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Second Oral History Interview with Frederick Sproule (1984)

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Title

Second Oral History Interview with Frederick Sproule (1984)

Subject

oral history, Toronto, World War I, gay culture, relationships

Description

Trigger warning for use of racist and sexist language in this interview.

This is John Grube's second interview with Frederick Sproule for Foolscap. The oral history begins with Grube and Sproule looking through a series of photos, and Sproule explaining the context of and characters in each photo. Lionel Collier and Eddie Fortune also make the occasional appearance, asking Sproule questions and discussing dinner. Sproule discusses major Toronto landmarks, and the gay scene from 1920s onward. Sproule expresses his hatred of effeminate men and lesbians in this interview.

Source

John Grube

Publisher

The LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory

Date

1984-12-23

Rights

CLGA

Format

PDF, WAV

Language

English

Type

Sound, text

Identifier

2016-034

Coverage

1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1980s, Toronto

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“Second Oral History Interview with Frederick Sproule (1984),” The ArQuives Digital Exhibitions, accessed July 30, 2021, https://digitalexhibitions.arquives.ca/items/show/808.

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