Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project: Interview with David Swarthout

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Titles Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project: Interview with David Swarthout
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: At the time of this interview, David Swarthout had been providing HIV counseling services to newly diagnosed people for more than eight years through the Hennepin County Red Door Clinic. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: A former Jesuit monk, Swarthout discusses the early discrimination against people with HIV in Minnesota. He discusses his efforts to provide a hopeful alternative to overwhelmingly negative messages in the media and how he helps people adjust to life with HIV infection.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
19 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:05:45 running time
Creation Interviewee: Swarthout, David
Interviewer: Davies, Susan
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/14/1995
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 50 (Library Call Number)
AV1996.17.14 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project'


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