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us: Renslow, Chuck (Charles George), 1929-

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    • us: Renslow, Charles George, 1929-
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    • found: Baim, T. Leatherman, 2011: t.p. (Chuck Renslow) p. 13 (b. Aug. 26, 1929, Chicago, Ill.; Charles George; to his family he was always Charles, though he preferred the name Chuck) p. 36 (Kris Studio)
    • found: Kris : the physique photography of Chuck Renslow, 2008.
    • found: Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame website, June 1, 2011: inductees (Charles "Chuck" Renslow; Chuck Renslow; opened Kris Studio in 1954 and began publishing a variety of male physique magazines; he is considered one of the "old masters" of gay male photography in the United States; in the early 1960s, opened the Gold Coast leather bar, one of the first openly gay establishments in Chicago and the nation; co-founded International Mr. Leather contest and set up the Leather Museum and Archives [sic]; publisher of GayLife) {}
    • found: Leather Archives & Museum website, June 1, 2011 (Chuck Renslow; founder in 1950 and photographer of Kris Studios [sic]; also a noted photographer of the ballet; opened the first leather bar, the Gold Coast in Chicago, in 1958; was the publisher of Triumph, Mars and Rawhide Male magazines; was a founder of Second City Motorcycle Club, the first club not on the West coast, in 1965; founder, in 1979, of International Mr. Leather; co-created the Leather Archives & Museum with Tony DeBlase in 1991) {}
    • found: BigKugels photographic website, June 1, 2011: enter / view our collection / vintage beefcake / Kris (Kris Studio of Chicago, headed by photographer Chuck Renslow) {}
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