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  1. A sailor holds hands with a man in elaborate drag. Photographic postcard, 191-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1999?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A naval officer holds hand with a man in an exotic dancer's costume. Location unidentified.
  2. Actors in pantomime in Brighton: S. West playing King Robert of Remlaf and H. Taylor in drag as Queen Aggie of Remlaf. Photographic postcard.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1999
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Amateur theatricals in Brighton. The Queen was a popular Dame figure in pantomime. Identities of cast members from pencil inscription on verso of print catalogued. Remlaf is a palindrome of Falmer,...
  3. Alison Laing and Unidentified Person At a Pool

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1970 to circa 1990
    Topics: Crossdressers
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Undated photo of Alison Laing (left) in conversation near a pool with an unidentified person. The unidentified individual is wearing membership pins for a motorcycle club that uses the iron cross, ...
  4. Alison Laing at a Picnic Table

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1975
    Topics: Crossdressers, Reading, Recreation areas
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Alison Laing sits with reading material at a picnic table in the park
  5. Alison Laing by Ocean

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1970 to circa 2005
    Topics: Crossdressers, Ocean
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Alison Laing poses for a photo by the sea at sunset. Undated.
  6. Alison Laing (Close-Up)

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1965 to circa 1999
    Topics: Crossdressers
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: A close-up picture of Alison Laing. Undated.
  7. Alison Laing (Close-Up) (2)

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1965 to circa 1999
    Topics: Crossdressers
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Portrait of Alison Laing. Undated.
  8. Alison Laing Gives Speech

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1970 to circa 1990
    Topics: Crossdressers, LGBTQ events
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Alison Laing speaks at an event. Undated.
  9. Alison Laing Lying on Bed

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1975
    Topics: Beds, Crossdressers
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Alison Laing poses on a bed in what may be a hotel room
  10. Alison Laing on Deck

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: 1970s
    Topics: Crossdressers, Decks (Architecture, Domestic)
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Alison Laing poses for a photo on an outdoor porch. Undated.
  11. Alison Laing Outside in Formal Wear (1)

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1965 to circa 1985
    Topics: Crossdressers, Evening gowns, Parasols
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Alison Laing stands outside a home in a white gown, holding an umbrella, for what is likely a professional portrait. Undated.
  12. Alison Laing Outside in Formal Wear (2)

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1965 to circa 1985
    Topics: Crossdressers, Evening gowns, Globes, Parasols
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Alison Laing stands outside a home in a white gown, holding an umbrella, for what is likely a professional portrait. Undated.
  13. Alison Laing Poses for Professional Portrait

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1965 to circa 1985
    Topics: Crossdressers, Evening gowns
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Alison Laing smiles in a white gown. Undated.
  14. Alison Laing Poses in a Park

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1975
    Topics: Crossdressers, Recreation areas
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Alison Laing poses for a photograph while in a park
  15. Alison Laing Sitting in Chair

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1975
    Topics: Crossdressers
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Alison Laing sits in what may be her home
  16. Alison Laing Speaks at Event

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1970 to circa 1990
    Topics: Crossdressers, LGBTQ events
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Alison Laing at microphone at what may be a performance. Undated.
  17. Alison Laing With Native American Artifacts

     
    Collection: Alison Laing's Photographs
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1970 to circa 1999
    Topics: Crossdressers
    Subject: Alison Laing
    Description: Alison Laing poses next to a table holding Native American cultural objects. Undated. One of Alison's areas of interest is Native American spirituality and especially two-spirit traditions. She o...
  18. Alyn Hess

     
    Collection: Lou Sullivan Collection
    Institution: GLBT Historical Society
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1973
    Topics: AIDS activists, Gay men
    Subject: Alyn Hess
    Description: Received by Lou Sullivan
  19. Amy, Kewpie, and Stella at a Go-go Party

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Crossdressing, Gender minorities, Parties
    Subject: Kewpie
    Description: left to right: Amy; Kewpie; Stella
  20. Bambi Backstage in Le Carrousel Dressing Room

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: 1955? to 1975?
    Topics: Entertainers, Showgirls, Transgender people
    Subject: Algerian, Bambi, French, Le Carrousel, Marie-Pierre Pruvot
  21. Bambi Headshot in White Feather Cap

