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Author Gaskin, Gerard H., 1965- photographer.

Title Legendary : inside the house ballroom scene / photographs by Gerard H. Gaskin ; with an introduction by Deborah Willis, and an essay by Frank Roberts.

Publication Info. Durham, North Carolina : Duke University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    793.38 Gaskin,G GAS    Available
Description 118 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Selected by Deborah Willis to win the Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents [Photographer's note] -- Taking us to the ball / by Deborah Willis -- [The photographs] -- The queer undercommons / Frank Roberts -- Acknowledgments -- The Honickman Foundation -- The Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography.
Summary Legendary features Gerard H. Gaskin's radiant color and black-and-white photographs of house balls, underground pageants where gay and transgender men and women, mostly African American and Latino, come together to see and be seen.
Subject Drag balls -- United States -- Pictorial works.
African American gays -- Pictorial works.
Hispanic American gays -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Willis, Deborah, 1948- author of introduction.
Roberts, Frank, writer of added text.
Duke University. Center for Documentary Studies.
ISBN 9780822355823 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0822355825 (cloth ; alk. paper)

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