1. Nancy Ann Howes Collection

on Rochester CD (Crossdresser) Network

in Monroe County, Rochester, New York, 19802014

Records Inventory

Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley, Rochester, NY

 

The Nancy Ann Howes Collection contains Rochester CD (Crossdresser) Network group materials (pamphlets, articles, essays, and correspondence), magazines, articles, books, photographs, scrapbooks, a memoir, and other ephemera. These materials relate to crossdresser culture, popular culture, and fashion. The Rochester CD Network was established in 1985 with membership spanning central and western New York. According to the Rochester CD Network pamphlet, the Rochester CD Network is described as “a non-sexual social support group for crossdressers” and “their spouses and significant others.”

 

This collection has been divided into the following categories:

  1. Boxes of magazines and books (1964–2008)
  2. Binders (ca. 1980s–1995)
  3. Sketchbooks (1995–1997)

 

Box RK-1 (1991–2002, 2008). These materials contain a personal essay, books, and periodicals related to crossdresser, or CD, culture and popular culture. Many publications have pages of interest tagged for reference.

 

  • Folder: Memoir titled “A Crossdressers Fashion Commentary (Fall & Winter Seasons – Nancy Ann’s Time of the Year) (Nancy Ann’s Personal “feminisms”):,” written by Nancy Ann Howes, n.d.. The essay is in multiple parts that detail personal childhood recollections and other biographical accounts (a subsection titled “Some experiences in my life as a crossdresser:”); commentary on contemporary fashion trends and the current state of “CD” culture; and a statement of intent to donate the collection to the Gay Alliance.
  • Book: Making Faces, by Kevyn Aucoin, published by Little, Brown, and Company, 1997.
    • Tucked inside front book cover:
      • Magazine article, loose pages: “The Artist’s Way: Kevin Aucoin,” by Linda Wells, Allure, d.
      • Magazine article, loose page: “Vogue Contributors: Kevyn Aucoin (1962–2002),” Vogue, July 2002.
      • Magazine article, loose pages: “Beauty Report: Face to Face,” unidentified author, In Style, October 2000.
      • Magazine article, loose page: “Remembering Kevyn Aucoin,” unidentified author, Bazaar, d.
      • Newspaper clipping: “Already-Famous Faces Step Into the Past,” by Arlene Vigoda, USA Today, September 20, 2000.
      • Magazine article, loose pages: “The Transformer,” by Dana Wood, unidentified publication, n.d.
    • Book: “Gil Elvgreen: The Complete Pin-Ups,” forwards by Louis K. <easel and Charles G. Martignette, published by Taschen, 2008.
    • Magazine issue: American Photo, September/October 1995. Cover story – “Lingerie and the Art of Seduction.”
    • Magazine: Transgender Tapestry Pen Pals, published by the International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), Spring 1999. Contents include personals listing, “TransScope” horoscope, commentary, book reviews, and articles. Helene H is listed in the personals section and is featured on the cover of the magazine.
      • Folder: Assorted papers, inserted into magazine pages:
        • Letters: Printed and handwritten personal correspondence from Helene H. to Nancy Ann (and “Sandy”) dated from October 1, 1991–October 5, 1995.
        • Small paper note: Personal address of Helene Hirschberg written in red ink.
