General Modern Collection
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
Billie Holiday and Mister, photographed by Carl Van Vechten ***
February 25, 2008
Posters from Die Deutsche Werbegraphik (Berlin : Verlag Francken & Lang, 1927)
February 21, 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
Volumes in the Black Series issued by Gaberbocchus Press in the 1950s, each with a die-cut cover showing the author.
January 29, 2008
Scrapbooks kept by Jack Lamb, world-famous bass and fly-fisherman, who was said to have fished every day for 17 years, straight. Lamb was hired by Gulf Oil Co. to travel and lecture around Texas and Louisiana. The 13 scrapbooks, ranging between 1933-1943 document his career as a professional sportsman and as a commercial photographer, focusing on sports, wildlife, and car crashes.
January 24, 2008