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  1. Drag contest, Club Alabam

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator: Woods, Clyde
    Date: circa 1945
    Topics: Clubs, Drag, Drag queens, Night life
    Subject: Club Alabam
    Description: Contestants fill the dance floor during a drag contest at Club Alabam, located at 42nd and Central Avenue in Los Angeles, hosted by Bill Hefflin.
  2. Joe Harper party, view 1

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1920
    Topics: Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Parties
    Description: Seven men who are dressed in drag pose together in someone's apartment for an event identified as "Joe Harper's Party."
  3. Joe Harper party, view 2

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1920
    Topics: Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Parties
    Description: A uniformed man (center), who appears to be a police officer, poses with three men who are dressed in drag for an event identified as "Joe Harper's Party." The two men on the far right are covering...
  4. John Waters at Vertigo

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator: Leonard, Gary
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Clubs, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Directors, Night life
    Subject: John Waters, Malcolm Kelso, Vertigo
    Description: Photo of director, John Waters and Vertigo artistic director, Malcolm Kelso, taken inside the Vertigo nightclub.
  5. Julian Eltinge's Home, Hollywood, Cal.

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator: M. Kashower Co.
    Date: 1920s
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
  6. Julian Eltinge's Residence, Pasadena, Cal. (1)

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator: Martin, Frederick W.
    Date: circa 1923
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
  7. Julian Eltinge's Residence, Pasadena, Cal. (10)

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator: Martin, Frederick W.
    Date: 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
    Description: View of the Julian Eltinge residence, 2337 Fargo Street. Shows Spanish Colonial Revival style two-story house with adobe walls, tile roof, wing and tower loggias, sunken gardens. Davis and Davis, a...
  8. Julian Eltinge's Residence, Pasadena, Cal. (11)

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator: Martin, Frederick W.
    Date: 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
    Description: View of the Julian Eltinge residence, 2337 Fargo Street. Shows Spanish Colonial Revival style two-story house with adobe walls, tile roof, wing and tower loggias, sunken gardens. Davis and Davis, a...
  9. Julian Eltinge's Residence, Pasadena, Cal. (12)

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator: Martin, Frederick W.
    Date: 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
    Description: View of the Julian Eltinge residence, 2337 Fargo Street. Shows Spanish Colonial Revival style two-story house with adobe walls, tile roof, wing and tower loggias, sunken gardens. Davis and Davis, a...
  10. Julian Eltinge's Residence, Pasadena, Cal. (13)

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1919
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
    Description: View of Julian Eltinge’s Spanish Colonial Revival style residence (2337 Fargo Street), Davis & Davis, architects; shows oblong, stucco, multi-level residence with low pitched tile and flat roofs; s...
  11. Julian Eltinge's Residence, Pasadena, Cal. (2)

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator: Martin, Frederick W.
    Date: circa 1923
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
  12. Julian Eltinge's Residence, Pasadena, Cal. (3)

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator: Martin, Frederick W.
    Date: circa 1923
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
  13. Julian Eltinge's Residence, Pasadena, Cal. (4)

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator: Martin, Frederick W.
    Date: 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
    Description: view of the Julian Eltinge residence, 2337 Fargo Street. Shows Spanish Colonial Revival style two-story house with adobe walls, tile roof, wing and tower loggias, sunken gardens. Davis and Davis, a...
  14. Julian Eltinge's Residence, Pasadena, Cal. (5)

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator: Martin, Frederick W.
    Date: 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
    Description: view of the Julian Eltinge residence, 2337 Fargo Street. Shows Spanish Colonial Revival style two-story house with adobe walls, tile roof, wing and tower loggias, sunken gardens. Davis and Davis, a...
  15. Julian Eltinge's Residence, Pasadena, Cal. (6)

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator: Martin, Frederick W.
    Date: 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
    Description: view of the Julian Eltinge residence, 2337 Fargo Street. Shows Spanish Colonial Revival style two-story house with adobe walls, tile roof, wing and tower loggias, sunken gardens. Davis and Davis, a...
  16. Julian Eltinge's Residence, Pasadena, Cal. (7)

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator: Martin, Frederick W.
    Date: 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
    Description: view of the Julian Eltinge residence, 2337 Fargo Street. Shows Spanish Colonial Revival style two-story house with adobe walls, tile roof, wing and tower loggias, sunken gardens. Davis and Davis, a...
  17. Julian Eltinge's Residence, Pasadena, Cal. (8)

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator: Martin, Frederick W.
    Date: 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
    Description: view of the Julian Eltinge residence, 2337 Fargo Street. Shows Spanish Colonial Revival style two-story house with adobe walls, tile roof, wing and tower loggias, sunken gardens. Davis and Davis, a...
  18. Julian Eltinge's Residence, Pasadena, Cal. (9)

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: California State Library
    Creator: Martin, Frederick W.
    Date: circa 1923
    Topics: Female impersonators, Housing, Photography
    Subject: Julian Eltinge
    Description: View of the residence of Julian Eltinge, 2337 Fargo Street; shows Spanish Colonial Revival style textured stucco mansion; tower balcony, low-pitched terra cotta tile roof, white understory with sca...
  19. Men dressed in drag

