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Stonewall Riots, New York, N.Y., 1969

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Topical headingStonewall Riots, New York, N.Y., 1969
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Variant(s)Stonewall Inn Riot, New York, N.Y., 1969
Stonewall Inn Riots, New York, N.Y., 1969
Stonewall Rebellion, New York, N.Y., 1969
Stonewall Riot, New York, N.Y., 1969
Stonewall Uprising, New York, N.Y., 1969
See alsoRiots--New York (State)
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Found inWork cat.: 92036694: Duberman, M. Stonewall, 1993.
Adam, B.D. The rise of a gay and lesbian movement, 1987: p. 75, Stonewall Riot (Stonewall Rebellion)
Tobin, K. Gay crusaders, 1972: p. 9 (1969 rebellion at Stonewall Bar)
Hennepin (Stonewall Rebellion, 1969)
Carter, D. Stonewall : the riots that sparked the gay revolution, 2004: p. 1 (The Stonewall Riots were a series of violent protests and street demonstrations that began in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, and centered around a gay bar in the Greenwich Village section of New York City) p. 2 (the riots, which continued on and off for six days, marked the beginning of the "gay rights movement")
Wikipedia, via WWW, July 23, 2004 (The Stonewall riots were a series of violent conflicts between homosexuals and police officers in New York City. The riot began not long after 1:20 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, 1969, when police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich Village. "Stonewall," as it is often called, is considered the start of the modern gay rights movement worldwide.)
Britannica concise encyc., via WWW, July 23, 2004 (Stonewall riots: Series of violent confrontations between police and gay rights activists in New York City. In response to the second raid in a week by police on the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in Greenwich Village that had been selling liquor without a license, about 1,000 transvestites, gays, and lesbians taunted police and threw debris; police responded with violence. Similar riots occurred on succeeding nights and were followed by protest rallies.)
The new dictionary of cultural literacy, via WWW, July 23, 2004 (Stonewall Riot. A disturbance that grew out of a police raid on the Stonewall Inn, a popular hang-out for gays in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in 1969. Such raids long had been routine, but this one provoked a riot as the crowd fought back. The riot led to the formation of the Gay Liberation Front and to a new level of solidarity among homosexuals.)
Columbia encyc., via WWW, July 23, 2004 ("the modern gay-rights movement in the United States is usually said to have begun with the Stonewall riot (June, 1969) in New York City, which resulted from a police raid on a gay bar")
Smith, W.A. Stonewall Riots of 1969, via WWW, July 23, 2004.
Stonewall and beyond online exhibition, July 23, 2004 (Stonewall Riots)
Google search, July 23, 2004 (Stonewall Riot; Stonewall Riots; Stonewall Inn Riot; Stonewall Inn Riots; Stonewall Rebellion)
President Obama designates Stonewall National Monument, via The White House website, June 24, 2016, viewed on June 25, 2016 (Stonewall National Monument; the historic site of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City)
U.S. National Park Service website, June 25, 2016 (Stonewall National Monument; located in Greenwich Village, New York City; the Stonewall Uprising on June 28, 1969 is a milestone in the quest for LGBT civil rights and provided momentum for a movement)
Not found inAmericana; Britannica Micro.