June 7, 2011 | by Staff reports
Macy’s displays historic Blade photos

Pride 1980

 

Marchers at the 1980 Pride march. (Washington Blade Archives photo by Lee Snider)
Pride on the bus

PFLAG advertises on the Metro bus sometime in the late 1980s or early 1990s. (Washington Blade Archives photo)

Names Project Quilt

The Names Project Quilt covers the National Mall on October 8, 1988. (Washington Blade Archive photo by Doug Hinckle)

Macy’s Metro Center and the Washington Blade have teamed up to celebrate more than four decades of the Blade’s coverage of LGBT life in Washington. The windows that face 12th and 13th Streets have been dressed with three massive 5 foot by 7 foot blown up photos spanning Blade coverage of Pride and other major D.C. LGBT events.

The new windows were unveiled Tuesday at the Macy’s store to kick off Pride. The Washington Blade will be unveiling more 5′x7′ historic photos on our Pride float on Saturday. Come take a look at all eight of our beautiful restored Pride archive photos on the Blade float and at the Washington Blade booth at Sunday’s festival.

Macy's window on 13th street features pictures from the Washington Blade archive. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

Photos courtesy of Washington Blade Archive Collection.
Photos by Michael Key, Doug Hinckle and JEB

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