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Bikini in November
Female impersonator, possibly Bobby Green, posing in front of the tiled wall outside the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's wearing a leopard print bikini (with the bottom part put on over a pair of very short black shorts) with matching fingerless gloves, textured black nylons, and black boots; she has one hand in her hair and the other on her hip., November 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Black dress and white gloves
Unidentified female impersonator posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City; she has a blonde wig, full length black evening dress, black purse, and with evening gloves., November 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Black feather boa and hat
Unidentified female impersonator posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall outside the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's wearing a full length, sleeveless, black dress with black feather boa and matching hat; body to the left and head turned to look forward., October 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Black polka dots and pink fishnets
Unidentified female impersonator posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's wearing a short white dress with black polka dots and pink fishnets stockings as well as white shoes and a black jacket; facing forwards., November 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cardigan and a beer
Unidentified man in white pants, black shoes, a three colored cardigan, and white turtle neck shirt holding half full (or empty) beer bottle in one hand; posing for a photo outside the tiled wall of the Colony Club in Kansas City., November 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Conservative yet casual at the Colony Club
Unidentified man in black pants and buttoned up grey cardigan sweater with a white shirt and tie underneath leaning one hand against the tile wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City; facing slightly toward the right., November 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dancing at the Colony Club
Unidentified female impersonator seen from behind while dancing at the Colony Club (likely) in Kansas City; she is wearing a white blouse with black polka dots; bad lighting makes much more detail difficult to see., November 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elegance at the Colony Club
Unidentified, older, female impersonator in a black dress with white shawl, clutch purse and jewelry posing for a photo in front the tiled wall at the Colony Club in Kansas City., November 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elegance in white
Unidentified female impersonator posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall in front of the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's wearing a full length white dress with a white floral pattern on the skirt and white satin for the top, long evening gloves, and has a matching white stain wrap and is holding a gold colored clutch; facing the camera., November 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Female impersonator in fur stole
Female impersonator, Patrick C. Byrne, at the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City wearing a black dress with a white fur stole posing for a photo; facing the camera., No date; likely sometime in 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Female impersonator with a sequined blue dress
Unidentified, tall female impersonator at an unknown venue (likely the Colony Club in Kansas City though) wearing a blue sequined dress with white feather-boa like trim and long white opera gloves; facing the camera; other patrons are seen behind her., November 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Gold skirt
Unidentified female impersonator posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall in front of the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's wearing a gold skirt and pink sweater; turned to the right with one leg lifted in the air., November 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Green dress and a Schlitz
Unidentified female impersonator with a full length green evening dress she's holding up part of with one hand and holding a can of Schlitz beer in the other; standing in front of a wall of overlapping slats at the Colony Club in Kansas City., November 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Green dress at the Colony Club
Unidentified female impersonator in a green dress and matching jacket with a grey fur (or faux fur) muff collar and black high heel shoes posing for a photo in front of the tile wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City., November 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
In front of the Colony Club
Unidentified female impersonator in a black skirt with black and white polka-dot blouse and light brown wig posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall of the Colony Club in Kansas City., November 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Lady in red
Unidentified female impersonator at the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City wearing a red robe/housecoat over black lace shorts; she is lift the coat in one hand and has one leg stepping forward to show off her leg; matching bow in her hair., No date; likely sometime in 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Lady in red and pink
Unidentified female impersonator posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall in front of the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's facing the camera and wearing a full length red dress with a pink sort of poncho or large stole with cream colored gloves and matching clutch and red shoes., November 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Little black dress
Unidentified female impersonator posing for a photo in front of a wall of overlapping slats at the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's wearing a short black dress and showing a little cleavage and has on a beehive wig in reddish brown; body facing the left with her head turned to look ahead at the camera., November 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Little black dress
Unidentified female impersonator posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall in front of the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's facing the camera and is wearing a short black sleeveless dress and holding a matching black purse., November 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Michelle on display
Female impersonator "Michelle" wearing a bikini top, bikini bottoms over black fishnet stockings and a jacket she's holding open in front of the tiled wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's facing the front., November 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Nature calls
Unidentified female impersonator pausing for a photo before entering the men's room; body facing right with head turned to face the camera and smiling., No date; likely sometime in 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
On the stairs at the Forest Ballroom
Unidentified female impersonator posing at the top of a set of stairs with one hand behind her head at the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City; she is wearing a knee-length black or dark blue dress, light blue high heels and holding a white clutch purse., November 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Over the shoulder
Unidentified female impersonator posing for a photo in front of a wall of overlapping slats at the Colony Club (likely) in Kansas City; she's wearing a black wig and short white dress and holding a black purse; she's facing away from the camera and her head is turned over her shoulder to look back, demurely, at the camera., November 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Pearls and a red gown
Unidentified female impersonator posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's wearing a blonde wig, a double string of pearls and a red evening gown; facing the camera., November 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Pink dress with jacket
Unidentified female impersonator posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's wearing a plain brown jacket over a bright pink dress and has on black gloves; body facing the left with her head turn to the front., November 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Posing at the Colony Club
Unidentified female impersonator posing as if marching in front of the tile wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's in black pants or hose, black evening gloves, black blouse with a large tiara in her wig; facing the camera., November 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Posing for a photo outside the Colony Club
Unidentified female impersonator in a short black dress and black wig posing for a photo in front a tiled wall in front of the Colony Club in Kansas City; other, unidentified, patrons are seen in the entryway., November 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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