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Browsing items in: Milwaukee LGBT Oral History Project Interviews

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    • Oral History Interview with Carol Stevens and Jai Brett, August 11, 2007

    • 2007-08-11
    • Carol Stevens and Jai Brett discuss coming out as lesbians; Stevens' marriage and children; Milwaukee's LGBT community, their involvement in the Gay Peoples Union (GPU) and Grape Vine, a lesbian-feminist organization; their friendships and...
    • Politics and culture--United States; Homophobia; Coming out (Sexual orientation)--United States; Lesbian community--Wisconsin; Lesbians--Periodicals
    • Oral History Interview with Donna Burkett, July 14, 2007

    • 2007-07-14
    • Donna L. Burkett discusses her family history, service in the military, participation in the civil rights movement, efforts to obtain a license to marry Manonia Evans in 1971, and involvement with various Milwaukee and statewide gay and lesbian...
    • Politics and culture--United States; Lesbian community--Wisconsin; Lesbians--Political activity--United States; Lesbian activists--United States--Interviews
    • Oral History Interview with Holly Loveland, June 26, 2007

    • 2007-06-26
    • Julia Kleppin interviews Holly Loveland, her domestic partner, about her family history, coming out experience, employment history, and involvement in Milwaukee's gay and lesbian organizations.
    • Politics and culture--United States; Coming out (Sexual orientation)--United States; Lesbian community--Wisconsin; Lesbians--Political activity--United States; Lesbian activists--United States--Interviews
    • Oral History Interview with Jane Bowers, August 15, 2007

    • 2007-08-15
    • Jane Bowers about her family history, education at Wellesley College and the University of California at Berkeley, teaching career in music, dawning self-awareness as lesbian in the 1950s, and involvement in the feminist movement.
    • Politics and culture--United States; Lesbian community--Wisconsin; Lesbians-- Identity, American; Coming out (Sexual orientation)--United States; Long-distance relationships; Gays in higher education
    • Oral History Interview with Janice Warren, August 1, 2007

    • 2007-08-01
    • Janice Warren discusses her family history; coming out as lesbian; growing up during Milwaukee's civil rights movement; involvement in the local LGBT community and groups such as Action Wisconsin and Lesbians of Color (LOC); experiences with race...
    • Politics and culture--United States; Lesbian bars; Lesbian community--Wisconsin; African American lesbians-- Identity; Lesbians--Political activity--United States; Lesbian activists--United States--Interviews
    • Oral History Interview with Jeanne Arnold, October 6, 2007

    • 2007-10-06
    • Jeanne Arnold discusses her 33-year relationship with life and business partner Barbara Lindquist.
    • Politics and culture--United States; Lesbian community--Wisconsin; Lesbians' writings, American; Lesbians-- Identity, American; Gay press publications
    • Oral History Interview with Julia Kleppen, June 26, 2007

    • 2007-06-26
    • Holly Loveland interviews Julia Kleppin, her domestic partner, about her family history, involvement in the feminist movement, marriage and children, coming out experience, relationships, and involvement in Milwaukee organizations and with various...
    • Politics and culture--United States; Lesbian community--Wisconsin; Lesbians--Political activity--United States; Lesbian activists--United States--Interviews
    • Oral History Interview with Karen Snider, March 17, 2003

    • 2003-03-17
    • Karen Snider talks about her coming out experience, involvement with the Milwaukee lesbian community, being a feminist lesbian writer for the Amazon Collective and Feminist Writers Guild, and discriminations faced by the LGBT community.
    • Politics and culture--United States; Gay authors--United States--Interviews; Lesbians' writings; American; Lesbians--Wisconsin--Milwaukee--Social conditions; Gay community--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • Oral History Interview with Lorrie Neuendorf and Cathy McConnell, July 25, 2007

    • 2007-07-25
    • Life partners Lorrie Neuendorf and Cathy McConnell interview each other concerning their childhoods, adult careers, families, coming out, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival.
    • Politics and culture--United States; Homophobia; Coming out (Sexual orientation)--United States; Lesbian bars; Lesbian community--Wisconsin; Lesbian couples--Family relationships--United States
    • Oral History Interview with Lula Reams, July 21, 2007

    • 2007-07-21
    • Dr. Lula F. Reams speaks about her family history; move from Tennessee to Racine, Wisconsin as a child; experiences with race relations both in the South and North; college education; work experiences; marriage and divorce; coming out as lesbian;...
    • Politics and culture--United States; Homophobia; Coming out (Sexual orientation)--United States; Lesbian community--Wisconsin; African American lesbians--Identity; Migrations, internal--United States--20th century; Gays in higher education
    • Oral History Interview with Rebecca Tassara, July 18, 2007

    • 2007-07-18
    • Rebecca Tassara speaks about her family history; Catholic education in Peru and move from Peru to the United States in 1966; marriage and children; relationship with her mother; coming out as lesbian; involvement in Milwaukee’s lesbian community.
    • Politics and culture--United States; Homophobia; Coming out (Sexual orientation)--United States; Lesbian community--Wisconsin; Hispanic American lesbians; Lesbians--Family relationships--United States
    • Oral History Interview with Ron Geiman, April 23, 2003

    • 2003-04-23
    • Ron Geiman talks about his family life and coming out experience, military service during Vietnam War, the Milwaukee gay bar culture in the 1970s, editorship of InStep from 1984 to 1996, and AIDS.
    • Politics and culture--United States; Coming out (Sexual orientation)--United States; Gay bars; Gays--Medical care--United States; Gay military personnel--United States--Interviews; Gay press publications; Gays--Wisconsin--Milwaukee--Social...
    • Oral History Interview with Shirley Fitzpatrick, October 25, 2003

    • 2003-10-25
    • Shirley Fitzpatrick talks about her family life and coming out experience as a gay woman, involvement in Milwaukee sports activities and bar scene in the 1970s and 1980s, early days of the Saturday Softball League (SSBL), challenges faced by the...
    • Politics and culture--United States; Homophobia; Gay couples--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States; Softball--United States; Gays--Wisconsin--Milwaukee--Social conditions; Gay community--Wisconsin--Milwaukee
    • Oral History Interview with Susan Cook, April 30, 2003

    • 2003-04-30
    • Susan Cook talks about her early life and coming out experience, the Milwaukee lesbian community and organizations in the 1980s, founding of the Milwaukee Lesbian and Gay Pride Committee (MLGPC) in 1987, and the beginnings of PrideFest including...
    • Politics and culture--United States; Homophobia; Coming out (Sexual orientation)--United States; Gay pride parades; Lesbians--Wisconsin--Milwaukee--Social conditions; Gay community--Wisconsin--Milwaukee

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