Woman "reprimanded" by police for "masquerading in men's attire" in Evans (1902)

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Title

Woman "reprimanded" by police for "masquerading in men's attire" in Evans (1902)

Subject

gender impersonation

Description

The Greeley Tribune records an incident of an officer reprimanding a woman and her husband for gender impersonation while walking down the street. The woman claimed to have done the "masquerading" as a lark, but the offense was considered severe by the local constabulary, although the couple was released on their own cognition

Creator

Greeley Tribune

Source

Colorado Historic Newspapers

Publisher

"Masquerading in Men's Attire," Greeley Tribune, November 27, 1902, pp. 6.

Date

November 27, 1902

Contributor

Thomas R. Dunn (researcher)

Rights

Public domain -- published before 1926

Format

PDF, JPEG

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Original Format

Newspaper

Files

Citation

Greeley Tribune, “Woman "reprimanded" by police for "masquerading in men's attire" in Evans (1902),” Northern Colorado Queer Memory Project, accessed November 26, 2022, https://nocoqueermemory.omeka.net/items/show/125.