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0705: Carrie Noble Kline Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
A lesbian in her fifties describes her life and her philosophy in a small town and rural area in the northern half of West Virginia. She has come to view a difficult childhood as an opportunity for the development of survival skills. She was divorced and a mother when she began to acknowledge her sexual orientation. In this interview she describes a path through struggle to self-acceptance and spirituality, positioned now as a community mother of sorts local gay and bisexual youths.
Disclaimer: Some of the language in this interview may use outdated terminology or language.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 #7 Abstract and Transcript, 2001" (2001). 0705: Carrie Noble Kline Papers. 7.