Caveman at the Forest Ballroom
Unidentified person in a caveman costume (long black wig, fake fangs, leopard skin outfit) menacing the camera with two hands in the air by his head with one hand holding a drink in a paper cup; on his left is a Gary Phalen in a green sweater and drink in a paper cup looking on and on his right is Joe Lombardo in glasses and a suit and tie smiling; likely at the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City., October 1967, 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 in costumes at the Forest Ballroom
Two unidentified men arm in arm in costumes at the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City; the man on the left is dressed as a mime; the man on the left has on a red sweater and clown face make-up; other patrons not in costume are seen sitting nearby., 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.
In costume at the Forest Club
Two unidentified female impersonators in black costumes (one a cat woman with a cigarette in hand and the other wearing a dress, black cape and some sort of black hat); posed to the left with heads turned forward to the camera against a pink wall at the Forest Club in Kansas City; poster advertising a Thanksgiving dance by "Cassie Martinez' Latin-American Band" is on the wall on the right., November 1964, 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.
Posing with female impersonators
Unidentified man with a beard posing for a photo between two female impersonators in front of the tile wall outside the Colony Club in Kansas City; the impersonator on the right is wearing pink hose, white calf length boots, and a gold dress that leaves one shoulder bare; the other impersonator is dressed as Playboy Bunny; all are facing the camera., November 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Witch in a black leather jacket
Female impersonator David Schneider dressed as a witch in a platinum blonde wig, black pointed witch's hat, black leather jacket and black clothes; she's 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.