Twin Cities Gay and Lesbian Community Oral History Project: Interview with Kerry Woodward

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Titles Twin Cities Gay and Lesbian Community Oral History Project: Interview with Kerry Woodward
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Kerry Woodward spent her youth moving about the United States with her family. Her father was in advertising and her mother was a homemaker. She went to elementary school in Ohio and junior and senior high schools in Birmingham, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. Following graduation from Oberlin College, Woodward spent a year living in New York and then moved to Atlanta where she received her Montessori training. She lived in Minneapolis during the 1970s and was living in California at the time of the interview. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Woodward discusses her realization of being a lesbian and her process of coming to that realization. She speaks of her involvement with the DFL and friendship with Steve Endean. She also tells of her involvement with the Lesbian Feminist Organizing Committee, and against the repeal of the St. Paul Human Rights amendment. In the interview, Woodward compares the 1970s gay communities in Minneapolis to that in San Francisco.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
21 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:34:15 running time
Creation Interviewee: Woodward, Kerry
Interviewer: Paulsen, Scott
Made in: Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States
Dates Creation: 10/18/1993
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 42 (Library Call Number)
AV1994.173.8 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Twin Cities Gay and Lesbian Community Oral History Project'


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