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Trannyshack Collection, 1996-2008
GLC 58  
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Series 1 Press and Publicity, 2005-2008

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Scope and Contents

Press releases and publicity for the Miss Trannyshack pageants, the 10-year anniversary party, New Year 2008, the final Kiss-Off party, and other events from later in Trannyshack's history.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Folder 1

Press releases, 2005-2008

General note

These primarily relate to the Miss Trannyshack Pageant, the 10-year anniversary party, New Year 2008, and the final Kiss-Off party.
Folder 2

Gloss [magazine], 2006-2008

General Physical Description note: (3 issues)

General note

Cover stories on Trannyshack/Heklina. Issue 5.22 (Nov. 3-16, 2006); Year 6 issue 22 (Nov. 2-15, 2007); Year 7 issue 16 (Aug. 8-21, 2008).
Folder 3

Newspaper coverage regarding the end of the Tuesday night shows at the Stud, 2008

General Note

San Francisco Chronicle August 19, 2008; Bay Area Reporter August 7, 2008; and S.F. Gate August 19, 2008.
Folder 4

Series 2 "Historical Bulletins," January 15, 2008-July 15, 2008

Scope and Contents

Written by Bobby Barber with background information on the performers and a history of each of the Tuesday night shows hosted in 2008, the club's final year.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
 

Series 3 Photographs, 1996-2007

Physical Description: 3.0 folders

Scope and Contents

The series contains ca. 1,300 images (in print and on disc) of Trannyshack performers and events thoughout the course of its existence. Some are from its earliest days in 1996, and there are some duplicates.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Folder 5

Photographs, 1996-1999

General Physical Description: ca. 500 photographs, most in color, most are 3 x 5 in. or 4 x 6 in.

General note

These pictures are almost entirely unattributed to any photographer, but were given to the Stud to hang behind the bar, and cover the years 1996 through approximately 1999, primarily from the Tuesday night shows.
Folder 6

Performers and personalities identified, 1996-1999

General note

Color, ca. 100 images selected from Folder 5.
Folder 7

Photograph files, 2004-2005, 2007

General Physical Description note: (2 discs)

General Note

Disc 1 contains 300 photos of the 2007 Miss Trannyshack Pageant. Disc 2 contains 164 pictures from the 2007 Miss Trannyshack Pageant, plus 296 pictures dating from 2004 and 2005, from the Tuesday night shows.
 

Series 4 DVDs, 2005, 2008

Physical Description: 5.0 folders
General Physical Description note: (5 discs, 1 document)

Scope and Contents

The series contains two documentaries on Trannyshack, footage of the final "Kiss-Off" event in 2008, and an oral history interview of Heklina.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Folder 8

Filthy Gorgeous, 2005

General Physical Description note: (1 disc)

General Note

A documentary about Trannyshack. Features interviews with many of the primary Trannyshack performers. Directed by Sean Mullins.
Folder 9

Blood, Sweat and Glitter, [2005]

General Physical Description note: (1 disc)

General Note

A documentary which follows competitors as they prepare for the 2004 Miss Trannyshack Pageant. Mass of Black Lace Productions presents a film by Sasha Aickin. Produced and directed by Sasha Aickin; edited by Sasha Aikin and Bill Weber.
Folder 10

Trannyshack Kiss-Off [final event] footage, 2008

General Physical Description note: (2 discs)

General Note

Taped and burned by Kegel Kater.
Folder 11

Oral history interview of Heklina, December 2008

General Physical Description note: (1 disc)

General Note

Nell Jehu, interviewer.
Folder 12

Oral history interview of Heklina. Transcript, December 2008

General Physical Description note: (15 p.)
 

Series 5 Posters, 1999-2008

Physical Description: 2.0 folders (132 items)

Scope and Contents

Contains posters for the weekly and annual Trannyshack events.

Arrangement

Arranged by size, and then in roughly chronological order.
Folder 13

Posters (8-1/2 x 11 in.), 1999-2008

General Physical Description note: (124 items)

General Note

Includes the following events: Tuesday Night shows at the Stud (76), Miss Trannyshack Pageant (7), Mr. Trannyshack Pageant (3), Trannyshack Easter trip to Reno (7), The Trannyshack Bay Cruise (3), Trannyshack Halloween and New Year’s shows (5), Trannyshack in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Russian River (8), San Francisco performances and appearances featuring Heklina (3), Trannyshack events at clubs other than the Stud (7).
Oversize-Folder 14

Posters (11 x 17 in.), 2005-2008

General Physical Description note: (8 items)

General Note

Includes the Miss Trannyshack Pageant, Trannyshack Seattle, the Monster Show at Harvey's Bar (with Cookie Dough), and a hand-painted portrait of Heklina by a fan.