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  1. PEOPLE'S—Gowongo Mohawk

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (Pre 1900)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator:
    Date: 1897
    Topics: Indigenous LGBTQ+ people, Indigenous peoples, LGBTQ+ theater, Male impersonators, Native American LGBTQ+ people
    Subject: Gowongo Mohawk, Wep-Ton-No-Mah
    Description: A short article published in 1897 in the Philadelphia Inquirer detailing Gowongo Mohawk, an Indigenous male impersonator acting as the leading role in the play "Wep-Ton-No-Mah."
  2. An Exotic Gay Subculture Turns Poignant Under Scrutiny

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Dunning, Jennifer
    Date: Mar. 23, 1991
    Topics: Ballroom families, Drag balls, Drag queens, LGBTQ+ people of color, Transvestites
    Subject: Dorian Corey, Jennie Livingston, Meg McLagan, Octavia St. Laurent, Pepper Labeija, Willi Ninja
    Description: A description of how the film "Paris is Burning" relates to ball culture in New York City.
  3. Transvestia vol.1 no. 6

     
    Collection: Transvestia
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator:
    Date: Nov. 1960
    Topics: Clothing, Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Marriage, Transfeminine people, Transsexualism, Transvestism
    Subject: Ashley Montagu, Lawrence Lagner, Sex and Society, The Importance of Wearing Clothes, The Natural Superiority of Women, United States Postal Service
  4. Ella Weaner, Aged Actress, Dead.

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1900-1949)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator:
    Date: Nov. 12, 1917
    Topics: LGBTQ+ theatre, Male impersonators, Performance art
    Subject: Ella Wesner, London Theatre, The New York Times
    Description: A clipping from "The New York Times" titled: "Ella Weaner, Aged Actress, Dead" discussing the death of Ella Wesner. This item was contributed to the DTA by Hugh Ryan.
  5. THE WIFE OF A WOMAN

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (Pre 1900)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 2, 1892
    Topics: LGBTQ+ relationships, Male impersonators, Performance art
    Subject: Annie Hindle, Annie Ryan, Buffalo Evening News, Charles Hindle, Charles Vivian, Ella Wesner, Maggie Weston
    Description: A clipping from the "Buffalo Evening News" titled: "THE WIFE OF A WOMAN," discussing the relationship between Annie Hindel and Annie Ryan. This item was contributed to the DTA by Hugh Ryan.
  6. IN THE WINGS.

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (Pre 1900)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator:
    Date: May 5, 1893
    Topics: LGBTQ+ theatre, Male impersonators, Performance art
    Subject: Ella Wesner, The New York Dramatic Mirror, Tony Pastor's, Vesta Tilley
    Description: A clipping from "The New York Dramatic Mirror" titled: "IN THE WINGS," discussing Vesta Tilley. This item was contributed to DTA by Hugh Ryan.
  7. Scrapbook 06

     
    Collection: Scrapbooks and Albums
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator: Anderson, Adèle
    Date: 1975? to 1982?
    Topics: Drag, Feminism, Gender affirming surgery, Gender roles, Homosexuals, LGBTQ+ activism, LGBTQ+ communities, LGBTQ+ films, LGBTQ+ theatre, Motion pictures, Transgender people
    Subject: Cosmopolitan, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, Daily Telegraph, Divine, Evening Mail, Evening Standard, Gay News, The Sadista Sisters, The Sun
    Description: This scrapbook includes a range of clippings such as a program for the Sadista Sisters, articles on Divine, and clippings from "Gay Films." This item was made available thanks to the University of ...
  8. Scrapbook 05

     
    Collection: Scrapbooks and Albums
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator: Anderson, Adèle
    Date: 1975?
    Topics: Clothing, Drag, Feminism, Gender affirming surgery, Gender roles, Homosexuals, Lesbians, LGBTQ+ activism, LGBTQ+ authors, LGBTQ+ events, LGBTQ+ theatre, Motion pictures, Performance art, Transgender people
    Subject: Birmingham Gay Liberation, Cosmopolitan, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, Evening Mail, Mae West, Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Sun, The Sunday Times, Titbits
    Description: This scrapbook includes a range of clippings such as an article titled: "Why I changed my sex," multiple pieces on "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," and a text called "Women in Drag." This item was ...
  9. Tommie Hunter

     
    Collection: Postcards of Female and Male Impersonators and Cross-dressing
    Institution: Human Sexuality Collection, Cornell University
    Creator: Foster & Harwood, Hunter, Tommie
    Date: 1931
    Topics:  
    Subject: Tommie Hunter
  10. Female impersonators Ben and Jim Obo

     
    Collection: Postcards of Female and Male Impersonators and Cross-dressing
    Institution: Human Sexuality Collection, Cornell University
    Creator: Dyche, Obo, Ben
    Date: 1920
    Topics:  
    Subject: Ben Obo
  11. Man and male impersonator in patriotic costumes

     
    Collection: Postcards of Female and Male Impersonators and Cross-dressing
    Institution: Human Sexuality Collection, Cornell University
    Creator:
    Date: 1920
    Topics:  
  12. Jack Whymont

     
    Collection: Postcards of Female and Male Impersonators and Cross-dressing
    Institution: Human Sexuality Collection, Cornell University
    Creator: King & Wilson, Whymont, Jack
    Date: 1920
    Topics:  
    Subject: Jack Whymont
  13. Miss Gaby Deslys

     
    Collection: Postcards of Female and Male Impersonators and Cross-dressing
    Institution: Human Sexuality Collection, Cornell University
    Creator: Record Press, Deslys, Gaby
    Date: 1915
    Topics:  
    Subject: Gaby Deslys
    Description: Gaby Deslys dressed in men's evening wear. The image was produced as a promotion for Deslys' appearing in London in Rosy Rapture, a one-act play by J.M. Barrie.
  14. Vesta Tilley

     
    Collection: Postcards of Female and Male Impersonators and Cross-dressing
    Institution: Human Sexuality Collection, Cornell University
    Creator: Philco Publishing Co., Tilley, Vesta, Powles, Matilda Alice
    Date: 1915
    Topics:  
    Subject: Matilda Alice Powles, Vesta Tilley
    Description: Tilley dressed as a soldier.
  15. Miss Vesta Tilley in Khaki

     
    Collection: Postcards of Female and Male Impersonators and Cross-dressing
    Institution: Human Sexuality Collection, Cornell University
    Creator: David Allen & Sons, Tilley, Vesta, Powles, Matilda Alice
    Date: 1915
    Topics:  
    Subject: Matilda Alice Powles, Vesta Tilley
    Description: Sale of these postcards was intended for donation to the War Relief Funds.