Big night out at the Colony Club
Two unidentified female impersonators posing side by side for a photo against the tile wall outside the Colony Club in Kansas City; the one on the right is wearing a short, ill-fitting yellow-gold calico dress with a large white cardigan, white gloves, pink shirt with black ribbon and a blue wig; the one on the left is wearing a dark green and black evening gown with large costume jewelry earrings, white gloves, white shoes, white purse, and brown fur (or faux fur) stole; both are facing the camera., November 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cigarette and fur stole
Unidentified female impersonator posing for a photo at the Forest Ballroom (likely) in Kansas City near a light fixture in the wall; she's facing the camera and wearing a full length black dress and fur (or faux fur) stole and holding a black clutch purse and a cigarette., March 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Couple at a table at the Forest Ballroom
Unidentified couple (a man and a female impersonator) seated at a table at the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City; the man on the right in an orange sweater has his arm around the waist of the female impersonator who is wearing a black dress, white fur (or faux fur) stole; bottles of alcohol, an ashtray, and a pair of evening gloves are on the table in front of them; both are 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.
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.
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.
Posing for a photo at the Forest Ballroom
Two unidentified female impersonators posing for a photo against a wall at the Forest Ballroom; both are wearing pink dresses; the taller of the two is on the right and wearing a blond wig and holding a fur (real or faux is unclear) stole and the one on the left is wearing a black wig and lifting her dress to show off her legs; standing side by side and looking at the camera; at the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City., November 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Showing off the LBD at the Forest Ballroom
Unidentified female impersonator in a platinum blonde wig and wearing a classic example of the "little black dress" holding a fur coat (possibly faux fur) over one arm and holding something in a brown paper bag in her other hand; posing for a photo against a pink wall at the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City., November 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
White fur stole
Unidentified female impersonator posing for a photo in front of the tiled wall outside the Colony Club in Kansas City; she's facing forward to the camera and wearing a black and white dress, long white evening gloves, white fur (or faux fur) stole and holding a silver clutch., November 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.