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Photograph by:
Dr. Ron Simmons, American, 1950 - 2020  Search this
Subject of:
Salsa Soul Sisters, American, founded 1974  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
reversal film and plastic
H x W: 2 × 2 in. (5.1 × 5.1 cm)
color slides
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A color photographic slide of marchers in the New York City Gay Pride Parade holding a white banner with the words [SALSA SOUL SISTERS 3RD WORLD WOMEN] printed in black. Just behind them, two women hold a red banner with lavender lettering outlined in yellow reading [THIRD WORLD GAY WOMEN SALSA SOUL]. Behind them, the street is filled with marchers, some of whom carry balloons in colors of red, lavender, yellow, white, black, green and pink. One lavender balloon reads [CLOSETS ARE FOR CLOTHES]. The slide is housed in a white encasement and [SEP 83] is printed at the bottom in red ink. The back of the slide has [Ektachrome SLIDE] printed in blue ink at the bottom and [PROCESSED BY KODAK] printed in red at the top.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Identity  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ron Simmons
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ron Simmons
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Ron Simmons Photography Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture