|Sources and video/audio/website links from my talks at BurlyCon 2014|
Fan Dancing History:
Videos of most of the traditions I talked about in my lecture:
Burlesque's influence on MidCentury Drag:
Extensive site about the history of drag performance- absolute internet
rabbit hole full of scanned programs, newspaper clippings, audio recordings
and more. Be prepared to spend hours on here!
Stormé: The Lady of the Jewel Box about Stormé DeLarverie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_6W6hEzzFM
Videos on the history of My-O-My http://www.neworleanshistorical.org/items/show/367#.VC8T5fldWSo
Rae/Ray Bourbon recordings https://archive.org/details/RaeBourbon-LadiesOfBurlesque
Randy A. Riddle is writing a book on Bourbon and shares his research
on this web page, including excerpts of Bourbon's autobiography and a
pdf file of a novel Bourbon wrote titled, Hookers. http://www.coolcatdaddy.com/bourbon.html
Hedy Jo Star "I changed my sex!": the autobiography of stripper Hedy Jo Star formerly Carl Hammonds, costumer for burlesque, drag and more. Performed in burlesque and drag.
Half and Half Acts
Half-and-half acts on YouTube