Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Mabel Hampton, Lillian Foster, 1976 (Tape 1)

Item

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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.

Creator

Mabel Hampton
Joan Nestle [interviewer]

Date Created

1976

Format

Original = Cassette Tape
WAV
MP3

Extent

Side A [22:27]

Medium

Digital reproduction of audio cassette.

Language

English

Type

Sound
Oral History Interview

Identifier

SPW1132

Rights Holder

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

Citation

Mabel Hampton and Joan Nestle [interviewer], “Mabel Hampton, Lillian Foster, 1976 (Tape 1),” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed August 12, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/60.