Photograph: "Miss P brought down by helicopter" (1999)

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Title

Photograph: "Miss P brought down by helicopter" (1999)

Description

Image of Paul Wegman- Miss P being brought down by a helicopter at the Parliament House for the millennial celebration (Flying high at the Parliament House: New Years 2000!). Paul Wegman said this aerial entrance by helicopter to bring in the new millennium was the dumbest and scariest stunt he ever participated in.

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

Chrissy Guy

Source

Drag Album

Publisher

Chrissy Guy

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

Orlando

Date Available

6/30/2020

Date Created

12/31/1999

Rights Holder

LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida

Files

img493.jpg

Citation

Chrissy Guy, “Photograph: "Miss P brought down by helicopter" (1999),” LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida - Digital Archive, accessed December 10, 2022, https://floridalgbtqmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/629.

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