Constitution Ave. Entrance

On view is a panel from the Names Project Foundation's AIDS Memorial Quilt honoring Roger Lyon. Lyon died of complications from AIDS in 1984, shortly after testifying before Congress to appeal for funding to combat the growing epidemic.