2 in HIGH x 4.5 in WIDE x 10 in DEEP
(5.08 cm HIGH x 11.43 cm WIDE x 25.40 cm DEEP)
Collection of the Oakland Museum of California

Lilly, Answers that Matter
"What's Going On? California and the Vietnam Era" Exhibition at the Great Hall, August 28, 2004-February 28, 2005.

Kit of toilet items distributted at Stand Down in 2002. Kit incudes a camouflage fabric pouch (a) with a black zipper and a plastic clamp. Iside it has three packages: (b) contains a black comb, a toothbrush, bar of antibacterial soap"Freshscent" and "Fresmint" toohpaste; (c) contains "Freshmint" toothpaste, a collapsible toothbrush, a bar of soap, and a bottle of conditioning shampoo; (d) contains a condom, a mint candy, a lubricant and a card from Stepping Stone of San Diego, and Aids and Addiction Service center. This kit is given to participants in Stand Down after they have completed the three day event. Stand Down (military jargon for relaxing time) is an organization that houses and services homeless war veterans three days and two nights a year. Inculded in the services are medical check ups, AIDS information, information of Federal Benefits, hair cuts, manicures, clothing, etc. Many Vietnam Veterans attend this event.

Used: toilet | Cleaning | Veteran | Vietnam Veteran | Sex | Homeless person | Stand Down

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