        • Newsletter Article: “Green Mtn. Gal: My New Bathing Suit” by Helene H., TV-TS Confidential, September 1994. [photocopy]
        • Greeting Card: Christmas themed greeting card from Helene H. to Nancy Ann with handwritten note on inside cover, n.d.
        • Newsletter: Muliebrity, published by the Sunshine Club, No. 8, June 1992. Yellow post-it note affixed to the front of the page with note from Helene to Nancy Ann indicates Helene authored one of the articles.
      • Magazine issue: Vogue, November 1999. Cover – “Millennium Special: A Century of Vogue Fashion of the Past, Present, & Future.” Several pages intentionally dog-eared.
      • Magazine issues: Twelve issues of In Style, 1995–2000. Issues include:
        • 2, No. 4 – April 1995
        • 2, No. 7 – July 1995
        • 2, No. 8 – August 1995
        • 2, No. 9 – September 1995
        • 3, No. 4 – April 1996
        • 3, No. 11 – November 1996
        • 3, No. 12 – December 1996
        • 4, No. 13 – Fall 1997
        • 4, No. 12 – December 1997
        • 5, No. 3 – March 1998
        • 5, No. 4 – April 1998. Cover – features Ashley Judd.
        • 7, No. 4 – April 2000.
      • Magazine issues: Two issues of Elle, Issues include:
        • XV, Number 3, No. 171 – November 1999.
        • November 1999, UK Edition.
      • Magazine issues: Five issues of People Weekly, 1993– Issues include:
        • 40, No. 4 – July 26, 1993. “Special Celebrity Weddings Issue.”
        • 42, No. 4 – July 25, 1994. “Special Celebrity Weddings Issue.”
        • 43, No. 6 – February 13, 1995. “Special Celebrity Romance Issue.”
        • 49, No, 6 – February 16, 1998.
        • 51, No. 25 – July 5, 1999. “Special Double Issue.” Pages tagged, weddings of Princess Di and Barbra Streisand.
      • Magazine issues: Ten issues of Top Model, 1995-1997. Issues include:
        • 4 – Spring 1995
        • 5 – Summer 1995
        • 6 – Fall 1995
        • 7 – Winter 1995/96
        • 8 – March/April 1996
        • 9 – May/June 1996
        • 10 – July/August 1996
        • 11 – September/October 1996
        • 12 – November/December 1996
        • 14 – March/April 1997
      • Magazine issue: National Inquirer, Vol. 73, No. 48, June 15, 1999.
      • Magazine issue: Country Weekly, Vol. 2, No. 35, August 29, 1995. Cover image and feature – Dolly Parton, feature article tagged for reference.
      • Magazine issues: Two issues of Best & Worst Dressed, 1995, 2000. Issues include:
        • V, No. 2 – Fall 1995.
        • V, No. 5 – January 2000. Cover – “Best & Worst Dressed ’99.”
      • Magazine issue: All Talk: The Talk Show Magazine, a “special issue produced by the editors of Soap Opera Digest,” Spring 1995.
      • Magazine issue: National Inquirer Special, 2, No. 4, n.d.
      • Magazine issue: Star Magazine Special: Star Diets, 5, No. 1, Spring 1995.
      • Magazine issues: Two issues of Rolling Stone, 1993, 1997. Issues include:
        • Issue 672/3 – December 23, 1993—January 6, 1994. Special Double Issue.
        • Issue 773 – November 13, 1997. 30th Anniversary Issue.
      • Magazine issue: W, 29, Issue 9, September 2000.
      • Magazine issue: Flare: Canada’s Fashion Magazine, Vol. 22, No. 9, September 2000.

 

BOX RK-2 (1964 –2002). These materials contain magazines related to crossdresser, or CD, culture and popular culture. Many publications have pages of interest tagged for reference.

 

