Drag Collection

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Drag Collection


Images and materials that coordinate with the Drag Collection exhibit.

Collection Items

Miss Camp America Crown
Gulf Coast Archive & Museum of GLBT History [GCAM] is the Custodian of the Miss Camp America Crown.

Rosy Cheeks Crowns
These two crowns awarded to Rosy Cheeks (Paul Pruitt) for winning the Miss Mary's Miss Montrose and Mother of Montrose pageants during his lifetime.

Unknown Crowns
These crowns are from unknown pageants and unknown years.

Lady Victoria Lust a.k.a. Marvin Davis
Marvin Davis, who performed as Lady Victoria Lust, was a Houston-based drag queen in the late 80’s-early/mid 90’s. Marvin was passionate in his support for people with AIDS (PWA’s) and donated a large portion of his late life to supporting the PWA…

A signed photograph of Divine posing with two naked men and a poster of her from an event in Houston in 1988 respectively.

A Streetcar Named Montrose
"A Streetcar Named Montrose ... the Musical The Halloween Magic Players, persons of considerable energy, some wit and no scruples whatsoever, have prepared a theatrical benefit for the Bering Community Service Foundation and Body Positive Houston.…

Glamour Shots
Glamor shots of Houston Drag Queen Tiffany Jones

Girl of Montrose 2014
The sash and crown awarded to the winner of the Girl of Montrose 2014 competition.

FBar is a high energy, upscale gay club located in Midtown. They have a velvet-draped stage, several chandeliers, and a lavish patio. Fbar has won awards from ZAGAT, VisitHouston.com, HoustonPress for Best Hot Gay Dance Club, Favorite LGBT Bar, and…

JR’s Bar and Grill is a gay watering hole located in Montrose. Opened in 1986, it is the oldest bar in Houston that is still operating. The building was originally a train depot, a grocery store, and then an emporium before it became a bar for the…
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