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1988 Tompkins Square Park Riot Tee - Men's Large, Women's XL

1988 Tompkins Square Park Riot Tee - Men's Large, Women's XL

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Vintage 80s baby pink t shirt from the 1988 The Tompkins Square Park riot. Some condition notes, please see description below.
The riot "occurred on August 6–7, 1988 in Tompkins Square Park, located in the East Village and Alphabet City neighborhoods of Manhattan, New York City. Groups of "drug pushers, homeless people and young people known as squatters and punks," had largely taken over the park." The shirt has the Helen Keller quote, "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing."
Here is the original new paper article from the New York Times:

Measurements and Condition:

Fits like: Labeled XL, fits modern men's large/women's large to XL
Fabric: Cotton/poly
Brand: Screen Stars, made in USA
Condition: Good, with pilling throughout, three 1/4" yellow spots on the lower part of graphic, two 1/8" and four pinpoint orange spots on the right side, a 1/8" orange spot on the lower back, very faint yellowing around the edge of collar, and some very minor discoloration/fading throughout.

Length: 27.5"
Chest: 43"

Shown on a 5’8” model with measurements of 34”-26”-37”, usually wears size small to medium. See our FAQ section for more information on sizing and condition ratings.



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