Photograph: "Danielle Hunter and Page King" (2000's)

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Photograph: "Danielle Hunter and Page King" (2000's)

Description

Image of Danielle Hunter and Page King from photoshoot taken at Parliament House, Orlando. The images were part of collection for the cover of WATERMARK to promote Gay Marriage, long before it became legal according to Danielle Hunter.

Page King was born in Nov. 28, 1962 and is a drag performer that has lived throughout the United States until settling in Portland, Oregon. King’s career has made a mark within Central Florida’s drag culture through performances, working as a cast member for Southern Nights and for Ritzy Rags, store of Leigh Shannon. King has also appeared on local films with Leigh Shannon such as “My Fair Lidy” and has also appeared on the Leigh Shannon’s Cabaret Dinner Show. Loc Robertson comments during the oral history interview pertaining to the collection of “Men in Heels” calendar, that he had a special relationship with King as he considers her the first performer to accept him as a real photographer; adding that King was responsible for his career.

Danielle Hunter was born on August 19th and is an entertainer based at Hamburger Mary’s St. Louis, though also resided, and performed in Orlando, Florida. Hunter holds several titles such as Miss Gay Illinois US of A 1991, Miss Tennessee Continental 1993, Miss Southern Nights Continental 1997, Miss Florida F.I. 1999, Miss North Carolina Continental 2000, Miss Continental 2000, Miss Gay Orlando 2002, Miss Tampa Bay US of A 2003, Miss Gay Missouri US of A 2006, Miss Continental Elite 2007, Miss Tri-County Legacy 2008, Miss Gay Florida US of A Classic 2010 and the National Entertainer of the Year, FL 2018. Her Drag daughter is Venus Envy and was a close friend of Carmella Marcella Garcia. Loc Robertson comments during the oral history interview pertaining to the collection of “Men in Heels” calendar that Hunter worked at Southern Nights during the calendar photoshoot and lived in the same apartment complex. He also commented that her tag line in Southern Nights was “The Bold & Beautiful Danielle Hunter. "

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

Orlando

Date Available

6/30/2020

Date Created

2000's

Rights Holder

LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida

Files

SET20006.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Photograph: "Danielle Hunter and Page King" (2000's),” LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida - Digital Archive, accessed December 10, 2022, https://floridalgbtqmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/701.

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