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: 1955? to 1975?
    Topics: Entertainers, Showgirls, Transgender people
    Subject: Bambi, Marie-Pierre Pruvot
    Description: Used as poster image for Sébastien Lifshitz's 2013 documentary, "Bambi."
  22. Bambi in Black Dress

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: 1955? to 1975?
    Topics: Entertainers, Showgirls, Transgender people
    Subject: Bambi, Marie-Pierre Pruvot
  23. Bambi in Black Hat

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: 1955? to 1975?
    Topics: Entertainers, Showgirls, Transgender people
    Subject: Bambi, Marie-Pierre Pruvot
  24. Bambi in Corset

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator: Photo Koruna
    Date: 1955? to 1975?
    Topics: Entertainers, Showgirls, Transgender people
    Subject: Bambi, Marie-Pierre Pruvot
    Description: Photo contains following text at the bottom of the image: "<<Ce que je voulais, c'était me sentir la plus belle.>>"
  25. Bambi in Feather Hat

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: 1955? to 1975?
    Topics: Entertainers, Showgirls, Transgender people
    Subject: Bambi, Marie-Pierre Pruvot
  26. Bambi in Le Carrousel Dressing Room with Others

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: 1955? to 1975?
    Topics: Entertainers, Showgirls, Transgender people
    Subject: Algerian, Bambi, French, Le Carrousel, Marie-Pierre Pruvot
  27. Bambi (Left) with Coccinelle (Right)

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: 1955? to 1975?
    Topics: Entertainers, Showgirls, Transgender people
    Subject: Bambi, Coccinelle, Marie-Pierre Pruvot
  28. Barbara Lemay in Peformance Attire

     
    Collection: ONE Archives Online Materials
    Institution: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
    Creator: Teoli, Daniel D.
    Date: 1970 to circa 1979
    Topics: Drag queens
    Description: Transgender burlesque performer Barbara Lemay dressed in full costume. Circa 1970s.
  29. Barbara Lemay in Peformance Attire

     
    Collection: ONE Archives Online Materials
    Institution: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
    Creator: Teoli, Daniel D.
    Date: 1970 to circa 1979
    Topics: Drag queens
    Description: Transgender burlesque performer Barbara Lemay prepares in her apartment for her next show. Circa 1970s.
  30. Bernie Brandall Photo Series

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: 1970s
    Topics: Drag, Female impersonators
    Subject: Bernie Brandall
    Description: Autographed note "Para Papito"
  31. Bobby Barton and Kurt Mann in Dressing Room

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: 1970s
    Topics: Drag, Female impersonators
    Subject: Bobby Barton, Kurt Mann
  32. Brian and Kay Kendall Kiss in a Group Picture

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Crossdressing, Kissing, Parties
    Subject: Brian Armino, Kay Kendall, Mrs. Mills
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: ‘The gang in Greenpoint at a party stage with the late Brian kissing Kay Kendall’, De Smidt Street’ : Mrs Mills...
  33. Brian and Kewpie on Rutgers Street (1)

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1955 to circa 1980
    Topics: Beauty operators, Couples, Gender minorities, Partners (LGBTQ), Public facilities
    Subject: Brian Armino, Kewpie
  34. Brian and Kewpie on Rutgers Street (2)

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1955 to circa 1980
    Topics: Beauty operators, Couples, Gender minorities, Partners (LGBTQ), Public facilities
    Subject: Brian Armino, Kewpie
  35. Brian at Fourth Beach (1)

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics:  
    Subject: Brian Armino
  36. Brian at Fourth Beach (2)

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Beaches
    Subject: Brian Armino
  37. Brian at Fourth Beach (3)

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Beaches
    Subject: Brian Armino
  38. Candid Shot of Bobby Barton, Eva Bors, Paris Todd, Robin Rodgers, and Unknown Girl

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: 1950 to 2000
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Subject: Bobby Barton, Eva Bors, Paris Todd, Robin Rogers
  39. Candy Darling at a party

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1973
    Topics: LGBTQ actors, Trans women
    Subject: Candy Darling
    Description: A photograph of Candy Darling at a party, around 1973.
  40. Candy Darling cast photograph

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: 1973
    Topics: LGBTQ actors, Trans women
    Subject: Candy Darling, The White Whore and the Bit Player
    Description: Candy Darling and the cast of the play “The White Whore and the Bit Player,” 1973.
  41. Candy Darling posing in fur

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator: Perich, Anton
    Date: 1973
    Topics: LGBTQ actors, Trans women
    Subject: Candy Darling
    Description: A photograph of Candy Darling Taken by Anton Perich.
  42. Candy Darling posing with mother

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator: Baykal, Sheyla
    Date: 1973
    Topics: LGBTQ actors, Mothers of transgender people, Trans women
    Subject: Candy Darling
    Description: Candy Darling and her Mother photographed by Sheyla Baykal.
  43. Candy Darling seated at party

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1973
    Topics: LGBTQ actors, Trans women
    Subject: Candy Darling
    Description: A photograph of Candy Darling at a party, around 1973.
  44. Christopher Morley Portrays Cross-Dressing Assassin (1973) (1)

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator: Warner Bros.
    Date: 1973
    Topics: Actors, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Female impersonators in motion pictures, Film
    Subject: Christopher Morley, Freebie And The Bean
    Description: Still image taken from the 1974 movie "Freebie and the Bean."
  45. Christopher Morley Portrays Cross-Dressing Assassin (1973) (2)

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator: Warner Bros.
    Date: 1973
    Topics: Actors, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Female impersonators in motion pictures
    Subject: Christopher Morley, Freebie And The Bean
    Description: Still image taken from the 1974 movie "Freebie and the Bean." Text appears at the bottom that reads "WARNER BROS. A WARNER COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY Presents 'FREEBIE AND THE BEAN' PANAVISION, TECHN...
  46. Coccinelle in Paris in Front of the Sacre Coeur

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: 1953? to 1975?
    Topics: Actors, Entertainers, French, Showgirls, Transgender people, Transsexual people
    Subject: Coccinelle, Le Carrousel
    Description: Coccinelle in front of the Sacre Coeur in Paris. This is near Le Carrousel, a place she performed.
  47. "Daytimers" double-act in drag. Process print, 197-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1970 to 1979?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Two actors in drag wearing adorned dresses and large styled hair for publicity material. The two actors are inset dressed as themselves in circular portraits. A 1970s publicity flier for 'The Dayti...
  48. Dick Emery waving in a park. Photograph, 197-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1970 to 1979?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: He is wearing a patterned tracksuit with matching hat; he is smiling towards the viewer. A publicity release photograph with printed signature of Dick Emery (1915-1983), British comic. Emery was es...
  49. Dolores Gray (Sammy) on Rutgers Street

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Christmas, Gender minorities, Public facilities
    Subject: Dolores Gray
  50. Drag Queens Going out

     
    Collection: ONE Archives Online Materials
    Institution: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
    Creator: Silverthorn, Richard
    Date: 1971 to 1974
    Topics: Crossdressing
    Description: Drag queens gather for a night out. Circa 1971-1974
  51. Drag Queens Pose

     
    Collection: ONE Archives Online Materials
    Institution: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
    Creator: Silverthorn, Richard
    Date: 1971 to circa 1974
    Topics: Crossdressing, Parties
    Description: Three drag queens pose for the camera. Circa 1971-1974
  52. Drag Queens Share a Chair

     
    Collection: ONE Archives Online Materials
    Institution: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
    Creator: Silverthorn, Richard
    Date: 1971 to 1974
    Topics: Crossdressing, Parties
    Description: Two drag queens share a chair at a party. Circa 1971-1974
  53. Dream 1973 (the first)

     
    Collection: Fantasia Fair: Photographs
    Institution: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1973
    Topics: Gatherings, Gender identity, Portraits, Transgender people
    Description: By clicking the selected thumbnail, you will be forwarded to more Fantasia Fair photographs that are not currently available on the DTA
  54. Dream 1976 (1)

     
    Collection: Fantasia Fair: Photographs
    Institution: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
    Creator:
    Date: 1972 to 1976
    Topics: Gender identity, Portraits, Transgender people
    Description: By clicking the selected thumbnail, you will be forwarded to more Fantasia Fair photographs that are not currently available on the DTA
  55. Dream 1976 (2)

     
    Collection: Fantasia Fair: Photographs
    Institution: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
    Creator:
    Date: 1972 to 1976
    Topics: Gender identity, Portraits, Transgender people
    Description: By clicking the selected thumbnail, you will be forwarded to more Fantasia Fair photographs that are not currently available on the DTA
  56. Female Impersonator and Other Patrons Inside the 527 Club

