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Oral history interview with Maria Council, by Gary Knapp and A. Krummenacker [Transcript]
- 2010-02-19 (Creation)
Transcript; 26 pages
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Maria Council is a woman, a drag queen, an African-American, and co-founder/President of Peacock After Dark. This organization raises money for various causes in honor of Lady Elaine Peacock's mother, Audria M. Edwards (via a scholarship in Edwards' name).
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Transcript. Maria Council is co-founder/President of Peacock After Dark. Council discusses her introduction to drag; her drag influences including "drag mother" Patty O'Dora and Lady Elaine Peacock; her reputation as Northwest's First Lesbian Drag Queen and subsequently as the first biologically female Empress of the Rose Court; her experiences in workplaces that required different levels of closeting and self-censorship; and her involvement with the local Portland church community.
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Creative Commons - Attribution, Non-Commercial, ShareAlike (BY-NC-SA) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
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Oral history interview with Maria Council, by Gary Knapp and A. Krummenacker, 2010 February 19, SR 11457, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.