  • Magazine issues: Two issues of Femme Chic, 1966, 1969. French language edition, printed in Canada. Contains pages of translations in additional languages. Issues include:
    • 505 – 1966. Contains pages of translations in English, German, and Spanish languages.
    • 517 – 1969. Contains pages of translations in English, German, Spanish, and Italian languages.
  • Magazine issues: Three issues of Vogue, 1964–1965, 1969. Issues include:
    • 144, No. 7, Whole No. 2127 – October 15, 1964.
    • 145, No. 5, Whole No. 2135 – March 1, 1965.
    • 153, No. 3, Whole No. 3013 – February 1, 1969.
  • Magazine issues: Nine issues of Vanity Fair, 1988–1996. Issues include:
    • 51, No. 3 – March 1988. Cover features a photograph of Jackie and Joan Collins. Two pages are loose.
    • 53, No. 11 – November 1990. Cover features a photograph of Cher.
    • 54, No. 3 – March 1991. Cover features a photograph of Shirley MacLaine.
    • 54, No. 6 – June 1991. Cover features a photograph of Dolly Parton [2 copies]
    • 54, No. 8 – August 1991. Cover features a photograph of Demi Moore, photograph by Annie Leibovitz.
    • 55, No. 11 – November 1992. Cover – Elizabeth Taylor and the cover story, “Liz Aid: Elizabeth Taylor’s AIDS Odyssey” by Nancy Collins.
    • 56, No. 2 – February 1993. Cover – Features Princess Di and the cover story, “Di’s Palace Coup” by Anthony Holden. This issue is bagged in plastic.
    • 58, No. 4 – April 1995. Cover, “Special Hollywood Issue: The Power and Glamour of the Movies.”
    • 435 – November 1996. Cover – Features Madonna and the cover story, “The Madonna Diaries.” This issue is bagged in plastic.
  • Magazine issue: New York Magazine, 28, No. 28, July 17, 1995. Cover features men in drag with the title “Every Man a Queen” and article “The New Feminine Mystique.” Cover and article photographs similar to the previously published Vanity Fair, Vol. 58, No. 4, April 1995, “Special Hollywood Issue: The Power and Glamour of the Movies.”
  • Magazine issues: Twenty-one issues of Lifestyles, 1993–1999. Copyright Globe International, Inc. The title is sometimes extended to Luxury Lifestyles or Luxury Lifestyles of the Rich & Fabulous on later issues. Issues include:
    • Luxury Lifestyles, A Globe Special.
    • October 1993. Cover features Oprah Winfrey.
    • November 1993. Cover features Dolly Parton.
    • December/January 1993. Cover features “Where Are They Now?” Special Double Issue.
    • “Here Come the Brides!” Special Issue.
    • Cover features Mary Tyler Moore and Sandra Dee.
    • Cover features O.J. Simpson.
    • February 1994. Cover features Loni Anderson. Copyright 1993.
    • March 1994. Cover features Candice Bergen.
    • April 1994. Cover features Jane Seymore.
    • May 1994. Cover featurins Deidre Hall.
    • June 1994. Cover features Oprah Winfrey.
    • December/January 1994. “Where Are They Now?” Double Issue.
    • Special Issue. “Where Are They Now?”
    • Cover features Courtney Cox.
    • Cover features Oprah Winfrey.
    • Cover features George Clooney.
    • 1 – January 29, 1996.
    • 3 – March 7, 1996. Cover features Whitney Houston.
    • 12 – January 22, 1996.
    • 11 – November 5, 1997.
  • Magazine issue: Lifestyles: Hollywood House Tours (a spin-off of Lifestyles magazine), No. 9, September 30, 1997.
  • Magazine issues: Two issues of Lifestyles: Ivana’s Living In Style (a spin-off of Lifestyles magazine), Editorial director: Ivana Trump, 1999. Issues include:
    • 2 – February 1999
    • 6 – June 1999.
  • Magazine issue: Mademoiselle, November 2001, Final Issue.
    • Inside cover:
      • Newspaper Clipping: “For Millie Readers, Some Final Advice” by Ellen Tien. Ca. 1991. Article reflecting on the magazine’s 66 year run coming to an end.
    • Magazine issue: Celebrity Focus (AMI Specials), Vol. 1, No. 12, July 4, 2000. Cover features photograph of Sophia Loren.
    • Magazine issue: American Lifestyles Magazine: Sophia, Living Legends Series No. 11, September 1999.
    • Magazine issue: Cher: Exposed (AMI Specials), Vol. 5, No. 6, Winter 2000.
    • Magazine issue: Julia Roberts (AMI Specials), Vol 1, No. 8, May 9, 2000.
    • Fashion Catalogs: Four issues of Elégance boutique,1996-2000. Issues include:
      • 150 – Spring/Summer 1996
      • 152 – Autumn/Winter 1996/1997
      • 156 – Autumn/Winter 1997/1998
      • 164 – Autumn/Winter 1999/200
    • Magazine issues: Five issues of Elégance (Paris), 1996–2001. Issues include:
      • 151 – Autumn/Winter 1996/1997
      • 159 – Autumn/Winter 1998/1999
      • 165 – Spring/Summer 2000
      • 167 – Autumn/Winter 2000/2001
      • 171 – Autumn/Winter 2001/2002
    • Magazine issue: Burda International, Winter 1995/1996 issue, 1995. Contains April 1995 “designs exclusive” in the back of the magazine 0issue.

