Twin Cities Gay and Lesbian Community Oral History Project: Interview with Richard W. Bosard
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Richard Bosard was born in 1913 and is a native of Minneapolis. Educated on the East Coast, he served in the military during World War II. He was a lawyer by profession. He died May 4, 2000. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Mr. Bosard discusses his personal experiences regarding his awareness of his sexual identity and the Kinsey Report in 1948. He traces the history of gay social life in the Twin Cities, relating tales of the hot spots for entertainment such as the Dug Out, The 19, and Sutton's. He also tells of the changes that Loring Park has seen over the years. Further, Mr. Bosard talks about the various newspapers that have been published in the Twin Cities area, specifically for the gay and lesbian communities.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
24 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:24:05 running time
Creation Interviewee: Bosard, Richard W.
Interviewer: Paulsen, Scott
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 10/31/1993
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 42
Accession Number AV1994.173.1
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Twin Cities Gay and Lesbian Community Oral History Project'

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