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Mabel Hampton, Lillian Foster, 1976 (Tape 1)

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Title

Mabel Hampton, Lillian Foster, 1976 (Tape 1)

Subject

Lesbian couples, Rape, Dance

Description

Audio cassette. Oral History Interview of Mabel Hampton. Mabel discusses her first girlfriend, a white woman she met while working at a girl's school. She also discusses her three year relationship with a married woman she worked for as a domestic worker, whom she considers her first love. In addition, she discusses her life as a dancer and her trips to a private lesbian club, frequented by notable women. She then relates how she was briefly abducted, attacked and robbed, and how she escaped and how her friends sought revenge on her attackers.

Date Created

1976

Collection

Citation

Mabel Hampton and Joan Nestle [interviewer], “Mabel Hampton, Lillian Foster, 1976 (Tape 1),” LHA Herstories: Audio/Visual Collections of the LHA, accessed July 15, 2020, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/document/SPW1132.