 

BOX RK-3 (1991–2004). These materials contain a book, pamphlets, and periodicals related to crossdresser, or CD, culture. Some publications have pages of interest tagged for reference.

 

  • Manila folder:
    • Magazine issue: In Style, Vol. 3, No. 2, February 1996. Cover features Demi Moore and Elizabeth Hurley.
    • Magazine issues: Two issues of British Vogue, 2002–2003. Issues include:
      • 12 Whole number 2453, Volume 168 – December 2002. Cover features Elton John and Elizabeth Hurley and the title “Party Special.”
      • 11 Whole number 2464, Volume 169 – November 2003. Cover features Elizabeth Hurley.
    • Magazine issue: Fashion Magazine, Canada Edition, Vol. 1, Issue 9, Winter 2004.
  • Magazine issues: Lucky Cheng’s Dragazine, n,d. [Condition note: Cover image has some loss].
  • Magazine issues: Ten issues of Dragazine, 1991–1997. Published semi-annually. Issues include:
    • 1 – April 1991. “Premiere Issue.”
    • 2 – Winter 1991.
    • 3 – Spring 1992.
    • 4 – Winter 1992 [1 original and 1 photocopy].
    • 4 – Winter 1992 [photocopy].
    • 5 – Spring 1993. First color cover.
    • 6 – Winter 1993.
    • 7 – 1994.
    • 8 – 1995.
    • 9 – Spring/Summer 1996.
    • 10 – 1997 [2 copies]. One copy has two sheets of paper inside the front cover: a Press Release and an order form and list of past issues of Dragazine.
  • Magazine issues: Six issues of Transformation, 1994– 1997. Published quarterly. Covers labeled “Adults Only.” Issues include:
    • 4 – 1994.
    • 7 – 1995.
    • 9 – 1995.
    • 13 – 1996.
    • 16 – 1997.
    • 17 – 1997.
  • Magazine issues: Forty-four issues of Lady Like, 1987–2000. Issues include:
    • 1 – 1987. “Premiere Issue.” [2 copies] Covers for issues no. 1 through 24 are labeled “Adults Only.”
    • 2 – 1988.
    • 3 – 1988.
    • 4 – 1989.
    • 5 – 1989.
    • 6 – 1990.
    • 7 – 1990.
    • 8 – 1990. Cover title “Photo Annual.”
    • 9 – 1990-91.
    • 10 – 1991.
    • 11 – 1991.
    • 12 – 1991. This issue has the magazine title: “Transvestites ‘En Femme” with the “Photo Annual” feature.
    • 13 – 1992.
    • 14 – 1992.
    • 15 – 1992.
    • 16 – 1993. “Photo Annual.”
    • 17 – 1993.
    • 18 – 1993.
    • 19 – 1993. This issue features a photograph of Nancy Ann Howes on the cover and a profile or interview with her on pages 4-10. Nancy Ann Howes was co-editor of the CD Network Newsletter.
    • 20 – 1994.
    • 21 – 1994.
    • 22 – 1994.
    • 23 – 1995.
    • 24 – 1995.
    • 25 – 1995. Rather than reading “Adults Only” on the cover like previous issues, the tagline on issues 25 through 28 is “The Tasteful Magazine for Crossdressers with Class.”
    • 26 – 1995.
    • 27 – 1996.
    • 28 – 1996.
