Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Mabel Hampton - The Twenties and Life With Lillian (Tape 1)

Item

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Title

Mabel Hampton - The Twenties and Life With Lillian (Tape 1)

Subject

African American lesbians, Lesbian couples, Lesbian community

Description

Oral history interview of Mabel Hampton. Mabel Hampton reminisces about her life in the early 1920s. Mabel talks about going to Coney Island, cabarets, and various parties around New York City where women could meet other women. She discusses her friends and relationships with particular emphasis on Lillian Foster.

Creator

Mabel Hampton (Interviewee)
Joan Nestle [interviewer]

Date Created

May 21 1981

Format

Original = Cassette Tape
WAV
MP3

Medium

Digital reproduction of audio cassette.

Language

English

Type

Sound
Oral Histories Sounds

Identifier

SPW62

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 (Interviewee) and Joan Nestle [interviewer], “Mabel Hampton - The Twenties and Life With Lillian (Tape 1),” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed August 12, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/80.