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Guide to the Q-Wave Costumes and Posters from Lunar New Year for All Parades TAM.685

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 23, 2021
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to reflect inclusion of 2018 accretion.  , August 2018

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Q-Wave
Source: Lunar New Year For All
Title: Q-Wave Costumes and Posters from Lunar New Year for All Parades
Dates [inclusive]: 2014-2017
Abstract: Q-Wave is a community organization dedicated to the support of and advocacy for individuals of Asian and/or Pacific Islander descent who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, transgender, gender variant, or questioning. The organization aims to promote visibility and empowerment through various forms of social, political, and educational organizing, including lectures, workshops, film screenings, and participation in public demonstrations. This collection consists of materials created and used for the Q-Wave contingent of the 2014 and 2015 Lunar New Year for All parades in New York City. Materials include a rainbow sash, two sheep costumes to celebrate the Year of the Sheep, and 14 demonstration posters with messages in Chinese, English, and Japanese promoting inclusivity and challenging homophobia and discrimination.
Quantity: 5 Linear Feet in 2 record cartons, 1 small flat box, 13 oversize flat files, and 1 oversize portfolio
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are in Chinese, English, and Japanese.
Call Phrase: TAM.685