Classic white shirt and tie
Unidentified male impersonator posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall in front of the Colony Club in Kansas City; he's wearing black pants and shoes with a white long sleeved shirt with turned up cuffs and a black tie; facing the front with both hands in his front pants pockets., November 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Couple in Native American costumes at the Forest Ballroom
Two unidentified people at the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City dressed in male and female Native American costumes, the woman on the right, man on the left; they are holding hands and facing the camera., November 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Couple with drinks posing for a photo
Two unidentified women arm in arm posing for a photo in front of the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City; the blond woman on the right is dressed as a man and holding a bottle of beer (or other alcohol) as well as a plastic bag under her arm and the dark haired woman on the right has a large black purse and is wearing black and white checked pants and holding a plastic cup., November 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Crowd around a table
Crowd of unidentified men and women around a long table with white tablecloth at an unidentified venue in Kansas City; the woman on the far left is wearing a blue plaid shirt, white bow, and white cowboy hat; another woman (fourth from the left) is wearing a men's suit and tie; the man next to her is sitting on the table and leaning back on one elbow; the man on the far right has on a black shirt, long black wig and beaded necklaces., November 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dancing at the Forest Ballroom
Three unidentified couples slow dancing at the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City; the couple on the right are two women, one a King dressed in a red long sleeved shirt with slicked back blond hair; the middle couple are two men, one being "Dr. Garcia" and the other an unidentified female impersonator in a sleeveless black dress; the couple on the left are two women (or possible a woman and a female impersonator); a fourth couple, largely unseen, can be made out on the far right of the photo., December 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dancing trio at the Colony Club
Three dancers (one man, one woman, one female impersonator) at the Colony Club in Kansas City; the female impersonator has on a tiara, matching necklace, and a blue dress with black evening gloves; the man has a dark shirt with red vest and the woman is wearing a simple black sleeveless dress., November 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
On stage at the Colony Club
Unidentified man with unidentified female impersonator and musical band (African American musicians) behind them playing on stage at the Colony Club in Kansas City; the tops of other patrons' heads can be seen in front of the stage; the impersonator is wearing a black dress with lacey see through sleeves and the man is wearing a grey jacket., October 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Piratical costumes
Unidentified man and woman posing together for a photo amid a crowd of patrons at an unidentified nightclub in Kansas City; they are both in red shirts and the man is dressed as a pirate with earrings, eyepatch, and head and neck scarves in a patterned cloth; the woman's neck scarf is from the same material., October 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Playboy bunny and friend
Male impersonator and female impersonator posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City; he is wearing black pants, white loafers, and a plain white shirt and has his arm around the waist of the female impersonator dressed as a Playboy Bunny in a black leotard, nylons, bunny ears and white cuffs and collar; he is looking up at her and she is facing the camera., November 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Toasting the camera
Two unidentified lesbians seated next to each other at the bar at the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City making a toast to the camera person from paper cups; a can of Budweiser and a crumpled pack of cigarettes are on the bar in front of them., December 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Trio at the Forest Ballroom
Unidentified man in glasses and a white (or light grey) jacket seated to the left of two women, Joyce (center) in a black dress and strands of pearls and Georgia Belesakos (right) in a brownish-green floral patterned jacket and looking at Joyce; the man has a beer bottle in front of him and the woman drinks in glasses., November 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Two women at a buffet
Two unidentified women at a buffet table choosing food at an unknown venue in Kansas City; plates of cold cuts, deviled eggs, olives, and other buffet fare can be seen; two men are partially seen along the edges of the photo., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
View of the busy bar
Crowd of unidentified people at the bar at the Colony Club or Arabian Nights ("The Tent") in Kansas City; three bartenders can be seen., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.