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: Dec. 1973
    Topics: Bars, Drag queens, Female impersonators, Night life, Photography
    Subject: 527 Club, Miracle Mile
    Description: Written on back: "527 Club, Folsom/3rd St. Female impersonator on 'Miracle Mile,' 10 blocks of gay bars."
  57. Female Impersonator at the 527 Club

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: Dec. 1973
    Topics: Bars, Drag queens, Female impersonators, Night life, Photography
    Subject: 527 Club, Miracle Mile
    Description: Written on back: "Female impersonator - 527 Club, Folsom/3rd Sts., beginning of 'the Miracle Mile,' 13 gay bars in 10 blocks.".
  58. Five People Wearing Eveningwear

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people, Parties
    Description: Five people wearing eveningwear, such as dresses, shawls, hair ornaments, and jewelry.
  59. Fluffus and Kewpie at Fourth Beach

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Beaches, Beauty operators, Gender minorities, Public facilities
    Subject: Kewpie
  60. Four People Sit Around a Table

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people, Parties
    Description: Four people, all in candid poses, gather around a table with drinks on it. Three people sit while another in a dress stands behind them.
  61. Frisco Follies and Bernie Brandall Show (1)

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: 1965 to 1975?
    Topics: Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Photography, Theatre shows
    Subject: Bernie Brandall Show, Frisco Follies
  62. Frisco Follies and Bernie Brandall Show (2)

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: 1965 to 1975?
    Topics: Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Photography, Theatre shows
    Subject: Bernie Brandall Show, Frisco Follies
  63. Frisco Follies and Bernie Brandall Show (3)

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: 1965 to 1975?
    Topics: Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Photography
    Subject: Bernie Brandall Show, Frisco Follies
  64. Greta Garbo and Brigitte Bardot at a Party

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Crossdressing, Gender minorities, Parties
    Subject: Brigitte Bardot, Greta Garbo
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: De Smidt Street: ‘The late Garbo’ (left) and Brigitte Bardot (right).
  65. Group Photo at De Smidt Street

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Crossdressing, Friends, Gender minorities
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: De Smidt Street, ‘The Gang’, ‘I call it the gay gang’.
  66. Group Photo at the 82 Club (2)

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: 1970 to 1979?
    Topics: Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Photography
    Subject: 82 Club
  67. Group Photo in the Yard on Rutgers Street

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Gender minorities
    Subject: Leslie Caron
  68. Group Picture Outside the Ambassador Club

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator: Sammy
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1980
    Topics: Beauty operators, Gender minorities
    Subject: Ambassador Club, Kewpie, Sue Thompson
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999.
  69. Harris Portfolio Photograph

     
    Collection: Lynn Edward Harris Photographs
    Institution: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1970 to 1979
    Topics: Intersex people, Transgender people
    Subject: Lynn Edward Harris
    Description: Lynn Edward Harris poses in a professional shoot for her modeling/acting portfolio. Circa 1970s.
  70. Harris Portfolio Photograph

     
    Collection: Lynn Edward Harris Photographs
    Institution: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1970 to 1979
    Topics: Intersex people, Transgender people
    Subject: Lynn Edward Harris
    Description: Lynn Edward Harris poses in a professional shoot for her modeling/acting portfolio. Circa 1970s.
  71. Henri Defreyn in drag as a geisha. Process print after G. Dupont, 19--.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1999?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Henri Defreyn performing a parody of Sada Yacco, geisha and actress. The extremely popular Japanese entertainer Sada Yacco had toured the world 1900-1903 and caused a sensation wherever she went. S...
  72. John Lindstrom in drag. Photographic postcard, 19--.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1999
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  73. Kewpie and Brian Kiss

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Gender minorities, Hairdressers, Kissing, Parties, Partners (LGBTQ)
    Subject: Brian Armino, Kewpie
  74. Kewpie and Gaya on Sir Lowry Road

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Gender minorities
    Subject: Kewpie
  75. Kewpie and Greta Garbo (Willie)

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Beauty operators, Friends, Gender minorities
    Subject: Greta Garbo, Kewpie
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: Kewpie and Greta Garbo (Willie). ‘A very, very good friend of mine that passed away.’
  76. Kewpie and Patti doing Sue Thompson's Hair

