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0705: Carrie Noble Kline Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
This is an interview with a gay man in his forties. In it the informant stresses his appreciation for the complexity of life, particularly the value of carefully assessing all elements of one’s identity, including regional, sexual, and gender identities, and retaining all that is positive and useful. His early years were spent in a small town in the Southern half of West Virginia and in a neighboring state. He describes adult role models, both parental and teachers, who have helped him to feel free enough to behave differently from societal norms.
Disclaimer: Some of the language in this interview may use outdated terminology or language.
This interview was made available because of the Honors 480 course, Trash or Treasure: An Introduction to Archives during the fall 2021 semester. This item was digitized and metadata was provided by Ashalia Aggarwal.
Appalachia, Rural, West Virginia
sexual minorities, feminism, kinship, oral history, social acceptance
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Kline, Carrie Noble and Anonymous, "Interview #2 Abstract and Transcript, 2001" (2001). 0705: Carrie Noble Kline Papers. 12.