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Oppenheimer, Amy, June 8, 2022

Identifier: b_e_103

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The B-E Collection: Lesbians and Their Careers collection contains an ongoing series of oral history interviews with lesbians talking about their lives and includes discussions regarding childhood; family; careers and other employment opportunities; lesbian relationships and experiences with coming out; education; gender and sexual identity; friendships; hobbies; their thoughts regarding Roe vs. Wade; and other topics; as well as experiences with discrimination; sexual harassment; activism; affirmative action; and equal opportunity. This collection is comprised of five series. Series I: Individual Interviews contains interviews conducted with individuals of the lesbian community; Series II: To Have and To Hold Interviews contains interviews with lesbian couples; Series III: Special Topic Interviews contains interviews regarding specific topics such as gay conversion; Series IV: Your Vote, Your Voice contains lesbians discussing their thoughts regarding abortion; Roe vs. Wade; and the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS); and Series V: Documents contains one digitzied copy of an article in "Pride and a Paycheck" regarding the B-E Collection.


  • June 8, 2022

Conditions Governing Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.


From the Collection: 128 digital items (127 .mp4 video files; 1 pdf)

From the Collection: 60.3 Gigabytes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections Repository

University Library South -5039 (Fifth Floor)
1000 E. Victoria St.
Carson CA 90747