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Black t-shirt.

"ITMFA"
An acronym suggested by a reader of Dan Savage, the gay online advice columnist of 'Savage Love'. It stands for Impeach The Mother Fucker Already, and was coined as a slogan calling for the impeachment of President George Bush. It was inspired by a typically direct piece of advice delivered by Savage on a radio programme for a caller.
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Purple t-shirt.

Barack Obama campaign logo with rainbow.
"Obama Pride. Pride.BarackObama.com"
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White shirt.
American flag which turns into a rainbow flag with Capitol in front of it. Text: "Let Freedom Ring, March on Washington, April 25, 1993, Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, Washington DC"

1929 18th Street NW, PMB 2000, Washington DC 20009
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"I will end Don't Ask, Don't Tell" -President Barack Obama
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Blue t-shirt.
"Louie, Don't Shoot! Paid for by Concerned Citizens Against Stupidity"

The t-shirt references conservative Republican Louie Welch's off-the-air comment that one way to stop the AIDS crisis is "to shoot the queers." Welch later lost the Houston mayoral election to Kathryn J. Whitmire.
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White t-shirt.
Front: "Building a healthy community is not a spectator sport."
Back: "Jay Fisette for Arlington County Board, Democratic Values. Independent Leadership"

2100 Clarendon Blvd #300, Arlington, VA 22201
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Yellow t-shirt.
“A Day Without Human Rights is Like A Day Without Sunshine – Miami Victory Campaign”
Image of a globe.

T-shirt in protest of Anita Bryant and the Florida Citrus Industry's motto "A Day Without Orange Juice is Like a Day Without Sunshine."
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White polo.
“Anders for Judge, integrity, fairness, justice”
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White t-shirt.
Front: “Anders for Judge, integrity, fairness, justice”
Back: Larger logo repeated from front.
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White t-shirt.
"Turn Out"
Back: Gill Foundation

A national program to increase voter participation by LGBT individuals and their supportive friends and family.
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White shirt.
Grey circle, black donkey, triangle. "Minnesota DFL GLBT Caucus"
Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party
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White t-shirt.
1857: No Rights for Blacks.
1873: No Rights for Women.
1944: No Rights for the Japanese.
1986: No Rights for Lesbians & Gays.
Great Moments in Supreme Court History
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White shirt.
"Not tonight dear. It's a gross misdemeanor."
Sleeve: MN AIDS Project logo "Repeal All Silly & Senseless Laws"
In regards to the Minnesota Sodomy Law.
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White shirt.
American flag which turns into a rainbow flag with Capitol in front of it. Text: "Let Freedom Ring, March on Washington, April 25, 1993, Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, Washington DC"
1929 18th Street NW, PMB 2000, Washington DC 20009
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White polo shirt.
Sewn on patch with purple globe and text, "International Network of Lesbian and Gay Officials"
Organization of LGBT elected officials.
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Black shirt.
Front: "Impact Minnesota."
Back: "Join the party."
IMPACT Minnesota, a new independent-expenditure political action committee, has formed to focus on getting out the vote in the African-American community and in letting candidates know the impact black voters can have on the outcome of elections.
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White shirt. Grey circle, black donkey, triangle. "Minnesota DFL GLBT Caucus" Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party Duplicate copy found in Tretter Collection
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Black shirt.
Image of George Bush with text, "I knew it! In league with Satan!!"
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Navy blue hat.
Yellow seal with white house and text, "53rd Inauguration Parade Participant, 1997"
Participant of LGBT community, particularly LGBT bands, at 2nd Inauguration of President Bill Clinton
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Off-White Shirt. Yellow "No on Knight" www.noonknight.com It's divisive. It's intrusive. It's unfair. law enacted by California voters in March 2000 to restrict marriage to opposite-sex couples. In May 2008, it was struck down by the California Supreme Court as contrary to the state constitution. Duplicate copy found in the Tretter Collection
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Red shirt.
Train with peace signs and American flags. Text, "Kucinich for president, strength through peace on earth, get on board the peace train, Oakland to Oceanside, Sat. Dec. 22 - Sun. Dec. 23, Dennis4President.com." Same text on the back.
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Yellow/gold shirt.
"Vote Nov 7, No on 107, www.noProp107.com."
Back: "Why take away : Domestic benefits, Healthcare, Legal protection. No on 107."

Arizona Proposition 107 was a proposed same-sex marriage ban, put before voters by ballot initiative in the 2006 General Election. If passed, it would have prohibited the state of Arizona from recognizing same-sex marriages or civil unions. Though defeated, Arizonans passed a constitutional amendment 2 years later.
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Red shirt.
Text, "No 8" with no smoking circle. From the 'No on 8' campaign in Oregon, 1988.

Measure 8, an initiative that repealed Governor Neil Goldschmidt's executive order banning discrimination based on sexual orientation in the executive branch of state government. he measure was approved by the voters, 52.7 percent to 47.3 percent.
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White shirt. B
lack and purple image of Harvey Milk with text, "Harvey Milk 1930-1978, San Francisco's First Openly Gay Elected Official"
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Gray shirt.
"Gay & Lesbian voters for Clinton Gore" "Human Rights Campaign Fund."
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white shirt. Grey circle, black donkey, triangle. "Minnesota DFL GLBT Caucus" Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party Duplicate copy found in Tretter Collection
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Purple-pink shirt.
"DFL Gay Rights Caucus" on front and back.
Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party

One of the oldest shirts in the Tretter Collection.
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White shirt.
"Hey Mr. Governor, no hate in our state. GLBT equality NOW!" Outfront Minnesota
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White handkerchiefs
"St. Paul Human Rights, Count My Vote" with the state capitol in pink and purple and the text "Twin Cities Gaze Newspaper, Gaze TV, Gaze Radio, St. Paul Minnesota, 1990" in small print on the side
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White shirt.
"Ponte Vivo" "Vigilante del Voto"
Back: "Observador Electoral" "94 Observation" "Alianza Civica"
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white shirt. Green Outfront logo and Pride Pavilion 2002 "Outfront Minnesota"
Back: "Out the Vote" www.outfront.org Building a Better Community
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