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Nelson, Marjory, 1928-2018

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1928 December 20

Occupations: Lesbian activist; Therapist; Feminist.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Marjory Nelson interviewed by Kate Weigand, May 18-19, 2005

 File — Box: 36
Scope and Contents In this oral history Marjory Nelson describes her childhood in the 1930s and 1940s in an upper middle-class academic family in New Brunswick, NJ, her life as a typical white suburban housewife and mother in the 1950s and 1960s, her transformation into a middle-aged white academic feminist and leftist political activist after 1968, and her experiences as a lesbian activist living and working in San Francisco since the late 1970s. The interview focuses on Nelson's transformation from married...
Dates of Materials: May 18-19, 2005