Digital Transgender Archive

Guide to the Mama Galore Drag Photograph Album, 1980s-1995

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Collection comprises a photograph album featuring 405 color photographs (ranging in size from 2.5" x 3.5" to 4" x 6", primarily 3.5" x 5") and black-­and-­white publicity stills documenting members of Mama Galore and their friends while at home, backstage, and on tour. Images capture performances, make­up and other performance prep, performer's pets, and general gatherings. Also includes many ephemeral items, including obituaries, news clippings, clippings of performers mentioned in Etcetera Magazine, flyers, greeting cards, and several inscribed publicity stills.

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Item Information:

Identifier
hm50tr78v
Collection
Discovery Resources
Institution
Duke University
Creator(s)
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Date Created
Sep. 2015
Dates Covered
1980 to 1995
Genre
Finding Aids
Subject(s)
Mama Galore
Places
Pennsylvania > Philadelphia County > City of Philadelphia > Philadelphia
North Carolina
New York
Florida
South Carolina
Topic(s)
Female impersonators
Homosexuality
Resource Type
Text
Language
English
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