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Finding aid of the Edward Zold Papers
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The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, conference materials, draft publications, press releases, and videotapes, 1993-1997 (1 linear foot), document Edward Zold's work with ACT UP Golden Gate in campaigning to make AIDS Health Policy.
Born in 1970 and diagnosed with HIV as a teenager, Edward Zold has been an AIDS activist since 1990. From 1993-1997, Zold was a spokesperson for AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) Golden Gate. Zold participated in direct action with ACT UP, including the 1993 demonstration at the California state capitol in response to Governor Pete Wilson vetoing a needle exchange program. Wilson cited his anti-drug policy as his primary reason for opposing the program.
3 manuscript boxes 1.5 linear feet
Copyright to unpublished manuscript materials has been transferred to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society.
Collection open for research.