Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Alma Routsong, Tape 1 of 2, January 20, 1990

Item

alma_routsong.jpg

Title

Alma Routsong, Tape 1 of 2, January 20, 1990

Description

Alma Routsong is interviewed in New York in 1990. She discusses her early experiences of being a lesbian and coming out. She explains how lesbian literature of the time informed her about DOB and influenced her to leave her husband and move to New York with her lover. Alma also discusses her writing career and use of a pseudonym.

Creator

Interviewer: N/A, Interviewee: Alma Routsong

Date Created

1990-01-20

Contributor

Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science, LIS 668 Moving Image and Sound Archiving students. Edited by Morgan Gwenwald, Manuela Soares, Sara Yaeger.

Language

en

Type

Video Recording, Oral History

Identifier

Digital routsong_tape1of2_19900109

Rights Holder

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

Citation

Interviewer: N/A, Interviewee: Alma Routsong, “Alma Routsong, Tape 1 of 2, January 20, 1990,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed June 30, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/362.