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Joe, April 18, 1979 (Tape 1)

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Title

Joe, April 18, 1979 (Tape 1)

Subject

Lesbian bars
Lesbian and gay experience
Lesbian community
Identity, lesbians--United States--interview
Lesbian Herstory Archives
Lesbianism

Description

Side A: Joe talks about the social atmosphere in the 1920s through the 1940s. He talks about Service Clubs and Music Circles as vehicles for social interaction but claims not to know of any exclusively gay or lesbian social groups. He also talks about the one gay bar in town in the 1930s and '40s and calls it "middle class at best."

Side B: Joe talks about social clubs (all men's clubs) and how gay society functioned within these clubs. He also talked about sports and gay women at the time.

Date Created

1979-04-18

Citation

Madeline Davis and Joe, “Joe, April 18, 1979 (Tape 1),” Herstories: Audio/Visual Collections of the LHA, accessed January 15, 2019, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/document/SPW%23%20443.