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Linda Garber Oral History ccollection
2008-04  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Linda Garber Oral History ccollection
    Dates: 1984-2003
    Collection Number: 2008-04
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .2 linear feet (1 box)
    Repository: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94105
    Abstract: The Linda Garber collection documents lesbian history in the Central Valley and San Francisco through oral histories and the records of Old Wives’ Tales Bookstore. The bulk of the collection consists of interviews from the Central California Lesbian Oral History Project, which aimed to fill a gap in LGBT histories that focus on large cities by collecting interviews of the 1970s from lesbians in the Central Valley.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The collection is open for research, with the following restrictions: some release forms from the Central California Lesbian Oral History Project are restricted. Two of the interviews from the project are currently restricted pending transcription. Funding for processing this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has been transferred to the GLBT Historical Society.

    Preferred Citation

    Linda Garber Oral History ccollection. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Linda Garber on May 23, 2004.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Linda Garber collection documents lesbian history in the Central Valley and San Francisco through oral histories and the records of Old Wives’ Tales Bookstore. The bulk of the collection consists of interviews from the Central California Lesbian Oral History Project, which aimed to fill a gap in LGBT histories that focus on large cities by collecting interviews of the 1970s from lesbians in the Central Valley. There are also four floppy disks from Old Wives’ Tales feminist bookstore, circa 1992, which contain letters, newsletters, a database and a catalog; several other oral histories, including one about the Folsom Street Fair; and a recording of the 2002 “First Time in Print” panel at the San Francisco Public Library, featuring Del Martin, Phyllis Lyon, Don Lucas and Bob Ross.

    Indexing Terms

    Lesbians--History--20th century.
    Oral history --United States.
    Faderman, Lillian

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