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Harris, Lori E.


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Deborah Faison interviewed by Lori E. Harris, 2010 March 17

Scope and Contents In this oral history Deborah Faison describes growing up in Philadelphia, PA in the early 1960s. Although raised in a two-person household, Deborah, her siblings and her mother experienced abuse and neglect at the hands of the man that Deborah believed to be her biological father. It wasn’t until she was an adult that she learned that the man she believed to be her father was actually her stepfather and had adopted her at a young age. Deborah recalls having lived part of her childhood...
Dates of Materials: 2010 March 17

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

Lori Harris interviewed by Lalitha Muthusamy, 2011 April 18

Scope and Contents In this oral history, Lori Harris describes her childhood growing up in Dayton, Ohio with her siblings and her experiences dealing with her mother’s divorces and her abusive stepfather. The interview focuses on her journey as a working adult returning to college to receive her bachelor’s degree in American Studies. She talks at length about her academic and scholarly work in black women and lesbian health issues, as well as her experiences in the academy as a non-traditional aged student...
Dates of Materials: 2011 April 18

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