AIDS awareness card: Rock Hudson, 1993



AIDS awareness card: Rock Hudson, 1993


Trading cards are a popular form of entertainment, but are also used to educate a segment of the population that may not be reached through more traditional methods.  This set of 110 trading cards designed for young adults depicts personalities who died from AIDS or were involved in the fight against AIDS, as well as a variety of HIV and AIDS-related topics.


“That summer of ‘85 really changed the whole epidemic because Rock Hudson put a face on it. And once you put a face on AIDS, there was a substantial shift in resources.”

Interview with Paul Kawata, National Minority AIDS Council, 1995
John-Manuel Andriote Victory Deferred Collection, 1901-2008


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Collection