Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Joe, April 18, 1979 (Tape 1)

Item

443.jpg

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.

Creator

Madeline Davis
Joe

Date Created

1979-04-18

Extent

Side A: 30:18
Side B: 18:20

Medium

mpeg
wav

Language

eng

Type

Sound
Oral History Interview

Identifier

SPW# 443

Rights Holder

Lesbian Herstory Archives, Contact Designation: Maxine Wolfe, Contact Address: 484 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215, Phone Number: 718-768-3953

Citation

Madeline Davis and Joe, “Joe, April 18, 1979 (Tape 1),” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed December 6, 2021, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/1.