Digital Transgender Archive

The items in the Charlotte McLeod Collection pertain to the transition and subsequent life of Charlotte McLeod, a white woman who was the second woman in the United States to undergo a gender realignment surgery that became known to the general public. The collection contains four photographs, one full autobiographical article, and thirty-seven news clippings. Nearly all of the materials discuss McLeod in relation to Christine Jorgensen, the first woman to become publicly known for receiving gender realignment surgery. Other topics include McLeod's employment history and paparazzi encounters.

The following institutions have contributed to this collection:

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