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Southwest Virginia LGBTQ History Collection

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Title

Southwest Virginia LGBTQ History Collection

Description

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) History Project began in 2015 as collaboration between Roanoke College, Roanoke Diversity Center and Roanoke Public Libraries in an effort to collect and preserve information on the history of the LGBTQ community in the Roanoke Valley and Southwest Virginia. Members of the community were encouraged to donate items relevant to the scope of this collection. Additionally, a number of oral history interviews with community members were conducted.

Creator

Southwest Virginia LGBTQ+ History Project

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Date

2015 -

Rights

All rights reserved.

References

http://lgbthistory.pages.roanoke.edu/

Items in the Southwest Virginia LGBTQ History Collection Collection

A Guide to the  Southwest Virginia LGBTQ History Collection.
This is a guide to the the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) History Project began in 2015 as collaboration between Roanoke College, Roanoke Diversity Center and Roanoke Public Libraries in an effort to collect and preserve…

Oral History Interview with Daniel Jones
Oral history interview with Dan Jones
Interviewer: Gregory Rosenthal
Interviewee: Daniel Jones
Date: 20 February 2016
Location: Roanoke College History Department, 223 E. Main Street, Salem
Total Duration: 95:28
Transcription prepared by:…

Oral History Interview with Gerry Jennings
Oral History Interview with Gerry Jennings
Interviewer: Gregory Rosenthal
Interviewee: Gerry Jennings
Date: February 23, 2016
Location: Gerry Jennings’s home, Roanoke, Virginia
Total Duration: 1:15:59
Transcription prepared by Erin Hannon

Oral History Interview with James Best
Oral History Interview with James Best
Interviewers: Caitlyn Allen (Madison Kunstman also
present)
Interviewee:James Ernest Best
Date: February 21, 2016
Location: Roanoke College, Miller Hall, 221 College Lane Salem, VA
Total Duration:…

Oral History Interview with Larry Bly
Oral History Interview with Larry Bly
Interviewer: Meghan Kennedy (and Caroline Allison)
Interviewee: Larry Bly
Date: 1 March 2016
Location: System 4 Advertising, 322 Bullitt Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA
Total Duration: 34:52
Transcription prepared…

Oral History Interview with Whitney B. Conley
Oral History Interview with Whitney B. Conley
Interviewer: Julie Frymier
Interviewee: Whitney B. Conley
Date: 26 February 2016
Location: Roanoke College, Miller Hall, Room 219, 221
College Lane, Salem, VA
Total Duration: 55:46
Transcription…

Oral History Interview with Daddy Sam
Oral History Interview with Daddy Sam
Interviewer: Marlee Wertz
Interviewee: Daddy Sam
Date: 24 February 2016
Location: Interviewee’s private residence, Roanoke, VA
Total Duration: 60:07
Transcription prepared by: Micheala McDonald, Rachel…

Oral History Interview with Ron Davidson
Oral History Interview with Ron Davidson
Interviewer: Sydney Brennert
Interviewee: Ronald “Ron” Davidson
Date: February 28, 2016
Location: Mill Mountain Coffeehouse, 117 Campbell Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA
Total Duration: 52:04
Transcription…

Oral History Interview with Virginia Lindsey
Oral History Interview with Virginia Lindsey
Interviewer: Alexis Rixner
Interviewee: Virginia Lindsey
Date: 25 February 2016
Location: Roanoke College Fintel Library, 221 College Lane, Salem, VA
Total Duration : 80:04
Transcription prepared…

Oral History Interview with Kim O'Donnell
Interviewers: Caitlyn Allen and Madison Kunstman
Interviewee: Kim O’Donnell
Date: 25 February 2016
Total Duration: 77:42
Transcription prepared by: Will Lucas

Oral History Interview with Rodger Saunders
Oral History Interview with Rodger Saunders
Interviewer: Holly Thompson
Interviewee: Rodger Saunders
Date: 25 February 2016
Location: Roanoke Diversity Center
Total Duration : 59:02
Transcription prepared by: Laura Groves and Craig Walker

Oral History Interview with Peter Thornhill
Oral History Interview with Peter Thornhill
Interviewer: Gregory Rosenthal
Interviewee: Peter Thornhill
Date: 22 February 2016
Location: Peter Thornhill’s home in Roanoke, Virginia
Total Duration: 56:57
Transcription prepared by: Martha…

Oral History Interview with Trish Valentine
Oral History Interview with Trish Valentine
Interviewer: Kerri Dalton (and Teddy Melnik)
Interviewee: Trish Valentine
Date: 25 February 2016
Location: Roanoke College, Fintel Library, 220 High Street, Salem, VA
Total Duration:…

