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Leander Newton Trammell interview, 2007 (MSS 808f)

 

Leander "Pete" Newton Trammell (1927-2012) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Leander Newton Trammell, Sr. (1900-1991) and Rose Barry Trammell (1899-1993). In 1937, Trammell's family moved to Dalton, Georgia, and Trammell graduated from Dalton High School in 1944. He served in the United States Merchant Marine from 1944 to 1946. In 1953, Trammell met his partner of forty-six years, Bill Camp (1933-2000), at St. Luke's Episcopal Church of Atlanta.

 

This collection consists of an audio recording containing an interview between Trammell and his friend, Van Hall, as well as the interview transcript. In the interview, Trammell recounts his personal experiences as a gay man in Atlanta during the 1950s and 60s. 

 

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