Book: Luna, 2005

Book: Luna, 2005

  Location: Library Section: Children Section Reading level: Young Adult Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (February 1, 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 0316011274 ISBN-13: 978-0316011273 Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.2 inches For anyone who has ever felt invisable. “Luna,” she repeated softly, more to herself than me.  more to...

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Moroccan Village Ashtray, NYC

Moroccan Village Ashtray, NYC

The Moroccan Village was reputedly a mob-owned early New York City drag club which came under FBI investigation in the 1950s:   The Moroccan Village was located on 23 West 8th Street in New York City and featured early drag reviews. This item is located in the Archive Room. The bottom of this ashtray is stamped “The Tops in Ash Trays by Daka-ware Chicago, Made in USA, Pat....

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Hedy Jo Star Clothing

Hedy Jo Star Clothing

1950s era vintage designer clothing: More about this item: Date acquired: 9/15/2011 Type: Vintage designer clothing (coat and pants) More on Hedy Jo Star:   The caption of the photo of Star (pictured left) states: Carl Hammons, 42, a dancer and hypnotist, who underwent a series of sex-change operations, has filed suit in Chicago Superior Court to change her name to Hedy Jo Star....

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Mantra #1

Mantra #1

As the latest incarnation of the eternal warrior Lukasz, Bill Cooper and his fellow warriors are directed by their leader, Archimage, to a local magic shop. The minions of Boneyard (Archimage’s brother and mortal enemy) have recovered a magical mask at the shop. The shop owner, Edgar Strauss, is saved when Lukasz breaks into the shop. Strauss escapes with the mask. Lukasz’s...

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Plastic Surgery of the Face

Plastic Surgery of the Face

This is a rare book by Dr. Gillies, the first individual to conduct a Female-to-Male sex reassignment surgery: In 1945, he and a colleague carried out the world’s first sex change of a woman into a man on a young aristocrat, Michael Dillon, formerly Laura. While this work does not mention transgenders at all, it’s author is very significant to transgender history and this...

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