Photograph: Miss P performing at The Horny Bull" (1971-72)

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Title

Photograph: Miss P performing at The Horny Bull" (1971-72)

Description

Image of Paul Wegman- Miss P performing at The Horny Bull, Tampa in 1971. The Horny Bull was one of Tampa's first drag bar where many performers got their start in drag performance. Dave Wegman, his brother, comments that image was taken in "1972 at The Horny Bull in Tampa. He detailed on this costume and number in the James Sears book 'Rebels, Rubyfruit, and Rhinestones'. The song was "I Capricorn" by Shirley Bassey."

Paul Michael Wegman or known as Miss P was born and raised in Rochester, New York and moved to Florida in 1960's, where he graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Theatre at the University of Central Florida. Although known as an entertainer for Parliament House, Wegman was also a performer at the Orlando Shakespeare Theater and adjunct professor at Valencia Community College. Over the years Paul received many awards and acknowledgements from local civic, charitable and theatrical organizations. Wegman passed away on August 24, 2004 due to complication resulting from AIDS.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Drag Album

Publisher

Unknown

Contributor

Rodriguez, Alexis

Rights

Images may be used for educational purposes only.
Image credit: Image courtesy of LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida.
For all other purposes please email: floridalgbtqmuseum@gmail.com

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Photograph

Coverage

Tampa

Date Available

6/30/2020

Date Created

1971

Rights Holder

LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida

Files

img475-Horny Ball 1971.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Photograph: Miss P performing at The Horny Bull" (1971-72),” LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida - Digital Archive, accessed January 29, 2023, https://floridalgbtqmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/613.

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