Oral History with Bill Kenealy, April 5, 2019 (Ms2019-001)

Title

Oral History with Bill Kenealy, April 5, 2019 (Ms2019-001)

Description

In this interview, Bill Kenealy discusses what it felt like to return to campus after forty years, the Gay Student Alliance in the late 1970s, summer resort jobs in New England, gay discos, Denim Day preparations, his time in the United States Navy and service during the first Gulf War, and his current work in local politics in the United Kingdom.

Abstract

An interview with Bill Kenealy about his life and his experiences as a gay man at Virginia Tech.

Date

Date Created

2019-04-05

Rights

Permission to publish material from the Denim Day 40th Anniversary Oral History Collection must adhere to the CC BY-NC 4.0 license and credit Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Language

English

Identifier

Ms2019-001_BillKenealy

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Oral History with Bill Kenealy, April 5, 2019 (Ms2019-001), Denim Day 40th Anniversary Oral History Collection, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Interviewer

Joe Forte

Narrator

Bill Kenealy

Production Team

Slade Lellock, Videographer

Location

Newman Library, Blacksburg, VA

Duration

57:47

Compression

MPEG-4

Frame Rate

23.976

Display Resolution

3840x2160

Citation

Special Collections, Virginia Tech, “Oral History with Bill Kenealy, April 5, 2019 (Ms2019-001),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed October 3, 2022, https://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/items/show/18042.