This panel from the AIDS Memorial Quilt honors activist Roger Lyon, who died of AIDS in 1984.
Blog Post: Teaching AIDS in the early 1980s
Grade Range: 8-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 7/10/2012
In this post, students will read an interview with Marcia Quackenbush, a social worker in San Francisco in the early 1980s. She wrote one of the early textbooks for K-12 teachers, Teaching AIDS. Interviewer John O’Keefe is a guest assistant curator of the showcase display “HIV and AIDS 30 Years Ago.” This post was originally published on the Museum's "O Say Can You See?" blog.