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Drag shows

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Canalli (John) photographs and video recordings

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2009-007
Abstract Photographs, video recordings, and personal papers, circa 1978-2010, from gay independent filmmaker John Canalli. The bulk of the photographs documents Canalli and his friends attending drag queen events in San Francisco. The video recordings include DVDs and videocassettes of Canalli's film productions, including Wigstock documentaries and outtakes, the documentary Heroism : A Community Responds, programs from the Gay Cable Network, and excerpts from...
Dates: circa 1978-2010; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1992

Celebration Theatre collection

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 2
Identifier: Coll2007-017
Abstract Early executive committee minutes, performance budgets, programs, flyers, press kits, photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, including reviews, documenting the activities of the Celebration Theatre, 1982-2006. The collection consists of materials from the collections of Jim Kepner, the first Vice Chairman, of Robert Schrock, a former artistic director, and of the Purple Circuit, an information clearinghouse for gay and lesbian theater, founded by Bill Kaiser.
Dates: 1982-2018

Robert F. Craig Papers and Photographs

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2012-177
Abstract Personal and professional papers, photographs, negatives, slides, film, audiocassettes, a videocassette, and other material from businessman, publisher, and gay activist, Robert F. Craig, 1934-2000. Perhaps best known as owner of the Los Angeles-based gay newsmagazine, Frontiers, Craig was also instrumental in organizations such as Christopher Street West, Valley Business Alliance, Lobby for Individual Freedom and Equality (LIFE AIDS Lobby), and the West...
Dates: 1934 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Ken Dickmann papers and photographs

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2013-063
Abstract Personal papers, writings, theater production records, publicity material, correspondence, photographs, negatives, slides, and other material, circa 1920-1995, from Ken Dickmann. Materials document Dickmann's life as an Air Force veteran, writer, performer, director, publicist, and gay activist in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Hawaii. The collection includes his published and unpublished articles related to theater and film criticism and issues in the gay community; material from his work in...
Dates: circa 1920-1995; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995

Gangway Suzie collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2014-047
Overview Correspondence, award certificates, flyers, publicity photographs, and other material, 1976-1982, from Gangway Suzie, a bartender and camp drag performer at The Gangway bar in San Francisco, California. A local celebrity in the San Francisco drag queen community, Gangway Suzie, whose real name is Alfred Slezewski, was killed in 1982.
Dates: 1976-1982

Imperial Courts collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2012-130
Abstract Photographs, flyers, organizational correspondence, court lists, polling sheets, clippings, notes, manuscripts, ephemera, and other material documenting activities of Imperial Courts, primarily in Southern California and San Francisco, 1959-2009. The Imperial Courts originated in San Francisco in 1965 as gay community social and fundraising events with a camp Imperial theme; the annual main event featured the coronation of elected monarchs (a king and queen) who in turn selected a royal court.
Dates: 1959-2009

Sizzle drag show photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2014-038