Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Deborah Edel, Joan Nestle & Judith Schwarz

Item

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Title

Deborah Edel, Joan Nestle & Judith Schwarz

Subject

Lesbian Herstory Archives, Consciousness Raising, Lesbian Studies

Description

Deborah Edel, Joan Nestle, and Judith Schwarz discuss the formation of the Lesbian Herstory Archives in the 1970s. They detail how the Archives grew out of a consciousness raising group through the Gay Academic Union in 1973. They talk about the mission of the archives, to ensure that lesbian voices and culture were heard and preserved. They also talk about the growth of their collections through donations of books, papers, and photographs from the lesbian community.

Language

English

Type

Video Recording, Oral History

Identifier

Edel_Deborah_Nestle_Joan_&_Schwarz_Judith

Rights Holder

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

Citation

“Deborah Edel, Joan Nestle & Judith Schwarz,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed January 27, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/416.