Photograph: "Geraldine Jones on stage at Footlight Theatre"

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Photograph: "Geraldine Jones on stage at Footlight Theatre"

Description

Image of Willie Tillmon- Geraldine Jones on stage of Footlight Theatre.

Willie Tillmon or known as Geraldine Jones was born in June 23, 1944 in Orlando, Florida has remained a prominent figure within Orlando's Drag scene and community. Commencing his career as a drag performer in the 1970's, a time where being black in drag was a bold move, Tillmon made his mark through his character Geraldine Jones (based off the Flip Wilson character). Tillmon has performed at the Parliament House, The New Pheonix, and other venues and continues to influence new generation of drag performers in the Orlando area and abroad.

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

8/1/2019

Date Created

Unknown

Rights Holder

LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida

Files

Geraldine Jones.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Photograph: "Geraldine Jones on stage at Footlight Theatre",” LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida - Digital Archive, accessed June 20, 2024, https://floridalgbtqmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/749.

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