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Mabel Hampton, 1988 (Tape 1)

Mabel discusses her early life as a lesbian in the Village between the two world wars, including the rooming house where she lived and the parties she attended. She describes how women dressed, what they ate at the parties, what they did at the…

Mabel Hampton, November 28, 1986 (Tape 1)

Mabel talks about her life at theater Lafayette on Coney Island in the 20s. She also talks about the dress code of her and her friends; also the language describing lesbians back in the 1920s.

Mabel Hampton Interviews (Tape 1)

Oral History interview of Mabel Hampton. Mabel discusses the language and culture of being gay in her time.



Joan at 38, Lesbian Life / Early Life Beginnings / Mabel Hampton, undated (Tape 1)

Oral history recording of Joan Nestle. Side A: Joan Nestle speaks about lesbian self-expression and the importance of language to identity. She goes on to talk about her early life and how she was motivated to take a stand against the oppression she…

"Lesbians and Literature" panel discussion at MLA conference, undated (Tape 1)

Preceded by short presentation from representative of the recently vandalized Diana Press. Speakers, in order of appearance: moderator Julia Stanley (unnamed on tape); Mary Daly; Audre Lorde (11:38 into Side B); Judith McDaniel; Adrienne Rich.…

Audre Lorde at the Modern Language Association Conference in Chicago, 1977 (Tape 1)

Modern Language Association Conference in Chicago, December 1977. Lesbian Feminist Poetry Reading featuring six poets. Side A includes Joan Larkin, Barbara Smith and Diedre McCalla. Side B includes Melanie Kaye, Adrienne Rich and Audre Lorde; Audre…