    • 29 – 1997. The tagline on issues 29 through 33 is shortened to “A Tasteful Magazine for Crossdressers.”
    • 30 – 1997.
    • 31 – 1997.
    • 32 – 1998.
      • Inside front cover:
        • Brochure: CDS Fall Weekend Nov. 5–8, 1998, “Paradise in the Poconos: A Getaway Weekend for Crossdressers.”
      • 33 – 1998.
      • 34 – 1998. The tagline on issues 34 through 43 changes again, to “Exploring & Expressing Femininity.”
      • 35 – 1998.
      • 36/37* – 1999. Two different issues are printed with the same issue number.
      • 36/37* – 1999. Two different issues are printed with the same issue number.
      • 38 – 1999.
      • 39 – 1999.
      • 40 – 2000.
      • 41 – 2000.
      • 42 – 2000.
      • 43 – 2000.
        • Between pages 4 and 5:
          • Five assorted magazine clippings featuring photographs of real and fictional crossdressers.
        • 44 – 2000.
      • Book: The Lady Chablis: Hiding My Candy by The Lady Chablis with Theodore Bouloukos, Pocket Books, 1996.
        • Inside cover:
          • Magazine clippings: Six photograph and article clippings about The Lady Chablis from unidentified magazines, bound together with a paperclip. N.d.
          • Magazine clipping: “Holiday Movie Preview” article featuring The Lady Chablis with a photograph, Entertainment Weekly, November 21, 1997.
          • Newspaper clipping: “Savannah is Bracing for Hoopla That’s Around ‘Midnight,’” by Ann Rochell, Democrat and Chronicle, November 23, 1997.
          • Newspaper clipping: “’Midnight’ Mania” by Cheryl Blackberry, unidentified publication (the reverse side has advertisements for Rochester, NY businesses, so the D&C…), n.d.
        • Booklet: Coping with Crossdressing: Tools and Strategies for Partners in Committed Relationships by JoAnn Roberts, Ph.D. Published by Creative Design Services (CDS), 1991. There is a notation on a yellow sticky note on page iii that reads: “Let me know what you think. See you in Syracuse! JoAnn.” Booklet is half letter size and stapled together.
        • Pamphlet: Hey Dad Do I Have to Watch the TV? By Ricky Hunt of Brighton, NY, self-published n.d. The pamphlet discusses what to do if a person discovers their father is a crossdresser, written in a question-and-answer format. It also contains a glossary.
        • Booklet/comic: What’s on the T.V. Tonight?: A Collection of Cartoons by Christine-Jane. By Christine-Jane (no surname), KRIS Publications, November 1985.

 

BOX RK-4 (1981–2010).  These materials contain books and magazines about fashion (lingerie, clothing, hats, hair styles, makeup, and accessories), celebrities, photography, and crossdressing (drag). Many publications have pages of interest tagged for reference.

 

