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"M.A.F.I.A., founded in 1978, is an organization dedicated to promotion of and instruction in the art of Handball or Fisting. We are an organization with members worldwide, based in Chicago, Illinois, USA."
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Most likely in reference to a gay bar at 46 E. Oak St Chicago, IL

Black t-shirt, Loading Zone
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The Living End is a 1992 American comedy-drama film by Gregg Araki

Black t-shirt, red lettering
An irresponsible movie by Gregg Araki
The Living End
Backside of shirt is mirror inverse of front
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Chicago Phoenix FT. Lauderdale
10

3501 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60657
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"an educational, support, and service organization for people concerned with gay issues, but primarily for gay people, their families, and friends."
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Blue t-shirt
Image of Amelia Earhart

Lesbian Pride Week
August 1-8 '76
CHGO (Chicago)
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Black t-shirt with Chicago skyline
Volleyball team
Chicago's Lincoln Park Lagooners
L.P.L. 1981
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L.P.L. 2nd National Invitational Volleyball Tournament
Chicago, Illinois
May 24th-25th, 1980
Cosponsored by Carol's Speakeasy

Yellow t-shirt
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White t shirt, green lettering
Volleyball team
Chicago's Lincoln Park Lagooners
Summer Camp
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Tan T-shirt
Volleyball team
Chicago's Lincoln Park Lagooners
Carnival '78
A Tropical Lei
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Blue shirt with yellow collar
Volleyball team
Chicago's Lincoln Park Lagooners
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The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Alliance of Columbia College
Black t-shirt
Lambda Force Columbia College

600 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
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Tulum 11, 22, Cancún, QROO, Mexico
White t-shirt
Karamba Cancun
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Black T-shirt
Gold Coast Chicago
"The Leather Cell"

501 N. Clark
Chicago, IL
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White t-shirt
unknown origin

black and white drawing of a man lifting a bar bell over a towel. Below reads, "The Gym For Houston Muscle & Power Co"
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White t-shirt
Fifteenth Anniversary
International Mr. Leather 1993
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Held at Clubland at the Vic & Executive House Hotel
Winner: D Cannon
International Mr. Leather 1991

Item can also be found at the Chris Gonzalez Library and Archives in Indianapolis, IN: http://wearinggayhistory.com/items/show/196
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The Gold Coast
Chicago, Illinois
International Mr. Leather 1982

Black t-shirt

501 N. Clark
Chicago, IL
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The Gold Coast
Chicago, Illinois
International Mr. Leather 1981

Black t-shirt

501 N. Clark
Chicago, IL
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Black t-shirt
logo of IMPACT, statewide political action committee to elect gay and pro-gay candidates
Founded by Ron Sable in the fall of 1987
Lasted until around 1997
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White t-shirt
The Indomitable Spirit
Happy Sad Awake Asleep Hopeful Doubtful Relaxed Tense Alive
Photographers + Friends United Against AIDS
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Yellow t-shirt

HBMC most likely in reference to Howard Brown Memorial Clinic

4025 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60613
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White T-shirt
Gerber/Hart Library and Archives
Chicago, IL
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Gay and Lesbian Library and Archives
Gerber/Hart

Item also found at Chris Gonzalez Library and Archives in Indianapolis, IN: http://wearinggayhistory.com/items/show/224
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White T-shirt
Amazon Butch Dyke Femme Invert Lesbo Marge Queer Order Stone Virigant
Gerber/Hart Gay and Lesbian Library and Archives Chicago Jan Ballard 1995
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