Tough Ladies and Troublemakers

Tough Ladies and Troublemakers

This collection includes the interviews used as research for Dr. Elise Chenier's 1995 MA thesis from Queen's University Tough ladies and troublemakers: Toronto's public lesbian community, 1955-1965. The project explored butch and fem lesbian bar culture in post-World War Two Toronto. The collection also includes related interviews conducted after the publication of Dr. Chenier's thesis. Publications and works related to these interviews include:

A portion of the interviews in this collection are protected. To gain access, please contact alot-contact@sfu.ca for further information.

Elise Chenier
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Elise Chenier
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Title Date of interview Place of interview
Ivy and Georgie 01/01/1993 Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Lynn Crush 03/29/1993 Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Jack Webster 01/13/1994 Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Helen Cascallen 07/17/1996 Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Al Maloney 09/13/2001 Canada, Ontario, Toronto