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Sticker - 'Camp', Midsumma Festival, Melbourne, 2004 Document Reg. No: HT 23134

Summary:
Yellow paper sticker with word 'camp' in pink at centre and green leaves on background. Produced as part of the Midsumma Festival, Melbourne, 2004.

Collected during the 2005-2006 Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay Transgender Collections Survey, a joint project between Museum Victoria, State Library of Victoria and the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives.

The Midsumma Festival was established in Melbourne in 1988, and is now one of the most significant gay and lesbian festivals in the world. It includes live music, performing arts and a carnival. It lasts for three weeks each year, from mid-January to February, and is concentrated over five inner city municipal councils across Melbourne: City of Melbourne, City of Stonnington, City of Yarra, City of Moreland and the City of Port Phillip. Midsumma Festival Inc is a not-for-profit organisation. 2006 principle sponsor was the City of Melbourne, with producing partners Tourism Victoria, Arts Victoria, City of Yarra & IBM.
Description:
Yellow paper sticker with word 'camp' in pink at centre, green leaves on background, and white inscription around.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Peter Campbell, 2005
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 35 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: festivals, lesbian gay, making history - gay lesbian collection
Themes this item is part of: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Project, Museum Victoria, 2005-2006, Cultural Diversity Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Sexuality
Tertiary Classification: fundraising
Inscriptions: Printed on front: 'MIDSUMMA 2004 / camp / THANKS FOR SUPPORTING MELBOURNE'S G & L FESTIVAL'.
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2004
Place & Date of Event: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2004
References: Kate Davison, 2006. 'Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender Material Survey: Project Report 2006'; National Association of People Living with AIDS web site http://napwa.org.au (accessed 8/1/2009); William Keys Anderson, 2002. Fever hospital : a history of Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital; Australian AIDS Quilt website http://www.aidsquilt.org.au/history.php, accessed 8/4/2009

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