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Scope and Contents In this oral history Carol Cote describes her childhood growing up in Lewiston, Maine, a small, predominantly working-class town. She discusses her relationships with her family, both immediate and extended. Cote talks about her early work experiences as a nurse’s aide in high school and the friends she met through that job. She recalls her first crushes, discovering her sexuality, and how the friends she made while working in high school helped her to meet other gay and lesbian people. She...
Dates of Materials: 2013 March 18
Abstract Documenting Lesbian Lives is a collection of life histories with people who consider themselves to be (presently or at one time) lesbian, queer or bisexual. The project provides a complex and nuanced collective story of American lesbian history and experience. Narrators include grassroots activists and political organizers; educators and academics; musicians, writers, and artists; as well as community and religious leaders. They come from a variety of class, ethnic, racial, social, and...
Dates of Materials: 2010-2020