Beinecke Library

Pages from Transvestia, a magazine published in Los Angeles, California between 1960 and the early 1980s,  edited by Virginia Charles Prince. The magazine was one of the principal modes of information and contacts for transvestites in the United States. Most issues featured life stories, such as Gloria's
March 4, 2008
Zora Neale Hurston, photographed by Prentis Taylor
February 28, 2008
Posters from Die Deutsche Werbegraphik (Berlin : Verlag Francken & Lang, 1927)
February 21, 2008
Portrait of George Washington on a playing card, Hearts (Cary USA 204)
February 18, 2008
From Gertrude Stein to Alice B.
February 14, 2008
Poster designed by Alfred Jarry for the premiere of Ubu Roi, 1896.   and a later poster advertising the "Expojarrysition" organized by the Collège de Pataphysique in 1953.
February 7, 2008


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