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Hairston, Andrea


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Andrea Hairston interviewed by Aiden Leigh Bartelt, 2010 March 26

Scope and Contents In this oral history, Andrea Hairston describes her childhood in a working-class African-American community in Pittsburgh and her experiences in community activism around Civil Rights, union organizing, and anti-war activity through her teenage years. Describing her sense of “revolving movements,” she details her subsequent involvement with women’s movements and queer organizing and community through her time as a student at Smith College. The interview focuses on her sense of multiple-issue...
Dates of Materials: 2010 March 26

Documenting Lesbian Lives Oral History Project oral histories

Identifier: SSC-MS-00661
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