A prize for a man who can "pass" as a woman at Loveland masquerade ball (1905)

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Title

A prize for a man who can "pass" as a woman at Loveland masquerade ball (1905)

Subject

masquerade, passing

Description

An article form the Loveland Register describing the upcoming masquerade ball hosted by the "Woodmen of the World" at the Armory Hall. As per usual, men in masks would need to buy tickets while all women attendees could enter for free. However, in 1904, the WOW decided that any man who dressed as a woman and passed the ticket taker unrecognized could enter for free as well. A prize for the man best dressed as a woman was considered.

Creator

Loveland Register

Source

"W.O.W. Mask Ball," Loveland Register, December 14, 1905, pp. 1.

Publisher

Colorado Historic Newspapers

Date

December 14, 1905

Contributor

Thomas R. Dunn (researcher)

Rights

Public domain -- published before 1926

Format

PDF, JPEG

Language

English

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

newspaper

Files

Citation

Loveland Register, “A prize for a man who can "pass" as a woman at Loveland masquerade ball (1905),” Northern Colorado Queer Memory Project, accessed November 26, 2022, https://nocoqueermemory.omeka.net/items/show/155.