San Francisco Gay Pride, c.1975. Found vintage photograph. for more collectible gay and lesbian photos click here for info about Barbara Levine & Project B
Female Impersonators in Bronzeville, c. 1935
Even in the roaring 1920s, this African American neighborhood was friendly to gay men, lesbians, and gender-crossing folk. Bronzeville drew well-known African American performers such as Ma Rainey and Tony Jackson, who serenaded their audiences with songs like Sissy Man, Pretty Baby, Fairey Blues and Bull Dagger Woman.
The Jewel Box Revue: a travelling showcase for the art form of female impersonation in 1940s.
Female Impersonators by Pudgy Roberts
vintage queer book
Early drag in Kansas City // The Jewel Box, 1958.