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Herstories:  Audio/Visual Collections of the LHA

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Barbara Grier, Tape 5 of 7, November 27, 1987

The majority of this video depicts Barbara and her partner, Donna McBride, going through photo albums and images of Barbara’s childhood, her family, and then her later years with Donna. Some topics that come up include Helen Bennett, Barbara’s…
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Lou+Jane, November 8, 1981 (Tape 4)

Lou and Jane discuss what life is like as an interracial lesbian couple. They discuss how white "studs" feel threatened by black "studs", feeling they will steal their women. Alcoholism is briefly discussed. They also discuss having to tell lies to…

March on Washington, October 14, 1979 (Tape 3)

March on Washington on October 14, 1979, which dealt with the civil rights of the gay and lesbian community. Participants included Audre Lorde (who can be heard on side A about 80% through), Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, Ted Weiss, Gotham, Tom…
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The Personal or the Political - I / Conference on Feminist Theory, September 29, 1979 (Tape 1)

In addition to Audre Lorde, Linda Gordon, Manuela Prairie, Jessica Benjamin, Bonnie Johnston, Camille Bristow, and Susan McHenry participated in the panel. The recording includes a question and answer session between panelists and audience members.…
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Audre Lorde: Astraea Benefit, "Conversation with Poems," 1981 (Tape 1 of 2)

Benefit for the Astraea Foundation, "Conversation with Poems." Introduced by unnamed speaker. Poetry reading and conversation with Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich; includes speech, poetry, and remarks.
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Audre Lorde: Astraea Benefit, "Conversation with Poems," (Tape 2 of 2)

Benefit for the Astraea Foundation, "Conversation with Poems." Poetry reading and conversation with Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich; includes speech, poetry, and remarks.
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Audre Lorde on Susan Howe's WBAI radio program "Poetry", undated (Tape 1)

Audre Lorde appears on Susan Howe's WBAI radio program "Poetry." She reads "Black Studies," "To My Daughter The Junkie On The Train," "To The Girl Who Lives In A Tree," "Song For A Thin Sister," "Oya," and "The Brown Menace" from her book New York…
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Mary T., July 7, 1978 (Tape 1)

Side A: Mary briefly describes her childhood and family dynamics. Mary and the interviewer then discuss the first time Mary recognized being different and her thoughts on desiring women at a young age, yet not knowing about lesbianism as a concept or…