Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Ruth Simpson and Ellen Povill, Tape 2 of 2, October 8, 1989

Item

ruth_simpson.jpg

Title

Ruth Simpson and Ellen Povill, Tape 2 of 2, October 8, 1989

Description

Ruth Simpson and Ellen Povill are interviewed in Woodstock, New York. They talk about various movements, including civil rights, feminism and gay and lesbian rights. They describe the day a group of feminists were arrested at a demonstration and the police brutality they experienced and later on, examples of FBI interception. Ruth discusses DOB and her leadership of the New York chapter and Ellen talks about her activities on the action committee.

Creator

Interviewer: N/A, Interviewee: Ruth Simpson, Ellen Povill

Date Created

1989-10-08

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

Physical: MV-68, Digital: simpson_povill_tape2of2_19891008

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: Ruth Simpson, Ellen Povill, “Ruth Simpson and Ellen Povill, Tape 2 of 2, October 8, 1989,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed May 28, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/384.