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People hold ‘Gay Pride’ and ‘Mattchine’ (The Mattachine Society was a early American gay rights organization) signs during the first Stonewall anniversary march Image via Fred McDarrah. 

Here’s what the Untapped staff is reading in the HQ today:

  • #231 The Stonewall Riots Revisited [The Bowery Boys]: In the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, undercover police officers attempting to raid the Stonewall Inn, a mob-controlled gay bar with darkened windows on Christopher Street, were met with something unexpected — resistance.
  • A Dutch sailor’s photos of the New York of 1979 [Ephemeral New York]: In 1979, Peter van Wijk was a radio officer in the Dutch Merchant Marine. That summer, his ship docked a couple of times in New York Harbor, giving him the opportunity to visit Manhattan and wander the streets.

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