Photograph: "Rusti Fawcett" (1997)

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Title

Photograph: "Rusti Fawcett" (1997)

Description

Photograph of Rusti Fawcett by Loc Roberston and image was taken at Southern Nights, Orlando. Under image is titled "Timeless".

Rusti Fawcett Hurd was born in June 3rd 1957 and began performing drag right after high school in 1975. Hurd has received many titles and awards, with the first title as Miss Gay Orlando in 1977. Hurd also received Miss Gay Daytona, Miss Odds and Ends, Miss Memphis, Miss Dixieland, 1st runner up for Miss Florida at Large and first recipient of the Dana Manchester award.
His major influence was Miss P in which he states:
"Miss P / Paul Wegman was a major influence. When Bob Carr auditorium brought the Broadway series to Orlando he took me to see The Wiz. My introduction to Broadway. He also took me in and watched over me for many years. I refer to him as my drag mom." Rusti Fawcett used to work at Parliament House in the late 1980's and early 90's.

Creator

Loc Robertson

Source

Drag Album

Publisher

Loc Robertson Photography

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

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Coverage

Orlando

Date Available

6/30/2020

Date Created

1997

Rights Holder

LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida

Files

Rusti_Fawcett373.jpg

Citation

Loc Robertson, “Photograph: "Rusti Fawcett" (1997),” LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida - Digital Archive, accessed June 20, 2024, https://floridalgbtqmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/726.

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