1. a: In October 1989, thousands of people who had died of AIDS were memorialized in ceremonies centered on a huge quilt made by friend and families of the victims...1989 Aurora, pg. 13. 2. b: In the Summer of 1988 forest fires destroyed millions of acres of national parkland, especially in Yellowstone National Park... 1989 Aurora, pg. 12. 3. c: Gretchen Elizabeth Carlson, Miss Minnesota, was the first classical violinist to become Miss America. She plans to study law at Harvard University...1989 Aurora, pg. 14. Note: In 2008 she is an anchor on the Fox Television Feature, "Fox and Friends." J. Wine, 28 October 2008. 4. d: The late September Hurricane Gilbert rose out of the Caribbean to kill more than 300 people, leave hundreds of thousands homeless and cause billions of dollars in damage..1989 Aurora, pg. 12. 5. e: Hit by the worst drought in years, farmer's throughout the Midwest watch helplessly as their crops died...Aurora, pg. 12
Date of Accession
28 October 2008
Bio History Note
The 1989 Aurora featured photos from around the world of events happening that time. The description of the photos below comes from writing on the verso of the pictures. Some spellings were altered.
Description prepared 28 October 2008 by Jeanine M. Wine