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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
Scope and Contents In this oral history, Judith Jerome discusses her childhood in the Midwest, her young adulthood experiences as a VISTA volunteer and a mother, as well as the events that led up to her move to Stonington, Maine where she restored a community theater with her partner. The interview focuses heavily on Jerome’s upbringing during the 1940s, where she was surrounded by extended family that instilled a love of storytelling and performance in her from a young age. She also discusses her close...
Dates of Materials: 2013 March 22