Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Elaine, June 28, 1982 (Tape 2)

Item

SPW480_ELAINE.jpg

Title

Elaine, June 28, 1982 (Tape 2)

Subject

Lesbian community--New York (State)--New York, Lesbians--United States--Identity, Lesbians--United States--Interviews, Oral history interview; Families; relationships; Abusive Relationships; Working; Gangs; Jail

Description

Discussion on early childhood, being Canadian but growing up on an Indian Reservation near Syracuse. Also discusses being the head of a black gang, her relationship with her mother and abusive stepfather, and the jail time she spent for his murder, finding work (while hiding she was gay) and relationships.

Creator

Elaine (Interviewee)
Madeline Davis (Interviewer)

Date Created

1982, June 28

Format

Original= Cassette Tape
WAV
MP3

Extent

Side A = 45:29 minutes
Side B = 33:06 minutes

Medium

Digital reproduction of audio cassette.

Language

English

Type

Sound
Oral History Interview

Identifier

SPW480

Rights Holder

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

Citation

Elaine (Interviewee) and Madeline Davis (Interviewer), “Elaine, June 28, 1982 (Tape 2),” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed December 6, 2021, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/107.