Lesbian and Bisexual Women in English Canada audio history collection: Vivienne interview




Duder, Karen

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The Lesbian and Bisexual Women in English Canada audio history collection consists of audio histories conducted for the 2001 University of Victoria Department of History doctoral dissertation "The Spreading Depths: Lesbian and Bisexual Women in English Canada, 1910-1965," by Karen Duder. The collection consists of 12 interviews (21 recordings in total as some were in multiple parts) conducted by Duder from 1996 to 1998. 12 of the 27 women interviewed by Duder consented to their interviews being housed in the University of Victoria Archives. 10 of the 12 women requested to be identified by pseudonym.


Item consists of sound recording of Vivienne discussing her childhood in Ontario, small town life, church attendance and faith, reading, teenage social activities, dating boys, sports, teenage crushes on girls, clothing, dancing, career, married life, and later same sex relationships. Digitized 2009/10 (originally recorded 6 November 1998, 1:12:37 1 sound recording (mp3)


Lesbians--Canada--Social conditions--20th century, Lesbians--Sexual behavior--Canada--History--20th century, Lesbianism--Canada--History--20th century, Bisexual women