Oral History Interview with Edna Whittier
Oral History Interview with Edna Whittier
Interviewer:Tessa Pleban
Interviewee: Edna Whittier
Date: 2 March 2016
Location: Floyd Public Library, Floyd,VA
Total Duration: 1:37:59
Transcription prepared by: Mahmoud El-­‐Hazzouri and Jessica…

Oral History Interview with Rosemary Wyman
Oral History Interview with Rosemary Wyman
Interviewee: Rosemary Wyman
Interviewer: Rachel Barton
Date: 27 February 2016
Location: Floyd, Virginia
Total Duration: 50:13
Transcription prepared by: Rachel Barton

Oral History Interview with Mary Boenke
Interviewer: Mariana Araujo
Interviewee: Mary Boenke
Date: 6 October 2016
Duration: 1:01:49
Transcription prepared by: Erin McWethy, Chelsea Hutton, and Mariana Araujo

Oral History Interview with Barbara Maberry
Interviewer: Zacch Wooten
Interviewee: Barbara Maberry
Date: 5 October 2016
Duration: 58:59
Transcription prepared by: Amelia Woodworth and Joshua Bailey

Oral History Interview with Peggy Shifflett
Interviewer: Gregory Rosenthal
Interviewee: Peggy Shifflett
Date: 14 October 2016
Duration: 56:15
Transcription prepared by: Julia Greider

Oral History Interview with Sally Seagraves
Interviewers: James Stoneking Jackie Landon
Interviewee: Sally Seagraves
Date: 7 October 2016
Duration: 46:08
Transcription prepared by: David Franczak, James Stoneking, and Jackie Landon

Oral History Interview with Erika Joyner
Interviewers: Rebecca Proctor, Kalyn Fowler
Interviewee: Erika Joyner
Date: 29 September 2016
Duration: 57:17
Transcription prepared by: Kalyn Fowler and Sarah Groft

Oral History Interview with Michelle Bennett
Oral History Interview with Michelle Bennett
Interviewer: Sarah Sinoski, Brandon Croci
Interviewee: Michelle Bennett
Date: 27 February 2017
Location: Fintel Library, Roanoke College
Total Duration: 1:21:14
Transcription prepared by: unknown

Oral History Interview with Linny Caldwell
Oral History Interview with Linny Caldwell
Interviewer: Megan O'Neill, Brian Fersini
Interviewee: Linny Caldwell
Date: 23 February 2017
Location: Fintel Library, Roanoke College
Total Duration: 66:47
Transcription prepared by: Bridget Reardon,…

Oral History Interview with Garland Gravely
Oral History Interview with Garland Gravely
Interviewer: Madison Pinckes, Erik Weed
Interviewee: Garland Gravely
Date: 19 February 2017
Location: Home of Garland Gravely
Total Duration: 50:15
Transcription prepared by: Dacotah McGaffic, J.T.…

Oral History Interview with Robin Jordan
Oral History Interview with Robin Jordan
Interviewer: Nicholas Dillon
Interviewee: Robin Jordan
Date: 22 February 2017
Location: Fintel Library, Roanoke College
Total Duration: 1:06:29
Transcription prepared by: Yvonne Gravely, Hannah Kolcz,…

Oral History Interview with Martha
Oral History Interview with Martha
Interviewer: Avery Kirkendall, Marcus Stewart
Interviewee: Martha
Date: 22 February 2017
Location: Fintel Library, Roanoke College
Total Duration: 1:03:56
Transcription prepared by: Alexa Doiron, Lorien…

Oral History Interview with Don Muse
Oral History Interview with Don Muse
Interviewer: Sasha Roberts, Brooke Thacker, Victoria Preston
Interviewee: Don Muse
Date: 19 February 2017
Location: Home of Don Muse
Total Duration: 1:01:18
Transcription prepared by: Victoria Preston,…

Oral History Interview with Rissa
Oral History Interview with Rissa
Interviewer: Omari Chancellor, Emily Brun
Interviewee: Rissa
Date: 18 February 2017
Location: Roanoke Diversity Center
Total Duration: 56:22
Transciption prepared by: Ta’Tyana Buster, Jac Frost

Oral History Interview with Nancy Kelly
Oral History Interview with Nancy Kelly
Interviewer: Julia Greider
Interviewee: Nancy Kelly
Date: 17 January 2017
Location: Fintel Library, Roanoke College
Total Duration: 1:38:45
Transciption prepared by: Malinda Britt and Erin Hannon

Oral History Interview with Kathryn L. Beranich
Oral History Interview with Kathryn L. Beranich
Interviewer: Julia Greider
Interviewee: Kathryn L. Beranich
Date: 17 January 2017
Location: Fintel Library, Roanoke College
Duration: 1:37:03
Transcription prepared by: Kerri Taylor