Linda Garber Oral History ccollection

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
657 Mission Street, #300
San Francisco, California 94105
(415) 777-5455
reference@glbthistory.org
http://www.glbthistory.org/
2013


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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