Kansas City Trucking Co. Collection, 1976-1977 Coll2011.063*

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque
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Title: Kansas City Trucking Co. Collection
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.063*
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet. [1 folder]
Date (inclusive): 1976-1977
Abstract: Promotional photography stills, publicity, publication lists, cast lists, correspondence, press releases, and other material documenting the publicity for the release of Kansas City Trucking Co. (1976), a film by gay filmmaker Tim Kincaid, also known as Joe Gage. In the 1970s, Kincaid wrote and directed a series of films known as "The Kansas City Trilogy," which were notable for "portrayals of male/male sex occuring between rugged, masculine men who came from blue-collar and rural backgrounds and related as 'equal partners.'"
creator: Kincaid, Tim

Historical Note

Kansas City Trucking Co. (1976) was one of three films known as "The Kansas City Trilogy," written and directed by gay filmmaker Tim Kincaid, also known as Joe Gage. Made in the 1970s, the trilogy was notable for "portrayals of male/male sex occuring between rugged, masculine men who came from blue-collar and rural backgrounds and related as 'equal partners,'" which was perceived to be in contrast to stereotypical portrayals of gay relationships.

Scope and Content

Promotional photography stills, publicity, publication lists, cast lists, correspondence, press releases, and other material documenting the publicity for the release of Kansas City Trucking Co. (1976), a film by gay filmmaker Tim Kincaid, also known as Joe Gage. Much of the collection documents the marketing of the film in gay and lesbian publications.

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Processing Information

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

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Preferred Citation

Kansas City Trucking Co. Collection, Coll2011-063, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Film stills
Mass media and gays--United States
Motion pictures and gay men
Promotional materials