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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

Dorthee interviewed by Rebecca York, 2016 March 27

Scope and Contents In this oral history Dor focuses on her early childhood, growing up in the wake of World War II, her 22 year marriage, and her children, as well as her choice to continue her education and her introduction to lesbian separatism. She talks about the lesbian community in Northampton during the years, as it was integral to her journey of coming out, finding partners, and moving to Wendell. She focuses on her time in Wendell, specifically the building of her home which, as she describes it, is a...
Dates of Materials: 2016 March 27

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