Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Mabel Hampton Singing and Talking (Tape 1)

Item

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Title

Mabel Hampton Singing and Talking (Tape 1)

Subject

Lesbianism, Rape, Lesbian couples

Description

Oral history interview with Mabel Hampton. Side A: Mabel sings and talks about her life with Lillian Foster, and stories from her youth. Side B: She describes her life in Jersey City, Coney Island and the rape by her uncle. She also talks about the pitfalls of falling in love, and being a working woman at 80 years old.

Creator

Mabel Hampton (Interviewee)
Joan Nestle [interviewer]

Date Created

1982

Format

Original = Cassette Tape
WAV
MP3

Medium

Digital reproduction of audio cassette.

Language

English

Type

Sound
Oral Histories Sounds

Identifier

SPW59

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 Singing and Talking (Tape 1),” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed June 30, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/79.