Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Lesbian Singer and Political Prisoners

Item

LC011.jpeg

Title

Lesbian Singer and Political Prisoners

Description

This untitled interview features a guest who discusses her time in prison, the songs she wrote about another incarcerated woman, songs she wrote for political prisoners including Lolita Lebron and Susan Saxe, and conditions of the women’s prison which she was subjected to. She talks about how the state justified the horrible conditions at the prison, and the lack of access to any kind of rehabilitation programs, despite rehabilitation being the supposed purpose of prison.

Rights

Not to be used for publication without the express written consent of Liza Cowan. Contact the Lesbian Herstory Archive for Liza Cowan’s contact information.

Language

English

Identifier

LC011

Physical Format

1/4 inch audio tape

Digital Format

.wav file

Duration

00:26:10

Citation

“Lesbian Singer and Political Prisoners,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed April 13, 2024, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/998.