  • Book: Looking Terrific!: A Complete Guide to Beauty, Fashion, and Style by Collette Hamel and Ginette Salvas, Communiplex, 1992.
  • Book: The Lingerie Book by Caroline Hamilton-Fleming, Arlington House, 1985.
  • Book: Accessories by Kim Johnson Gross, Jeff Stone, and Christa Worthington, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1996.
    • Inside pages: Magazine pages inserted into book pages with articles related to the book.
  • Book: Health, Youth, and Happiness: My Secrets by Joan Collins, Dove Books, 1994.
  • Book: History of 20th Century Fashion by Elizabeth Ewing, Revised by Alice Mackrell, London: B.T. Batsford, Ltd, 2001.
  • Book: The Best in Lingerie Design by Joy McKenzie, with foreword by Janet Reger, London: B.T. Batsford, Ltd., 1997.
  • Book: The Fashion File: Advice, Tips, and Inspiration from the Costume Designer of Mad Men by Janie Bryant with Monica Corcoran Harel and foreword by January Jones, New York: Hachette Book Group, 2010.
  • Book: Women’s Wardrobe by Kim Johnson Gross, Jeff Stone, and Rachel Urquhart, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.
    • Inside cover: Magazine pages inserted into book.
  • Book: Double: The Art of the Celebrity Makeover by Devon Cass with John Filimon,
    • Inside front cover: Three newspaper clippings, including:
      • Newspaper clipping: “Lieberman vs. Cheney”
      • Newspaper clipping: “Zero Tolerance Can Lead to Absurdity” by Jane Eisner
      • Newspaper clipping: Political cartoon of Al Gore and George W. Bush in USA Today, October 6, 2000 issue. Artwork by cartoonist Nick Anderson, Courier Journal, October 5, 2000.
    • Book: Hats in Vogue: Since 1910 by Christina Probert, New York: Abbeville Press, 1981.
    • Book: Lingerie in Vogue: Since 1910 by Christina Probert, New York: Abbeville Press, 1981.
    • Book: Drag Diaries by Catherine Chermayeff, Johnathan David, and Nan Richardson, San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1995.
    • Book: Agent Provocateur: A Celebration of Femininity by Joseph Corré and Serena Rees, London: Carlton Books, 1999.
    • Book: Marilyn Monroe: Unseen Archives by Marie Clayton, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 2004.
    • Catalog: Versace: Gianni Versace Collezione Donna Primavera Estate 1995, No. 28, a catalog of the Gianni Versace collection for spring-summer 1995. Cover features Madonna. [Condition note: The cover is separated from the rest of the bound catalog.]
    • Book: Under World by Kelly Klein, with introduction by Anne Rice, a photography anthology, various photographers, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.
    • Magazine issue: W, 40th Anniversary Issue, November 2012. Cover features Keira Knightley.
    • Book: Secret Pleasures by Susan Marchant-Haycox, Multimedia Publications, 1984.
    • Book: Hair Style by Amy Fine Collins, Harper Collins/Callaway Editions Inc., 1995.
      • Inside pages: Magazine article, loose pages:
        • “W Remembers: Gianni Versace,” W, September 1997.

 

RK Binder 1 (ca. 1985, 1990–1994). White three-ring binder with the title “TransVestite Connection.” Also on the cover of the binder is the cover of a “The Rochester CD Network” pamphlet and a photograph of Nancy Ann Howes. The contents include “items of interest” such as magazines (the Dec 1993 issue of BLK Magazine and the Summer 1993 issue of My Comrade magazine), newspaper and magazine articles, magazine photo and art clippings, playbills, newspaper cartoons, photographs, programs, book and film reviews, essays, questionnaires, a list of publications, correspondence, and the Rochester CD Network pamphlet.

 

RK Binder 2 (ca. 1985, 1991–1995). White three-ring binder with the title “Ladies” on a table of contents. Contains photo clippings of CD Network members from Rochester and New York State, magazine articles, newsletters, photographs, collage, catalog pages, and personal reflections. This includes names and photographs of Rochester CD Network members and selected images of contemporary “feminine” fashion and style, organized by member.

 

RK Binder 3 (ca. 1994). White three-ring binder with the title “Ladies” on the table of contents. Contains magazine clippings, magazine articles, photographs, collage, catalogs. This includes selected images of contemporary “feminine” fashion and style, organized by category. Categories include: feminine clip-art, poses/modeling, downs/dresses-fashions, perfumes/fragrances, bras/panties ~ lingerie, hosiery, slips and slip dresses, fur fashions, jewelry, heels – pumps, wigs – hair styling, ladies hats – accessories, “The Looks of Ladies I Love,” make-up, and “feminine articles”.

