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.
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.
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.
Evening gloves at the Colony Club
Two female impersonators posing for a photo against the tiled wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City; both are wearing white or light pink dresses and long evening gloves; the shorter person on the right has on a blue wig and black evening gloves that matches her shoes., November 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.
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.
Pair with roses
Two female impersonators posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall outside of the Colony Club in Kansas City; the person on the right is in a white or light pink dress, blue wig, black evening gloves and is holding a bowl of red roses; the unidentified person on the left is wearing a sleeveless shirt, jacket half off her shoulders, black pants and high heeled boots., November 1964, 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.
Three posing for a photo
Three unidentified female impersonators posing together for a photo in front of the tiled wall outside the Colony Club in Kansas City; the one on the right is wearing black stockings, top, and gloves with a tiara in her wig; the one in the center has on a short green dress with lacey matching jacket and is standing with one leg forward and her around the woman on the left who is wearing a blue brocade dress and holding a white purse and leaning away from the woman in the center., November 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.