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Magazine pictures and descriptions advertising the Halloween Magic Players Show for October 17, 1997, called "How to Succeed in Montrose Without Really Trying."

South Beach is a club in Montrose inspired by the nightlife in South Beach, Florida. This club is known for popular drag shows, male dancers, and foam parties. South Beach frequently hosts contestants from Ru Paul’s Drag Race on Saturdays. The “So…

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"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.…

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

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Representing Miss South Central States USofA, ShaeShae LaResse of Laguna Beach Ca. was crowned the 28th Miss Gay USofA 2013 in Dallas, TX. Assisting with the crowning is former Miss Gay USofA 2012 and the newly crowned Miss Gay USofA Classic, Amy…

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Flyer for the 25th Miss Camp America Pageant at UH Cullen Performance Hall

Mother of Montrose Crown
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.

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These crowns are from unknown pageants and unknown years.

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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…
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