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Walters, Jennifer


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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

Jennifer Walters interviewed by Anna Eisen, 2010 March 11 and April 9

Scope and Contents In this oral history Jennifer Walters describes growing up as the oldest of six children in a Catholic working-class family and community in Buffalo, New York. She explains how her early experiences as a student leader of college ministry at Marquette University, and later as a counselor to HIV-positive patients at Fenway Community Health Center, led her to obtain a doctorate from the Episcopal Divinity School. The interview centers on Walters’ vocational discernment to the priesthood as an...
Dates of Materials: Majority of material found within 2010 March 11 and April 9