Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Mabel Hampton, November 28, 1986 (Tape 1)

Item

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Title

Mabel Hampton, November 28, 1986 (Tape 1)

Subject

Lesbianism, Lesbian community, Nineteen twenties, Harlem Renaissance, Dance, African American lesbians

Description

Mabel talks about her life at theater Lafayette on Coney Island in the 20s. She also talks about the dress code of her and her friends; also the language describing lesbians back in the 1920s.

Creator

Mabel Hampton (Interviewee)
Joan Nestle (interviewer)

Date Created

1986

Format

Original = Cassette Tape
WAV
MP3

Medium

Digital reproduction of audio cassette.

Language

English

Type

Sound
Oral Histories

Identifier

SPW1144

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, November 28, 1986 (Tape 1),” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed June 25, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/86.