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Gottlieb, Paula


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

Paula Gottlieb interviewed by Vanessa Cordero, 2016 March 29

Scope and Contents In this oral history Paula Gottlieb describes her childhood in a New Jersey farming community, her relationship with Judaism and Buddhism, and her immersion into the Northampton and Cummington lesbian communities. Gottlieb provides insight into the expansion of lesbian culture and community in the Pioneer Valley during the eighties. She highlights the community’s drastic change over time, particularly with the loss of lesbian spaces. Gottlieb describes the themes of her artwork—past and...
Dates of Materials: 2016 March 29