All Frocked Up

Dragging Onward


You may consult the following resources for further information concerning some of the subjects portrayed in this exhibition.

Print Resources:


Baker, Roger. Drag: a history of female impersonation in the performing arts. Washington Square, N.Y.: New York University Press, 1994.

Braithwaite, Max. Never sleep three in a bed. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1971.

Moore, F. Michael. Drag! Male and female impersonators on stage, screen and television: an illustrated world history. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1994.

Senelick, Laurence. The Changing room: sex, drag and theatre. London: Routledge, 2000.

Slide, Anthony. Great pretenders: a history of female and male impersonation in the performing arts. Lombard, Ill.: Wallace – Homestead Book Co., 1986.

Taft, Michael. “Folk drama on the Great Plains. The Mock wedding in Canada and the United States.” North Dakota History 56.4 (1989): 17 -23.

Taft, Michael. “Men in women’s clothes: Theatrical transvestites on the Canadian Prairie.” Undisciplined women. Tradition and culture in Canada. Ed. Pauline Greenhill. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1997. 131-138.

Ursell, Geoffrey. Saskatoon Pie! Regina: Coteau Books, 1992.


Online Resources:

The Dumbells

It's Behind You! The Magic of Pantomime



Saskatoon Fridge “Drag-net”


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