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: 1970s
    Topics: Beauty operators, Beauty shops, Gender minorities
    Subject: Kewpie, Salon Kewpie, Sue Thompson
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: ‘Salon Kewpie’ in Sunderland Street: Kewpie with a client, Sue Thompson (‘a very famous strooimeisie’) and Patti.
  77. Kewpie at Kogel Bay

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beaches, Beauty operators, Gender minorities, Public facilities
    Subject: Kewpie
  78. Kewpie at the Roaring ‘20s Night at the Ambassador Club (1)

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Costume, Gender minorities, Night life
    Subject: Ambassador Club, Kewpie
  79. Kewpie at the Roaring ‘20s Night at the Ambassador Club (2)

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Costume, Gender minorities, Night life
    Subject: Ambassador Club, Kewpie
  80. Kewpie, Brigitte, Margaret, and the Seapoint Girls Outside a Demolished Building

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Crossdressing, Gender minorities, Public facilities
    Subject: Kewpie, Seapoint Girls
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: Kewpie, Brigitte (on the right), Margaret and the Seapoint girls on the site of a demolished building off Invery...
  81. Kewpie Cutting Someone's Hair

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1965 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Beauty shops, Gender minorities
    Subject: Kewpie, Salon Kewpie
  82. Kewpie in Invery Place

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Crossdressing, Gender minorities
    Subject: Kewpie
  83. Kewpie Lying on a Sidewalk

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Gender minorities
    Subject: Kewpie
  84. Kewpie on a Neighbour’s Stoep in Invery Place

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1955 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Gender minorities
    Subject: Kewpie
  85. Kewpie on Stage (1)

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Gender minorities, Striptease
    Subject: Kewpie
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: Competition (strip show) at the Kismet organised by the Stellenbosch winery. ‘It is Kewpie on stage, stripping.’
  86. Kewpie on Stage (2)

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Gender minorities, Lingerie, Striptease
    Subject: Kewpie
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: Competition (strip show) at the Kismet organised by the Stellenbosch winery. ‘It is Kewpie on stage, stripping.’
  87. Kewpie on the Phone

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1970 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Crossdressing, Gender minorities
    Subject: Kewpie
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: Kewpie at home. ‘This is myself having a phone call done’.
  88. Kewpie Outside of Salon Kewpie

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: 1970s
    Topics: Beauty operators, Beauty shops, Gender minorities
    Subject: Kewpie, Salon Kewpie
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: “Kewpie in front of the salon, ‘Kewpie’s hairdresser’s’”, 1970’s.
  89. Kewpie Prepares to go to a Party

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1955 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Crossdressing, Gender minorities
    Subject: Kewpie
  90. Kewpie Sitting in a Tree

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator: Biggs, Billy
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1985
    Topics: Gender minorities
    Subject: Kewpie
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: ‘That is myself … Kewpie in Mrs Biggs’s yard in the tree’. Mrs Biggs stayed in 8th Ave, Kensington. Her husband...
  91. Kewpie with 5 Friends on Christmas

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Christmas, Gender minorities, Public facilities
    Subject: Kewpie, Leslie Caron
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: 'Neighbour, Carmen, Cora, Olivia (Mrs Vi), Kewpie and Bardot (front) in Rutgers Street on Christmas Day.'
  92. Kewpie with Brian's nephew

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Beauty operators, Gender minorities, Public facilities
    Subject: Kewpie
  93. Kewpie's Party on Rutgers Street

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1985
    Topics: Crossdressing, Gender minorities, Parties
  94. Kurt Mann at Frank Quinn's Drag Ball

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: 1970s
    Topics: Drag, Drag balls, Female impersonators, Night life
    Subject: Frank Quinn's Drag Ball, Kurt Mann
  95. Kurt Mann Lounges in a Chair

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1975
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Subject: Kurt Mann
  96. Laverne Cummings (2)

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1965 to circa 1975
    Topics: Crossdressing, Entertainers, Female impersonators, Photography
    Subject: Laverne Cummings
  97. Laverne Cummings (3)

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1975
    Topics: Crossdressing, Entertainers, Female impersonators, Photography
    Subject: Laverne Cummings
  98. Laverne Cummings (4)

