Rural youth, African American lesbians
Oral History interview of Mabel Hampton. Mabel describes her early childhood and rural upbringing in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in the early 1900s. Notable facts include her mother's death (possibly by poisoning) not long after Mabel's birth, and that Mabel was very small (perhaps premature) at birth. Mabel also discusses a range of subjects including a description of and anecdotes about her early caretaker, life on a farm/agricultural setting, and memories of going to church.
Mabel Hampton (Interviewee)
Joan Nestle [interviewer]
Original = Cassette Tape
Digital reproduction of audio cassette.
Lesbian Herstory Archives, Contact Designation: Maxine Wolfe, Contact Address: 484 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215, Phone Number: 718-768-3953
Mabel Hampton (Interviewee) and Joan Nestle [interviewer], “Mabel Hampton,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed August 12, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/68.