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0705: Carrie Noble Kline Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
We have no transcript, only a description in a few pages of the content of his interview with a gay man in his sixties whose childhood years were spent in an urban neighborhood in Southern West Virginia. He articulates a theme of Victorian living brought on by both his church and his mother. He carries some of these ethics into his life today, striving to present himself as an example of a gay man who is a good, quiet neighbor and community member. It was not until his marriage to a woman ended that he recognized his sexual orientation.
Disclaimer: Some of the language in this interview may use outdated terminology or language.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, kinship, oral history, social acceptance
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Kline, Carrie Noble and Anonymous, "Interview #5 Abstract and Transcript, 2001" (2001). 0705: Carrie Noble Kline Papers. 9.