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  1. Drag Queen in Headdress

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: 1949
    Topics: Costume, Female impersonators, Theater
    Subject: Jolly Jack
    Description: A drag queen poses in front of a backdrop wearing a large headdress and a ruffled, sleeveless dress with black gloves. Inscription reads: "To Bobby & Mary, Two Grand People, Here's hoping our paths...
  2. Drag Queen Performing in Front of a Band

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1970
    Topics: Costume, Dance, Female impersonators, Music--Performance, Theater
    Description: A female impersonator, clothed in a ruffled dress and headpiece, dances in front of a band.
  3. Drag Queen Standing in Front of a Microphone

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1970
    Topics: Evening gowns, Female impersonators, Music--Performance, Singing, Theater
    Description: Female impersonator standing in front of a microphone in a shiny dress.
  4. Drag Queen Wearing a Black Shawl

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1970
    Topics: Evening gowns, Female impersonators, Theater
    Description: Female impersonator wearing a formal dress and a black shawl poses in front of a silk curtain.
  5. Male Impersonator

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: 1950s
    Topics: Drag, Drag kings, Male impersonators, Singing, Suits (Clothing), Theater
    Description: A male impersonator wearing a suit performs on stage, singing into a microphone.
  6. Performer Exiting a Stage

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: 1950s
    Topics: Drag, Drag queens, Female impersonators, Music--Performance, Theater
    Description: An African American performer poses for a photograph near a stage as she smiles, holding one arm out and holding up the skirt of her dress.
  7. Performer Holding a Hand Fan

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1970
    Topics: Drag, Drag queens, Evening gowns, Female impersonators, Theater
    Description: A female impersonator in an embroidered dress poses sitting on what appears to be a stage, holding a hand fan.
  8. Performer in a Feathered Hat

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1970
    Topics: Costume, Drag, Drag queens, Female impersonators, Gay community, Theater
    Subject: Gay Nineties
    Description: A close-up of a performer in a ruffled dress and wearing a feathered hat. The handwritten inscription on the back of the photograph reads: "Just an old bag of the Gay Ninties [sic]. Your card was v...
  9. Performer in Blonde Wig and Headdress

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1970
    Topics: Costume, Drag, Drag queens, Female impersonators, Theater
    Description: An elliptical photograph on a white background of a female impersonator posing in a large wig with a headpiece and a shiny, ruffled dress.
  10. Performer in Front of a Band

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: 1950s
    Topics: Drag, Drag queens, Evening gowns, Female impersonators, Music--Performance, Singing, Theater
    Description: A person of color wearing a silk dress and gloves performs on stage with a band.
  11. Performer in Large Hat and Long Dress

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1970
    Topics: Clothing, Costume, Drag, Drag queens, Female impersonators, Theater
    Description: A person poses in front of a curtain in a long, ruffled dress and a large hat.
  12. Performer Standing in Front of a Microphone (Full Image)

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: circa 1950 to circa 1970
    Topics: Drag, Drag queens, Evening gowns, Female impersonators, Music--Performance, Singing, Theater
    Description: A performer in a shiny two-piece dress sings on stage into a microphone.
  13. 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.
  14. Saratoga Club Franklin & Fortune, 1950

     
    Collection: Rex Maniscalco Collection of Bobby Smith Photographs
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Smith, Bobby
    Date: 1950
    Topics: Clothing, Costume, Drag, Drag queens, Female impersonators, Music--Performance, Singing, Theater
    Description: A performer wearing a ruffled, two-piece dress and headdress sings into a microphone on stage at the Saratoga Club.