Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Enit, October 3, 1978 (Tape 1)

Item

SPW477_ENIT.jpg

Title

Enit, October 3, 1978 (Tape 1)

Subject

Lesbian community--New York (State)--New York, Lesbian bars, Lesbians--United States--Identity, Lesbians--United States--Interviews, Lesbian community--United States--History, Oral history interview

Description

Enit discusses facing her sexuality at the age of 12 and coming out to her family despite her frustration at their lack of acceptance. She goes on to discuss her social life and dating in Buffalo, NY, noting how she used to meet women at bars but that her social activities have changed with age. She discusses her participation in the Erie Picnics held for gay men and women in Pennsylvania. She is 47 at the time of the interview.

Creator

Enit (Interviewee)
Madeline Davis (Interviewer)

Date Created

1978, October 3

Format

Original= Cassette Tape
WAV
MP3

Extent

Side A=45:48 minutes
Side B= 45:56 minutes

Medium

Digital reproduction of audio cassette.

Language

English

Type

Sound
Oral History Interview

Identifier

SPW477

Rights Holder

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

Citation

Enit (Interviewee) and Madeline Davis (Interviewer), “Enit, October 3, 1978 (Tape 1),” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed December 6, 2021, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/104.