ABOUT THE PROJECT

The United States of AIDS (USAIDS) is a student-led digital humanities project sponsored by the Digital Humanities Initiative at The New School. We are invested in making the history of AIDS activists accessible. Open source applications have allowed us to index and enhance interviews by applying keywords, outlining thematic segments, and embedding additional archival evidence. We would like to thank the ACT UP Oral History Project and the African American AIDS Activist Oral History Project for allowing us to use their interviews, and the Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation for the start-up funding for our beta launch in October 2015.
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OUR SPONSORS

We would like to thank the ACT UP Oral History Project and the African American AIDS Activist Oral History Project for allowing us to use their interviews, and the Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation for a start-up grant that funded our beta launch in October 2015.

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Jim Hubbard’s Statement

Sarah Schulman and I started the ACT UP Oral History Project in 2002 for two primary reasons. The first was that the work of thousands of AIDS activist who forced the U.S. government to deal with the AIDS crisis had largely been forgotten. We did not want to memorialize that effort, but to place it […]