Archival Object

Hampton Beach Protest Home Video by Lena, 1996

1996-07-09 / Creator Unknown

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Home video taken on July 9, 1996. The film shows AIDS workers, people with AIDS, activists from the LBGTQ+ community, and allies protesting in front of The Shirt Factory on Ocean Boulevard, Hampton Beach, NH. The protest was led by Carl Bletzer and was sparked by the sale of t-shirts with homophobic text and graphics. The final three minutes of the video are clipped from local news stations, including WMUR.

~ “Hampton Beach Protest Home Video by Lena, 1996,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed July 13, 2024, https://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/4824.

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Title

Hampton Beach Protest Home Video by Lena, 1996

Subject

LGBTQ+ community
Demonstrations
Hampton (N.H.)

Description

Home video taken on July 9, 1996. The film shows AIDS workers, people with AIDS, activists from the LBGTQ+ community, and allies protesting in front of The Shirt Factory on Ocean Boulevard, Hampton Beach, NH. The protest was led by Carl Bletzer and was sparked by the sale of t-shirts with homophobic text and graphics. The final three minutes of the video are clipped from local news stations, including WMUR.

Source

Seacoast NH LGBT History Project Archive

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Date

1996-07-09

Format

mp4
00:43:10 minutes

Language

eng

Type

MovingImage

Identifier

4. July 9, 1996 - Home Video Lena.mpg