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: Nov. 1, 1949
    Topics: Crossdressers, Crossdressing
    Description: Men festively dressed as women are shown during an unidentified event taking place at 3rd Street and Main in downtown Los Angeles. Photograph dated November 1, 1949.
  20. Men in Costume, Vertigo Nightclub

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Clubs, Drag, Night life
    Subject: Vertigo
    Description: Group of men wearing costumes at Vertigo. The men wear bikini tops, floral skirts and headpieces decorated with various fruits.
  21. Mexican American boy dressed as Carmen Miranda

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1945
    Topics: Children, Crossdressing, Halloween, Mexican American children
    Subject: Carmen Miranda, Jesse Gonzalez
    Description: Jesse Gonzalez dressed as Carmen Miranda for Halloween costume, circa 1945.
  22. Mexican American boy dressed as girl

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1945
    Topics: Children, Crossdressing, Halloween, Mexican American children
    Subject: Gilberto Perez
    Description: Gilberto Perez dressed in Halloween costume, circa 1945.
  23. Nabbed in 'maid' masquerade

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 27, 1950
    Topics: Arrests, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Household work, Imprisonment, Police stations
    Subject: Frank Porter, Mary Lee Porter, Queque Malpress, Rita Porter, Tisha Porter, Willie Moore
    Description: Masculine jail clothing was substituted for feminine attire worn by these three youths after they were nabbed early today. They said they had been employed as female domestic servants in fashionabl...
  24. "Nun" showing support for Babs at Academy Awards

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1984
    Topics: Demonstrations, Drag, Nuns
    Subject: Academy Awards, Barbra Streisand, Eddie Murphy, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Yentl
    Description: A member of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence protests that Barbra Streisand's film "Yentl" was not nominated for major categories for the 56th Academy Awards. The "nun" is holding a collection c...
  25. Performance of "La Cage Aux Folles"

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator: Ruebsamen, James
    Date: circa 1984
    Topics: Drag, Plays, Theatre
    Subject: La Cage Aux Folles
    Description: A man dressed in drag plays the role of Gypsy in "La Cage Aux Folles" at the Pantages in Hollywood.
  26. Policemen dressed as women for a stakeout

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: Oct. 15, 1960
    Topics: Crossdressing, Murders, Police, Police officers, Undercover operations
    Subject: Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)
    Description: Members of the Los Angeles Police Department's robbery squad are shown dressed as women as part of an operation to catch a purse snatcher who murdered an elderly woman while she was on her way to c...
  27. Posed as a girl

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator: Ballwe, Howard
    Date: Nov. 7, 1944
    Topics: Arrests, Crossdressers, Police stations
    Subject: C.L. Knapp, James Barlow, Jeri Ryan
    Description: James Barlow, left, also known as Jeri Ryan, being fingerprinted by C. L. Knapp at city hall police station after he was caught making love to a man in a parked car at 12th Street and Central Avenu...
  28. Posed as girls

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator: Ballew, Howard
    Date: Nov. 7, 1944
    Topics: Arrests, Crossdressers, Police stations
    Subject: August Coy, Irene Paston, James Barlow, Jeri Ryan
    Description: James Barlow, left, also known as Jeri Ryan, and August Coy, also known as Irene Paston, at the city hall police station after they were caught making love to two men in a parked car at 12th Street...
  29. Posed as girls

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator: Ballew, Howard
    Date: Nov. 7, 1944
    Topics: Arrests, Crossdressers, Police stations
    Subject: August Coy, Irene Paston, James Barlow, Jeri Ryan
    Description: Photograph caption dated November 27, 1944 reads, "Nab 2 men dressed in women's clothes. James Barlow, left, and August Coy. Their feminine attire failed to fool the police." Officers found Barlow ...
  30. Ray Bourbon arrested

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: Mar. 4, 1955
    Topics: Arrests, Drunk driving, Female impersonators, Law, Night life, Police stations
    Subject: Ray Bourbon
    Description: Ray Bourbon, the veteran female impersonator now appearing at a Hollywood nightclub, was arrested on a drunk driving charge on March 4, 1955. Here he acts coy for the press in the Wilshire Police S...
  31. Streisand impersonator protests at Academy Awards

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator: Leonard, Gary
    Date: Mar. 21, 1994
    Topics: Crossdressing, Demonstrations, Directors
    Subject: Academy Awards, Barbra Streisand
    Description: A drag-queen impersonating Barbra Streisand holds up a sign, which reads "Will work for best director Oscar" outside the Shrine Auditorium during the Academy Awards. Photo dated: March 21, 1994.
  32. Two men dressed in drag arrested

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: May 14, 1946
    Topics: Arrests, Crossdressing, Imprisonment, Police stations
    Subject: Francis J. Socwell, Franke Goode
    Description: A couple of 'girls' who landed behind bars.
  33. Woman holding microphone

    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Los Angeles Public Library
    Creator: Leonard, Gary
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Drag
    Description: A heavily made-up woman, probably transvestite, holds a microphone.