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Responding to AIDS The Seattle-King County Department of Public Health 1982-1996


This exhibit presents historical materials about HIV/AIDS.
For current information about HIV/AIDS, please visit King County Health Services.

Content warning: The educational and outreach materials and oral histories in this exhibit
include frank discussion of sexual behavior and drug use.

Responding to AIDS

An exhibit and oral history project from the King County Archives.

Content warning: The archival records featured in this exhibit discuss sexual behavior and illegal drug use. Please direct questions or comments to

Copyright King County Archives, Seattle Washington, June 2016.




Please note: This exhibit features historical materials relating to HIV/AIDS. For current health information, please visit Public Health, Seattle & King County - HIV/AIDS and STD Prevention and Education.



Oral histories produced with support from a 2015 4Culture Heritage Projects Grant.


TTY Relay 711

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 9 am-4 pm

Please note the Archives is closed Wednesdays.