Club 82 ... also called "82 Club"
famous female impersonator club in New York City
Above, for the top one, the original owner of this card conveniently dated it, 1/1/56
and this one, dated 8/4/55...it was usual to see the performers in the background of a customer photo
very similar pic
Above left, 1967; below, 1966
a couple shots from circa 1964
The photo card below was surprisingly large, 9 1/2"x11"
above, with Terry Noel in back center, peacock
There were 82 Club cufflinks...
thanks to one of my site visitors, Cory (shown in above pic, on the
Terry Noel graciously filled in what names she could remember, and
did pretty good.
Below three from same photo-card, blonde in rear center is Frankie Quinn; costumes look "70's"
and note the front of the card says "gayest" instead of "newest"
at NYC Gay Pride, 1973
may look like a swizzle stick, but one of the Club 82 performers has
told me that it's really
Below, the 82 Club
exterior sign was rescued by NYC collector Joe Jeffreys