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Herstories:  Audio/Visual Collections of the LHA

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  • Tags: Oral History Process
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Marge, June 4, 1980

Marge speaks of the bars in Buffalo, NY in the 1950s, specifically Bingo's, Chesterfield, Dugan's, Mardi Gras, and Carousel, which had more of an established lesbian clientele. She tells how Carousel changed from a lesbian to gay crowd in the late…
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Enit, October 3, 1978 (Tape 2)

Enit discusses how her perception of Lesbian oppression has changed over time. She also talks about acceptance in the work place and how professionals view Lesbians. Enit explains that her personal interests have changed with age and that her hobby…
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Enit, October 3, 1978 (Tape 1)

Enit discusses facing her sexuality at the age of 12 and coming out to her family despite her frustration at their lack of acceptance. She goes on to discuss her social life and dating in Buffalo, NY, noting how she used to meet women at bars but…
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Mabel's Parties / Mabel Hampton, 1981 (Tape 1)

Oral History interview dated . Side A: Mabel talks about the parties she attended, the atmosphere, the people she met and the music she listened to. She also speaks in detail about romantic relationships with specific women and her first love from…
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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…
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Mabel Hampton, Lillian Foster, 1976 (Tape 1)

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…