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Twin Cities Gay and Lesbian Community Oral History Project: Interview with Richard W. Bosard
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.
2 hours sound cassette
24 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:24:05 running time
Interviewee: Bosard, Richard W.
Interviewer: Paulsen, Scott
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 42 (Library Call Number)
AV1994.173.1 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Twin Cities Gay and Lesbian Community Oral History Project'