AIDS Quilt Panel

June 3, 2011 – February 28, 2012

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

Artifact Walls near the Constitution Ave. Entrance Floor Plan

On view is a panel from the Names Project Foundation's AIDS Memorial Quilt honoring Roger Lyon. Lyon died of complications from AIDS in 1984, shortly after testifying before Congress to appeal for funding to combat the growing epidemic.