Odell England

Name

Odell England

Biography

James A. Odell England was born in Blackfoot, ID in 1950. He moved to Boise in 1969 and graduated from Boise State University. Odell worked as a teacher but became a hairstylist and has owned Graeber & Co. for 26 years. He grew up in an open-minded family and described himself as “just a gay person in a real world.” Odell participated in Boise’s first gay pride parade and No On One events, and devotes time to support local arts and education organizations.

Keywords

education, farm, Mormon, bars, bartender, teacher, hairstylist, No On One, Shuckey’s, San Francisco Bridgeworks, family, AIDS, love

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Interview Date

11-30-2011

Files

Download OdellEngland-TimeNotation.pdf (112 KB)

Interview Duration

28:05

City

Boise

Rights Management

This material is copyrighted by Special Collections and Archives, Boise State University

Disciplines

Community-Based Research | Gender and Sexuality | History of Gender | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies | Oral History | Sociology | United States History

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