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Gensler, Sharon A.


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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

Sharon A. Gensler interviewed by Milada Cook, 2016 April 1

Scope and Contents In this oral history Sharon talks about her growing up in Brewerton, NY, as well as her college years, activism, and her participation in the lesbian communities of Ann Arbor, MI and Western Massachusetts. She makes a point to begin the documentation of the history of the Wendell, MA community. She begins with her early life, talking about growing up on a family farm, then recounts her time in college and grad school, and her entry into activism. Including stories from her time at the...
Dates of Materials: 2016 April 1

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