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Ralph W. Judd collection on Cross-Dressing in the Performing Arts

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2007-020
Abstract Materials collected by Ralph Judd relating to the history of cross-dressing in the performing arts. The collection is focused on popular music and vaudeville from the 1890s through the 1930s, and on film and television: it contains few materials on musical theater, non-musical theater, ballet, opera, or contemporary popular music. The materials consist primarily of sheet music, 1848-1988 (bulk circa 1895-1940), and studio publicity stills of motion pictures, 1900-1996, and of television...
Dates: 1848-circa 2000

Maurice & La Monte papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2008-033
Abstract Audio recordings, programs, photographs, and ephemera relating to female impersonators and pantomime artists Henry Jouron and William "Billy" Kugler (known theatrically as Maurice & La Monte). The bulk of the collection consists of sound recordings used for Maurice & La Monte's "Off the Record" pantomime act. The collection also contains photographs of celebrities and other female impersonators, some of which are signed.
Dates: 1937-2005; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1980

Charles Pierce Photographs, Papers, Costumes, and Memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2008-019
Abstract Photographs, clippings, programs, correspondence, lyrics, music, costumes with accessories, audio and video recordings, and souvenirs from the life and performances of Charles Pierce (1926-1999), impressionist and comedian, one of the foremost American female impersonators of the second half of the 20th century. The bulk of materials date from 1970-1990.
Dates: 1850 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990

Andrew M. Schwartz collection on cross-dressing

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2008-060
Abstract Postcards, photographs, and other materials, the majority portraying cross-dressing in entertainment. The materials include a series of advertising cards, 1882-circa 1892, satirizing Oscar Wilde and "Aesthetics", a 1917 publicity still of Julian Eltinge in the film The Clever Mrs. Carfax, a 1919 program for his Vaudeville Review, a postcard autographed in 1919 by "Marina, transformiste", and an undated postcard of Émile Grandsart, "The...
Dates: circa 1880-1919

Stephen Stewart photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2010-006
Abstract Photographs and the resulting published work documenting icons, iconic places, and events of the United States lesbian and gay movement, 1982-1984. The collection primarily consists of Stephen Stewart's published and unpublished black and white photographs from his work, Positive Image: A Portrait of Gay America, along with other Stewart photographs.
Dates: 1982-1984

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