[Medal: Bill Nelson Grand Marshall]

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An engraved medal honoring Bill Nelson as the 1989 Texas Freedom Parade's Grand Marshall.

Physical Description

1 medal : metal and rainbow fabric

Creation Information

Texas Freedom Parade 1989.

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This physical object is part of the collection entitled: LGBT Collections and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 32 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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An engraved medal honoring Bill Nelson as the 1989 Texas Freedom Parade's Grand Marshall.

Physical Description

1 medal : metal and rainbow fabric

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  • Preferred Citation: William H. "Bill" Nelson, Jr. and Jean Nelson Collection (The Dallas Way) (AR0842), University of North Texas Special Collections

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William H. "Bill" Nelson, Jr. and Jean Nelson Collection (The Dallas Way)

Letters, speeches, poetry, and memoirs predominately dated 1971-1990 written by mother and son, Jean and Bill Nelson. Bill Nelson was a GLBT civil rights activist who spoke out about the discrimination the gay community and persons with AIDS faced in the 1980s. After Bill passed away in 1990 from AIDS-related complications, Jean attended events in his memory.

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  • 1989

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  • July 7, 2016, 12:06 a.m.

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  • Oct. 25, 2016, 2:23 p.m.

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Total Uses: 32

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Texas Freedom Parade. [Medal: Bill Nelson Grand Marshall], physical object, 1989; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc851824/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.