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Lisa Suarez Oral History Materials

Higher Level Record: MSS 766
Call Number: MSS 766.27
Title: Lisa Suarez Oral History Materials
Creator: Suarez, Lisa, b. 1955 (interviewee)
Date of Creation: 2016-2018
Extent: Sound recording: 2 WAV files (89 min.) : digital
Transcript: 51 pp. : digital
Motion pictures: 1 MOV file (0:04:11) : digital
Object Name: oral histories (document genres)
WAVE (format)
digital images
motion pictures (visual works)
digital audio
Collection Type: Oral Histories
Moving Images
Language: English
Biography/History: Lisa Suarez (b. 1955) is president of the Faubourg Marigny Improvement Association. She was a burlesque dancer, with the stage name GiO, for over three decades.
Scope and Content: Lisa Suarez was interviewed by Mark Cave for the Vieux Carré Memoir Oral History Project on June 24, 2016. She talks about her career as a burlesque dancer with the stage name GiO. Also included in this series are an audio segment produced by WWNO from the interview, and a video segment which combines the WWNO audio with photographs.
Notes: Lisa Suarez Oral History Materials, 2016-2018, for the Vieux Carré Memoir Oral History Project, MSS 766, Williams Research Center, The Historic New Orleans Collection.
Multimedia: Her Friends Called Her Lisa, But Her Customers Called Her Gio (WWNO "NOLA Life Stories" radio segment)
Restrictions: Open. Records are available for consultation.
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Requesting: Please provide the reference staff with the manuscript call number.
Collection Theme(s): Dance
Bars, Clubs and Lounges
Subjects: Suarez, Lisa, b. 1955 -- More information
Faubourg Marigny Improvement Association -- More information
French Quarter (New Orleans, La.)
Bourbon Street (New Orleans, La.)
Faubourg Marigny (New Orleans, La.)
Burlesque shows -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Nightclubs -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Related Manuscripts &
Lisa Suarez personal papers MSS 882
Related Artwork &
Her Friends Called Her Lisa, But Her Customers Called Her GiO 2020.0045.1.36
Lower Level Records: MSS 766.27.1; Oral History Interview with Lisa Suarez, 2016 June 24, Item Level.
MSS 766.27.2; Her Friends Called Her Lisa, But Her Customers Called Her GiO, Item Level.
MSS 766.27.3; Lisa Suarez video, Item Level.
Accession Number: 2016.0261.1