Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Shane, undated (Tape 1)

Item

SPW526_SHANE.jpg

Title

Shane, undated (Tape 1)

Subject

Breaking the law, Family, Gay bars, Hustlers (Prostitutes), Lesbian bars, Lesbian high school students, Lesbian teenagers, Lesbians--Italian American, Lesbians--New York (State)--Buffalo--History--20th century, Pittsburgh (Pa.), Secrets--Family

Description

Shane talks about getting into trouble during her teenage years and how her father kept sending her to all-girls schools thinking it would straighten her out. She speaks about gay bars in Buffalo and Pittsburgh. She tells a story about running away from home to pursue a relationship, ending up involved with hustlers and begging her father to help her stay out of jail. She talks about moving back to Buffalo, getting a job, and how things have changed.

Creator

Shane (Interviewee)

Format

Original= Cassette Tape
WAV
MP3

Extent

Side A = 30:21 minutes
Side B = 20:31minutes

Medium

Digital reproduction of audio cassette.

Language

English

Type

Sound
Oral History Interview

Identifier

SPW526

Rights Holder

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

Citation

Shane (Interviewee), “Shane, undated (Tape 1),” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed December 6, 2021, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/117.