 

RK Sketchbook 1 (1996–1997). – 18” x 24” spiral bound sketchbook with gray cover. Each page contains magazine, newspaper clippings, artwork, and other ephemera depicting the people (celebrities) indicated below. A notation written on the cover describes its contents as follows:

  • Cover: “Book # 1: The ‘50s Look – Evita; Hats – Hats – Hats; Hair Styles (Mid, Short, Updos, Long); Accessorize – Accessorize; Pumps; Hosiery”
  • Contents include:
    • Pages 1–8: Section titled “Evita – The ‘50s Look (Pure Femininity)” [Page 1]
      • Magazine pages: Full page color photographs of Madonna from magazine publications.
    • Page 2: [blank page]
    • Page 3:
      • Magazine articles: Magazine articles about the character Evita as portrayed by Madonna, one of which describes how to “Get That Evita Look”
    • Page 4:
      • Magazine clipping: Magazine clipping adhered to page titled “Evita reigns!” from McCall’s, March 1997.
    • Page 5:
      • Newspaper article: “Evita: Excess or Success?” by Anne D’Innocenzio, WWD, October 25, 1996 and Color magazine photographs of Madonna in her role as Evita.
    • Page 6: [blank page]
    • Page 7:
      • Newspaper article: “The look of Evita: It’s retro and very But will it play in Rochester?” by Lisa Gutierrez and Manuel Rivera-Ortiz, unidentified publication, no date.
      • Photographs of Nancy Ann Howes
      • Magazine clippings of Madonna as Evita
      • Magazine article: “Chignons heads up the runways,” unidentified publication, no date.
    • Page 8: [blank page]
    • Page 9–16: Section titled “Hats – Hats –Hats”
      • Magazine article: Two-page article about Hollywood actress and columnist Hedda Hopper with images from the 1940s-1960s [page 9]
      • Magazine and newspaper clippings: Photographs and drawings of models and other women wearing a variety of hats, head wraps, and hairstyles
      • Photograph: Photograph of Nancy Ann, similar to her previous photographs on page 7. [Page 9]
      • Photograph: Photograph of Nancy Ann dressed in a fur coat [page 11]
      • Pages 12, 14, and 16 are blank pages
    • Pages 17–24: Section titled “(Mid Lengths, Short Styles and Updos)”
      • Magazine clippings: Photographs of women (celebrities and models) in various hair styles
      • Pages 22 and 24 are blank pages
    • Pages 25–28: Section titled: “Accessorize ~ Accessorize (The Only Difference Between Us and the Animals, is Our Ability to Accessorize).”
      • Magazine clippings: Clippings with photographs of footwear, purses, gloves, make-up, belts, glasses, and jewelry.
    • Page 29: [blank page]
    • Page 30: [blank page]
    • Page 31–44: Section titled: “Pumping Up ~ Heels.”
      • Magazine clippings: Clippings with photographs of pumps and high heel shoes.
    • Page 45–52: Section titled “Hosiery Galore.”
      • Magazine clippings: Clippings with illustrations and photographs of hosiery and women wearing hosiery.
    • Page 53: Section titled “Hosiery Galore.”
      • Magazine clippings: Clippings with photos of high heeled shoes.
    • Pages 54–60: [blank pages]

 

RK Sketchbook 2 (ca. 1995). 18” x 24” spiral bound sketchbook with gray cover. Each page contains magazine, newspaper clippings, artwork, and other ephemera depicting the people (celebrities) indicated below. A notation written on the cover describes its contents as follows:

