Stormé DeLarverié (center), surrounded by three female impersonators at Roberts Show Club, Chicago, Illinois

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Title
Stormé DeLarverié (center), surrounded by three female impersonators at Roberts Show Club, Chicago, Illinois
Collection

Stormé DeLarverié photographs

Professional

Nightclub Performances

Robert's Show Club

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1958-11
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: SCP 186079
Topics
African American entertainers
African American lesbians
African American musicians
African American singers
Drag kings
Lesbian activists
DeLarverié, Stormé, 1920-2014
Jewel Box Revue (Musical group)
African American women entertainers
African American lesbians
Male impersonators -- United States
Musical revues & comedies -- United States
Female impersonators -- United States
Robert's Show Club
Genres
Photographs
Group portraits
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 24 x 19 cm ; black and white
Original image was cropped.
Description
Male impersonator Stormé DeLarverié (center), emcee of the Jewel Box Revue, a racially inclusive traveling revue of impersonators, surrounded by three female impersonators at Roberts Show Club, Chicago, Illinois, 1958
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b22817177
MSS Unit ID: 186079
Archives EAD ID: 3373155
Photo Order: 59419
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 20.01.FORT59
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc8dc910-9427-0136-c358-039b84084aa2
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1958: Created
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Stormé DeLarverié (center), surrounded by three female impersonators at Roberts Show Club, Chicago, Illinois" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1958. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1f50c830-942c-0136-c143-011f9f157ef6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Stormé DeLarverié (center), surrounded by three female impersonators at Roberts Show Club, Chicago, Illinois" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 1, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1f50c830-942c-0136-c143-011f9f157ef6

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1958). Stormé DeLarverié (center), surrounded by three female impersonators at Roberts Show Club, Chicago, Illinois Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1f50c830-942c-0136-c143-011f9f157ef6

Wikipedia Citation

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Stormé DeLarverié (center), surrounded by three female impersonators at Roberts Show Club, Chicago, Illinois