Daisy De Jesus Interview Two, Tape 1, Side B

CENTRO: Centro Oral History Project (COHP) / Latino Educational Media Center (LEMC), 2003-2008

De Jesus discusses her early life. She was born in Puerto Rico and migrated to New York City with her family in 1950. She described her family background and her life growing up in the Chelsea neighborhood in Manhattan. She also discusses her experiences as a lesbian and her feelings about gay and lesbian liberation in the late 1960s. De Jesus talks about the creation of Salsa Soul Sisters and how being the leader of the group impacted her life. She emphasizes her identity as a Puerto Rican lesbian with strong links to her homeland.


Date
January 16, 2008, Recording date
Interviewee
Daisy De Jesus
Interviewer
Lillian Jiménez
Duration
39m 7.0s
Language
English
Object Type
Sound
Identifier
COHP.DJD.2008.01.16.1b
Related Keywords
Feminism, Reproductive rights, Education, Protests
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Bruni Vega, Mariana Romo, Richard Burns, Maritza Martinez, Luz Maria, Elizabeth Crespo, Carmen Coralez, Joseph McCarthy, Pablo Guzman, Roberto Ayala, Salsa Soul Sisters, La Buena Amigas, African Ancestral Lesbians United for Societal Change, Queens Pride, New York University, Latino Gay Men of New York, National Broadcasting Company, Rutgers University
Related Places
Chelsea (is referenced), Brooklyn (is referenced), Queens (is referenced), New Jersey (is referenced), Boston, MA (is referenced), South Carolina (is referenced), Spain (is referenced), San Lorenzo, PR (is referenced)
Related Dates
1950, Date mentioned
1960s, Date mentioned
1974, Date mentioned
Related Items
Daisy De Jesus Interview One, Tape 1, Side A
Citation
CENTRO: Centro Oral History Project (COHP) / Latino Educational Media Center (LEMC), 2003-2008. Daisy De Jesus Interview Two, Tape 1, Side B: COHP.DJD.2008.01.16.1b. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 21 Sep 2019.
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