Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

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

Item

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Title

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

Subject

Activism, AIDS, Books, Coming Out, Feminism, Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights, Gender, Images, The Ladder, Lesbiana, Lesbians of Color, Publications, Racism

Description

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 relationship before Donna, and Naiad Press. The last 30 minutes or so of the video focus on Barbara as she discusses The Ladder and the various women who contributed to it and how publications helped shape social change for the gay and lesbian movement.

Date

1987-11-27

Contributor

Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science, LIS 668 Moving Image and Sound Archiving students. Edited by Lauren Allshouse, Kim Loconto, Rachel Smiley, and Sara White.

Rights

See the LHA Copyright Statement
Photograph by: Morgan Gwenwald

Language

English

Type

Video Recording, Oral History

Identifier

Grier_Barbara_Tape(5)_1987Nov27

Rights Holder

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

Citation

“Barbara Grier, Tape 5 of 7, November 27, 1987,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed June 30, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/420.