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: 1970s
    Topics: Crossdressing, Entertainers, Female impersonators, Photography
    Subject: Laverne Cummings
  99. LaVerne Cummings Headshot in Formal Attire

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1982
    Topics: Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Entertainers, Female impersonators
    Subject: LaVerne Cummings
  100. LaVerne Cummings in Black Gown

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1982
    Topics: Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Entertainers, Female impersonators
    Subject: LaVerne Cummings
  101. LaVerne Cummings Posing Lying Down in Pink Dress

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1982
    Topics: Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Entertainers, Female impersonators
    Subject: LaVerne Cummings
  102. LaVerne Cummings Reclining in Dress

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1982
    Topics: Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Entertainers, Female impersonators
    Subject: LaVerne Cummings
  103. Lucian Phelps

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: Feb. 1973
    Topics: Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Photography, Singers
    Subject: Lucian Phelps
  104. Lucian Phelps Putting on Makeup

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: Feb. 1973
    Topics: Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Photography, Singers
    Subject: Lucian Phelps
  105. Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera at the Pride March, 1973

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator: Fink, Leonard
    Date: Apr. 24, 1973
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Clothing, Demonstrations, Transgender Latinx, Transgender people
    Subject: Marsha P. Johnson, Pride, Sylvia Rivera
    Description: Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera (background) at the fourth annual Pride march, inspired by the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Johnson and Rivera were prominent figures during the riots, and influential ...
  106. Miscellaneous R-I (8)

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
    Creator:
    Date: 1973 to 1991
    Topics: Gender identity, Portraits, Transgender people
    Description: By clicking the selected thumbnail, you will be forwarded to more photographs that are not currently available on the DTA
  107. Miscellaneous R-I (9)

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
    Creator:
    Date: 1973 to 1991
    Topics: Gender identity, Portraits, Transgender people
    Description: By clicking the selected thumbnail, you will be forwarded to more photographs that are not currently available on the DTA
  108. Mitzy and Bassey at the Roaring ‘20s Night at the Ambassador Club

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1985
    Topics: Costume, Gender minorities, Night life
    Subject: Ambassador Club
  109. Mrs. Africa, Mercy, Kewpie and Veronica at the Ambassador Club

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Crossdressing, Gender minorities, Night life
    Subject: Ambassador Club, Kewpie, Mrs. Africa
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: At the Ambassador Club: Mrs Africa, Mercy (Mrs Africa’s daughter), Kewpie, Veronica (Mrs Africa’s daughter, she ...
  110. Olivia, Kewpie, Patti, Sue Thompson, Brigitte, Gaya, and Mitzy in the Middle of the Street

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1980
    Topics: Beauty operators, Gender minorities
    Subject: Kewpie, Sue Thompson
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: Olivia, Kewpie, Patti (all at back, L-R), Sue Thompson, Brigitte, Gaya, Mitzy (all in front, L-R) in Sir Lowry ...
  111. Olivia on a Car

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1960 to circa 1980
    Topics: Gender minorities
  112. Patti and Olivia on Darling Street

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator: Movie Snaps
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Gender minorities, Public facilities
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: Patti and Olivia in Darling Street (MovieSnaps).
  113. Performer Wearing a Costume with a Plumed Hat

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Costume, Drag, Drag queens, Female impersonators, Theater
    Description: Performer wearing a costume poses for a photo.
  114. Person in a Black and White Gown

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: A person sits on the floor of a bedroom posing in a black and white gown.
  115. Person in a Black and White Gown Sits on Another Person's Lap

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people, Suits (Clothing)
    Description: Person wearing a black and white gown poses for a photo while sitting on another person's lap.
  116. Person in a Large Headdress Poses with Another Person

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people, Smoking, Suits (Clothing)
    Description: A person holds a drink and smokes a cigarette while posing with another person dressed in a large, feathered headdress and long dress.
  117. Person in a White Dress Poses with Person in a Black Dress

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people, Smoking
    Description: Two people, one wearing a white dress and long earrings, smoking a cigarette, and another wearing a ruffled black dress and diamond necklace, pose for a photograph while another person in a fedora ...
  118. Person in Arabian Costume

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Costume, Drag, Drag queens, Ethnic costume
    Description: Person poses in a costume meant to represent traditional Middle Eastern attire.
  119. Person Lifting Up Their Dress

