Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

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

Item

Title

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

Subject

Minorities--Civil rights [sh98005421] Sexism [sh85120678] Racism--United States [sh2008110339] Labor movement--United States--History--20th century [sh2009128353] Lesbian community [sh95005870] Gay community [sh91003435]

Description

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 Robinson, Howard Wallace, Kate Millet, and Flo Kennedy. Key topics included civil and human rights, the labor movement, racism, sexism, and love. Short technical glitches occur on Side A.

Date Created

1979 October 14

Format

Original = Cassette Tape
WAV
MP3

Extent

Side A = 36:05 minutes Side B: [33:11]
Side B = 33:11 minutes

Medium

Digital reproduction of audio cassette.

Language

English

Type

Sound
Oral Histories

Identifier

SPW1160

Rights Holder

Lesbian Herstory Archives, Contact Designation: Maxine Wolfe, Contact Address: 484 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215, Phone Number: 718-768-3953

Citation

“March on Washington, October 14, 1979 (Tape 3),” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed January 23, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/102.