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Scope and Contents In this oral history Deborah Faison describes growing up in Philadelphia, PA in the early 1960s. Although raised in a two-person household, Deborah, her siblings and her mother experienced abuse and neglect at the hands of the man that Deborah believed to be her biological father. It wasn’t until she was an adult that she learned that the man she believed to be her father was actually her stepfather and had adopted her at a young age. Deborah recalls having lived part of her childhood...
Dates of Materials: 2010 March 17
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