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people, Underwear
    Description: Person pulling up their dress to reveal grapes attached to their underwear
  120. Person Poses in a Black Dress

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people, Smoking
    Description: A person in a long brown wig sits on the edge of a stage, wearing an embroidered black dress and a diamond necklace and holding a cigarette.
  121. Person Poses in Blonde Wig

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: A person in a blonde wig and a dress, also wearing a diamond necklace and earrings, sits, posing for a photo.
  122. Person Poses in White Hat

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: A person poses in a white hat and dress for a close up picture in front of what appears to be a stage-curtain.
  123. Person Posing in a Floral Dress

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: A person in a long floral dress and pearl necklace sits on a bench in front of a blank wall, looking into the distance.
  124. Person Sits in a Sleeveless Dress

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: A person sits in front of a white backdrop with legs crossed, posing in a black strapless dress and gloves with a diamond necklace.
  125. Person Smokes While Wearing Black Gloves and Veil

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: A person in black gloves and stands next to a plant, face partially covered by a veil.
  126. Person Standing in Front of a Ladies Room

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: A person wears a fur coat and a silk skirt while posing in front of a ladies room.
  127. Person wearing a diamond necklace

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: Portrait of a person wearing a diamond necklace and white kerchief on head.
  128. Person Wearing a Dress Kissing Another Person on the Cheek

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: Person wearing a dress kissing another person, wearing a maid's outfit, on the cheek
  129. Person Wearing a Dress Sitting at a Table

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: Person wearing a dress sitting at a small table.
  130. Person Wearing a Floral Blouse and Pearls

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: Person poses behind chair wearing a floral blouse and pearl jewelry.
  131. Person Wearing a Floral Dress Posing in Front of a Door

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: Person wearing a floral dress, gloves, and a necklace poses in front of a door.
  132. Person Wearing a Fur Stole

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: A person dressed in a long dress, fur stole, and gloves poses in front on a floral curtain in a bedroom.
  133. Person Wearing a Head Scarf

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: A person in a silk dress and headscarf poses for a photo while standing in front of a floral curtain.
  134. Person Wearing a Skirt and Blouse

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: A person poses in front of a curtain, hand on hip, wearing a flowered blouse and a long black skirt.
  135. Person Wearing a Tiara

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people, Tiaras
    Description: A person wearing a white dress and a tiara poses for a photo, hands wrapped around a pole.
  136. Person Wearing an Apron

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: A person of color stands in a bedroom, wearing an apron and drinking.
  137. Person Wearing Bathing Suit and Sash

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Bathing suits, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people, Sashes (Clothing)
    Description: A person poses in front of what appears to be a jukebox in a bathing suit, sash, and garters.
  138. Person Wearing Black Strapless Dress and Smoking in Bar

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Bars (Drinking establishments), Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people, Smoking
    Description: A person in a black, strapless dress and black gloves smokes a cigarette while standing in a bar.
  139. Person With a Blonde Wig and a White Hat

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: Person in a blonde wig, wearing a white hat, posing for photo.
  140. Person with Flower in Hair Sitting on Another Person's Lap

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: Person with flower in hair and a white handbag sitting on another person's lap.
  141. Person with Flowers in Hair

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: A person wearing a long, silk dress, black gloves, and a fur shawl with flowers in hair and holding a black clutch poses in front of a curtain.
  142. Piper Laurie

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1985
    Topics: Drag
    Description: This photo was captioned "Piper Laurie" by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999.
  143. Portrait of a Person of Color

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: A close-up photograph of a person who is wearing a white necklace and earrings.
  144. Portrait of a Person Smoking a Cigarette

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people, Smoking
    Description: Person in a white dress poses for a photograph while holding a cigarette and wearing diamond jewelry.
  145. Portrait of Kewpie (2)

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator: Golden City Post
    Date: circa 1955 to circa 1980
    Topics: Beauty operators, Gender minorities, Press (LGBTQ)
    Subject: Kewpie
    Description: Kewpie in Rutgers Street. Taken during a press interview for the Golden City Post.
  146. Posing with a Security Guard

     
    Collection: Transas City Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: 1973
    Topics: Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
  147. Ralph Mellor in drag. Photographic postcard by L.S. Langfier, 19--.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1999
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  148. Reed Erickson in boots

