Denim Day 40th Anniversary Oral History Collection (Ms2019-001)

Title

Denim Day 40th Anniversary Oral History Collection (Ms2019-001)

Subject

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
University Archives
LGBTQ+ History

Description

This collection includes oral history accounts of the first Denim Day event at Virginia Tech in January 1979.

Abstract

This collection includes oral history accounts of the first Denim Day event at Virginia Tech in January 1979.

Creator

Special Collections, Virginia Tech

Date

1979-01-17

Date Created

2019

Rights

Permission to publish material from the Denim Day 40th Anniversary Oral History Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Language

English

Bibliographic Citation

Denim Day 40th Anniversary Oral History Collection, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Rights Holder

Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Collection Tree

  • Denim Day 40th Anniversary Oral History Collection (Ms2019-001)
SherryWood.jpeg

In this interview, Sherry Wood discusses the volume of letters to the editor received by the Collegiate Times in response to Denim Day and the paper's reaction to them.
SteveCritchfield.jpeg

In this interview, Steve talks about his experiences as a gay man in Blacksburg beginning in the 1970s.
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A promotional logo used for Denim Day events at Virginia Tech.
SteveNoll.jpeg

In this interview Steve Noll discusses accepting his sexuality as a young man, the unnamed gay student group before the Gay Student Alliance and the support it received from Cooper House, and reactions to Denim Day from the communities surrounding Virginia Tech.
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A promotional image to introduce the Denim Day 40th Anniversary Exhibit
HeleneVachon.jpeg

In this interview, Helene talks about realizing her sexuality in Catholic school in the early 1970s and her time as a lesbian at Virginia Tech in the late 1970s.
NancyKelly.jpeg

An interview with Nancy Kelly about Denim Day at Virginia Tech in January of 1979 and her experiences as a lesbian at Virginia Tech.

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