  • Cover: “Dolly Parton, Fran Descher (My Nanny), Bette Midler, Jody Foster, Helen Hunt, Sandra Bullock”
  • Contents include:
    • Pages 1–3: Section titled “Dolly Parton”
      • Newspaper clipping: “Dolly Parton Lets Loose in Her New Autobiography”
    • Pages 4–6: [blank pages]
    • Pages 7–13: Section titled “Fran Drescher (My Nanny)”
    • Page 14: [blank page]
    • Pages 15–19: Section titled “Bette Midler”
    • Page 20: [blank page]
    • Pages 21–23: Section titled “Jody Foster”
    • Page 24: [blank page]
    • Page 25: Page titled “Helen Hunt”
    • Page 26: [blank page]
    • Pages 27–29: Section titled “Sandra Bullock”
    • Page 30: [blank page]
    • Pages 31–32: Cher
    • Pages 33–34: Nicole Kidman
    • Page 35: Natalie Cole
    • Page 36: [blank page]
    • Page 37: Sharon Stone
    • Page 38: Candice Bergen, Demi Moore
    • Page 39–40: Oprah Winfrey, Naomi Campbell, Lena Horne, Tyra Banks, and others.
    • Page 41: Connie Francis, Vikki Carr
    • Page 42: [blank page]
    • Page 43: Grace Kelly
    • Page 44: [blank page]
    • Page 45: Diane McBain, Faye Dunaway
    • Page 46: [blank page]
    • Page 47: Izabella Scorupco, Lynn Wyatt
    • Page 48: Julia Roberts
    • Page 49: Claudia Schiffer, Patty Hearst, Julie Newmar, Ivana Trump, and “The Look of Thierry Mugler”
    • Page 50: Bebe Neuwirth
    • Page 51: Ginger Rogers
      • Newspaper article: “Actress Ginger Rogers takes her last bow at 83,” The Rochester Free Press, April 26, 1995.
      • Trading card: Hollywood Walk of Fame trading card of Ginger Rogers
    • Page 52: [blank page]
    • Page 53: Jennifer Lopez
    • Page 54: [blank page]
    • Page 55: Minnie Driver, VJ Idalis, Andie MacDowell
    • Page 56: [blank page]
    • Page 57: Demi Moore
    • Pages 58–60: [blank pages]

 

RK Sketchbook 3 (1995–1997). 18” x 24” spiral bound sketchbook with white cover. Each page contains magazine, newspaper clippings, artwork, and other ephemera depicting the people (celebrities) indicated below. Some clippings appear to be from older magazines dated ca. 1947 and ca. 1967. A notation written on the cover describes its contents as follows:

  • Cover: “Linda Evangelista, Crawford (Cindy), Marilyn Monroe, Mira Sorvino, Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Joan Collins, Rita Hayworth, Ivana Trump, collage of others…
  • Contents include:
    • Pages 1–7: Section titled “Linda Evangelista (The Chameleon)”
      • Photograph: Photograph of city scene (Times Square?) with Linda Evangelista billboard in the background, dated June 6, 1996 [page 7]
    • Pages 10–11: [blank pages]
    • Pages 12–17: Section titled “Cindy Crawford, Supermodel”
    • Pages 18–33: Section titled “The Look of Marilyn Monroe”
    • Page 34: [blank page]
    • Pages 35–40: Section titled “Elizabeth Taylor”
      • Pencil drawing: A drawing of Elizabeth Taylor from a magazine image, signed “RMK.” [page 40]
    • Pages 41–44: Section titled “Sophia Loren”
    • Page 45: Page titled “Joan Collins”
    • Page 46: [blank page]
    • Pages 47–48: Section titled “Rita Hayworth”
    • Pages 49–50” Section titled “Ivana Trump.” Pages also include Ivanka Trump.
    • Pages 51–54: Collage of various celebrities as indicated by description on the cover.
      • Celebrities included: Ann Margret, Cyd Charisse, Ava Gardner, Kim Novak, Angie Dickinson, Diahann Carroll, Susan Hayward, Jayne Mansfield, Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jane Russell, Gigi Rice, and others.
    • Pages 55–60: [blank pages]
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