Politics and Government

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LGBT History Project
April 25, 2017

Kerry Wiessman was born on October 26, 1954 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. She grew up in Wayne, New Jersey in a lake community. Kerry discusses her upbringing in a large family and her relationship with her mother. Kerry also discusses her career in education and in helping children. With her long-...

Location: LGBT Oral History -Wiessmann, Kerry - 125

Subject: LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Politics and Government, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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October 4, 2017

Chris Dietz was born on April 6th, 1975 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He lived in Carlisle shortly after he was born, before moving to Perry County with his parents and younger sister. There, he attended West Perry School District and participated in many extracurricular activities. From high...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Dietz, Chris - 029

Subject: LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Politics and Government, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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October 4, 2017

Barry Loveland interviews Alex Reber, now 32, who relates fascinating stories of what it was like growing up as an only child of an Evangelical Christian family raised on a farm in Bethel, a rural town between Harrisburg and Allentown and becoming an important political LGBT activist in Central...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Alex Reber - 097

Subject: Education, LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Politics and Government, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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January 4, 2018

Steve Glassman was born on September 20, 1954 in Chicago. He was fortunate enough to grow up in a rather liberal household with accepting parents who were involved in political activism and social justice during the Civil Rights era. Glassman’s story is unique in that he utilized his privilege...

Location: LGBT Oral History - Glassman, Steve - 041

Subject: LGBT History, Personal and Family Life, Politics and Government, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

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