Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Mabel Hampton

Item

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Title

Mabel Hampton

Subject

Rural youth, African American lesbians

Description

Oral History interview of Mabel Hampton. Mabel describes her early childhood and rural upbringing in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in the early 1900s. Notable facts include her mother's death (possibly by poisoning) not long after Mabel's birth, and that Mabel was very small (perhaps premature) at birth. Mabel also discusses a range of subjects including a description of and anecdotes about her early caretaker, life on a farm/agricultural setting, and memories of going to church.

Creator

Mabel Hampton (Interviewee)
Joan Nestle [interviewer]

Format

Original = Cassette Tape
WAV
MP3

Medium

Digital reproduction of audio cassette.

Language

English

Type

Sound
Oral Histories

Identifier

SPW1134

Rights Holder

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

Citation

Mabel Hampton (Interviewee) and Joan Nestle [interviewer], “Mabel Hampton,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed December 5, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/68.