Photo of John Cummins by Peg
Alice B. Toklas, left, with her companion Gertrude Stein and their dog Basket II, near Belley, France, ca. 1941. Photo courtesy of The Bancroft Library.

Alice B. Toklas: The Bancroft Library Interview

Interviews conducted by Roland Duncan in 1952, Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2012.

Sixty years after the interview was conducted, the Regional Oral History Office and The Bancroft Library released to the public for the first time a historic 5–hour interview with Alice B. Toklas. Listen to a clip from the interview or read the entire transcript. The publication of the transcript coincided with the Bancroft exhibit: A Place at the Table: A Gathering of LGBT Text, Image & Voice.


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