Tag: AIDS quilt

Remembering friends on World AIDS Day

Two panels for original Round-Up Saloon owner, Tom Davis Alan Ross used to stage the parade almost singlehandedly. Now the parade is named for him. David Barton opened Hunky’s with his brother Rick. Three panels remember...

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Remembering friends on World AIDS Day

This Turtle Creek Chorale panel (lower left) was one of the earliest panels in the Quilt, made in 1987. It remembered the 12 members of the Chorale who had died of AIDS. Within a few years, the Chorale was remembering more than...

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Remembering friends on World AIDS Day

Bill Nelson and Terry Tebedo founded Crossroads Market. When they saw some of their customers were suddenly in need, they put up a shelf in the back of the store with a sign that read, “Leave a can, take a can.” That was the...

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Remembering friends on World AIDS Day

John Thomas was the first executive director of Resource Center Dallas — AIDS Resource Center, Gay and Lesbian Community Center, AIDS Food Pantry, Nelson-Tebedo Clinic. John sang with the Chorale and helped found the Women’s...

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A Dallas panel from the Quilt on World AIDS Day

Duane Puryear made a panel for himself, which hung at the Resource Center for a couple of years. He took this panel to Washington for the first quilt display on the Mall. On the way home from Washington, he left it in the...

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