Candid moment around the tables at the Forest Ballroom
Group of at least six people, including four female impersonators, largely unidentified except for "Dr. Garcia" on the far left in a green checked jacket and holding a cigarette and Helen Frazier in a blue pants and dress coat, a bow in her red hair, facing Dr. Garcia. All are seated around two tables talking, smoking, and drinking; none looking directly at the camera., No date; likely sometime in 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Couple posing for a photo outside the Colony Club
A couple, arm in arm, posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall outside the Colony Club in Kansas City; the man on the right is in a suit and the woman on the left, Beth Elaine Beard, is in a full length pink dress with matching opera gloves; both facing the camera., No date; likely sometime in 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
In front of the stage at the Forest Ballroom
Three unidentified participants competing in a drag ball, with the emcee and the Kings of Rythm [sic] on the bandstand; the person in front of the stage is wearing a black dress and offstage behind her are two others, one wearing a red housecoat and the other a red two-piece showgirl like costume; a large jukebox is also seen; at the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City., No date; likely sometime in 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Three posing for a photo
Three unidentified people (two men on either side of a woman in a red dress) posing together for a photo at an unidentified venue; the man on the left is holding a bottle of some sort of alcohol in one hand and both men are wearing suits and ties., November 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.