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Christine Jorgensen Named "Woman of the Year"

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The photograph is captioned "Christine named “Woman of the Year” New York……….. Golden-haired Christine Jorgensen, the former GI transformed into a beautiful woman by Copenhagen (Denmark) surgeons and physicians, is shown this evening as she received the Scandinavian Societies of Greater New York “Woman of the Year” award from the Society’s chairman, Harry Berglind, at the 20th annual concert and ball. Attired attractively in a white evening gown with all the trimmings, Christine made her first public appearance as a woman tonight."

Item Information:

Identifier
hq37vn82z
Collection
Christine Jorgensen Collection
Institution
Transas City
Date Created
Mar. 7, 1953
Genre
Photographs
Subject(s)
Christine Jorgensen
Scandinavian Society
Places
New York
Topic(s)
Awards
Photographs
Transgender people
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
Black and White
Language
English
Related URL
http://transascity.org/history/jorgensen-christine/
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