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the life and work of ray bourbon


Web Links

Charles C. Cage: Drag Queen Discography
Includes a page devoted to the work of Ray Bourbon, as well as many other of Ray's contemporaries.

JT Sears Web Page on Ray Bourbon

Click the link for the "first person story" to see an excerpt from an oral history interview with a person who saw Ray perform in the 1960's.

The Closing of Finnochio's

An article from a December 1999 issue of San Francisco Weekly on the closing of Finnochio's, a venue where Ray performed in the 1930's.

Tribute to Avery Willard

Willard was a photographer who was a friend of Ray and produced photographs of Ray and other female impersonators in the 1960's.