Oral History with Caroline Ickes, July 9, 2015 (Ms2015-007)

Title

Oral History with Caroline Ickes, July 9, 2015 (Ms2015-007)

Description

Interview with Caroline Ickes regarding her affiliations with the LGBT community at Virginia Tech and in her personal life. Ickes discusses her identity as a straight individual who has been and advocate for and associated with the LGBT community. The interview explores her initial associates and understanding of LGBT issues, and Ickes later friendships and events that took place within the community. Ickes also talks about cultural changes between her time at Virginia Tech and now living in Austin Texas.

This oral history was conducted in the summer of 2015 as part of an oral history project titled: “Bridging the gap between LGBTQ alumni and current students,” by Megan Lee Myklegard, winner of the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Creativity and Innovation grant for undergraduate research and creative scholarship.

Date

Identifier

Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_IckesCaroline

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Virginia Tech LGBTQ Oral History Collection, Ms2015-007, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Interviewer

Megan Lee Myklegard

Narrator

Caroline Ickes

Location

International Studies Abroad office, Virginia Tech campus

Duration

00:22:31

Citation

“Oral History with Caroline Ickes, July 9, 2015 (Ms2015-007),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed July 6, 2020, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2015-007/Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_IckesCaroline.