     
    Collection: Reed Erickson Collection
    Institution: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1963 to circa 1992
    Topics: Transgender people
    Subject: Reed Erickson
    Description: Reed Erickson outside in causal jeans and boots. Undated.
  149. Reg Wright in drag. Photographic postcard by Dyche, 19--.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1999
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  150. Rupert Raj in the 1970s

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: The ArQuives
    Creator:
    Date: 1970 to 1979
    Topics: FtMs, Transgender people
    Subject: Rupert Raj
  151. Samantha and Yusuf on Rutgers Street

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Gender minorities, Public facilities
    Subject: Samantha, Yusuf
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: Samantha ‘with a floor mat over her as a cape; in front of a car in Rutgers Street, Neighbour’s child, Yusuf (Ay...
  152. Signed Photograph of Chi Chi Laverne Addressed to Kurt Mann

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1965 to circa 1980
    Topics: Drag, Female impersonators
    Subject: Chi Chi Laverne
  153. Six People at a Party

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: Six people pose side-by-side at a party, all wearing dresses and holding glasses.
  154. Six People Posing on a Couch, Three Sitting, Three Standing

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1979
    Topics: Clothing, Evening gowns, Gender expression, Gender non-conforming people
    Description: Six people pose around a couch, three in dresses sit on the couch, each with their legs crossed. The other three stand behind them.
  155. Sodia and Kewpie at the Marie Antoinette Ball at the Ambassador Club

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1985
    Topics: Beauty operators, Costume, Gender minorities, Night life
    Subject: Ambassador Club, Kewpie
  156. Stanley Cooke in drag as Charley's aunt. Photographic postcard, 19-- (?).

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1999?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Publicity postcard for Stanley Cook in 'Charley's aunt', the phenomenally successful farce by Brandon Thomas, which broke all theatre records in London when, after its opening in 1893, it ran for 1...
  157. Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries at the Christopher Street Liberation Day March, 1973

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator: Fink, Leonard
    Date: Jun. 24, 1973
    Topics: Activists, Demonstrations, Transgender Latinx, Transgender people, Transvestites
    Subject: Christopher Street Liberatation Day March, Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee (CSLDC), Marsha P. Johnson, Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (STAR), Sylvia Rivera
    Description: Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, and members of Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (STAR) at the 1973 CSLD march.
  158. Sylvia Rivera at the Fourth Annual Christopher Street Liberation Day March, 1973

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator: Wandel, Richard C.
    Date: 1973
    Topics: Activists, Demonstrations, Posters, Stonewall riots, Transgender community, Transgender Latinx
    Description: Sylvia Rivera at the fourth CSLD march, inspired by the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Rivera herself was a prominent figure during the riots, and an influential community leader in the West Village. Here, ...
  159. The Biggs Family with Kewpie, Mitzy and Patti at the Trafalgar Baths

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Beauty operators, Gender minorities, Public facilities, Swimming pools
    Subject: Kewpie
  160. Transvestite Independence Club (TVIC), Wilma's TVIC

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
    Creator:
    Date: 1973 to 1980
    Topics: Gender identity, Portraits, Transgender people
    Description: By clicking the selected thumbnail, you will be forwarded to more photographs that are not currently available on the DTA
  161. Two Drag Queens at Event

     
    Collection: ONE Archives Online Materials
    Institution: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1970 to 2000?
    Topics: Crossdressing, Events
    Description: Two drag queens at an event. Undated.
  162. Two Unidentified Women, Early 1900s

     
    Collection: Kentucky History
    Institution: Faulkner Morgan Archive
    Creator:
    Date: 1900s
    Topics: Photography
    Description: Two women dressed in male clothing pose for a photo on a rug next to a wall.
  163. Unidentified Woman Smoking, Early 1900s

     
    Collection: Kentucky History
    Institution: Faulkner Morgan Archive
    Creator:
    Date: 1900s
    Topics: Photography, Smoking
  164. Vicky White in drag (?). Process print, 197-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1970 to 1979?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  165. Wilhelmina (Willy) at the Trafalgar Baths

     
    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1980
    Topics: Gender minorities, Public facilities
    Subject: Wilhelmina
    Description: This photo was captioned by Kewpie when the photos were transferred to GALA in 1999: At the Trafalgar Baths. ‘Willy’ (Wilhelmina) ‘She was a strooi meisie …you know working on the road’.