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Close-Up of Christine Jorgensen Upon Arrival at New York Idlewild Airport

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A close-up photograph taken of Christine Jorgensen by the AP after her return to the United States at the New York Idlewild Airport (now JFK International Airport) in 1953 and was published by the AP.

Item Information:

Identifier
p2676v62m
Collection
Christine Jorgensen Collection
Institution
Transas City
Creator(s)
The Associated Press
Publisher
Associated Press
Date Issued
Feb. 12, 1953
Genre
Photographs
Subject(s)
Christine Jorgensen
Places
New York > Queens > John F. Kennedy International Airport
Topic(s)
Gender realignment surgery
Photography
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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