Queer Mississippi Oral History Project
 

Title

White, Eric "Godiva"

Document Type

Audio

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Publication Date

8-20-2019

City

Tupelo (Miss.)

Abstract

In this interview, Eric White starts by discussing his life growing up in Fulton, Mississippi and his experience with a conservative town and family. White later talks about how he became “GoDiva” at Rumors gay bar in Tupelo. Later, White discusses his drag experiences in Memphis, Nashville, and Orlando. Throughout the interview, White talks about the current political climate and its impact on Tupelo, Mississippi. Toward the end of his interview, White talks enthusiastically about his involvement with the LGBTQ community in Tupelo and his plans for Tupelo Pride in 2019. This interview was conducted as a part of the Queer Mississippi Oral History Project through a grant from the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Mississippi, in partnership with the Invisible Histories Project, in 2019.

Relational Format

audio recording

Extent

1:27:57

Comments

Additional files include: data sheet, field notes, photo, audio file. Transcript is available on request.

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In copyright. For permission to duplicate, repost, or otherwise re-use these images, please contact the Invisible Histories Project: Mississippi.

White, Eric_Abstract.docx (16 kB)
Abstract

White, Eric_Interview Data Sheet.docx (483 kB)
Data Sheet

White, Eric_FieldNotes.docx (13 kB)
Field Notes

White, Eric_Tape Log.docx (485 kB)
Tape Log

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Photo of Eric White

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