Dancing to the Rythm Kings
Unidentified participant competing in a drag ball, with the emcee in front of microphone and the Kings of Rythm [sic] on the bandstand at the Forest Ballroom in Kansas City; she's wearing a red house coat and black lace shorts; on the stage is a circular sign for the "AMVETS American Veterans of World War II"; signs for the band are on the stage., No date; likely sometime in 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Performer at the Colony Club
Unidentified female impersonator on stage at the Colony Club (likely) in Kansas City; she's wearing a sleeveless, backless blue evening gown and her body is facing left toward a piano while her head is turned to look out over the audience; several members' heads can be seen in front of the stage., March 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Performer at the Colony Club
Unidentified female impersonator on stage at the Colony Club (likely) in Kansas City; she's wearing a sleeveless, backless blue evening gown and her body is facing left toward a piano while her head is turned to look out over the audience with one hand held by her shoulder; several members of the audience can be seen in front of the stage including one unidentified man applauding with a cigarette in his mouth., March 1961, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.