Cohen, Sally H. Oral History Interview

Span Dates: 2011
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Volume: 1 tape


In this interview Cohn discusses playing softball with Irv Lind Florists, an all-girl team; volunteering with Daughters of Bilitis; working against Oregon ballot measures 8 and 9; her involvement with Older Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC); active involvement in the Catholic church, and with Sister Spirit, a multi-faith organization; involvement with the Lesbian Community Project; working at Paddy's bar; and writing an autobiography. This oral history interview was conducted by Jade Davis and Erin Babcock Musick, February 8, 2011.

Hist/Bio Note

Sally Cohn was born in Portland, Oregon, Sept. 26, 1934, and grew up in Heppner, in eastern Oregon. She attended Lewis and Clark College in Portland as a history major.

Finding Aid

This interview has a description and transcript in the archives. Contact the Reference Desk at libreference@ohs.org or 503.306.5240 for more information.


This tape is located at the Oregon Historical Society Research Library, 1200 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205.


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