The 5th Anniversary of IMsL (the program says it is the 4th Annual Contest) was held March 23, 1991 with the theme “Under Construction”. The beneficiary was The Women’s Building HIV/AIDS Support Group for Women and they received $750 after the weekend.  Rainbeau returned as part of the entertainment along with Chris Burns and House O’Chics.  Lamar Van Dyke was the Emcee.  The judges were Dorothy Allison, Gabrielle Antolovich, Dragon, Viola Johnson, Deva, and Marie Constance. Contestants (12) competed for the 1991 title:

  • MP Breslin – Atlanta, GA (competed for the 2nd time)
  • Tammy Campbell – Philadelphia, PA (first PA contestant)
  • Carole Ann – San Jose, CA
  • Catrina – Phoenix, AZ
  • C. Collins – San Francisco, CA
  • B. Daughtry – Chicago, IL (first IL contestant)
  • Kay Hallanger – Chicago, IL (first IL contestant)
  • Saliee Mallard Huber – Tacoma, WA
  • Jana – Sacramento, CA
  • J. Knight – Minneapolis, MN
  • D’Arcy von Schultz – Chicago, IL (first IL contestant)
  • Diane Suissa – Charlotte, NC (competed for the 2nd time)

 

Kay Hallanger became the first IMsL who was not from the West Coast.  You can read more about Kay  at http://www.imslfoundation.org/past-titleholders/1991-2/ .

The board in 1991 was Sky Renfro (President), Ann M Soucy-West (Secretary), Sheila Courser (Treasurer), Joy Schulenberg (Media Coordinator).

We need class pictures or any other items from the 1991 contest.  We do have a few articles listed below about 1991 but we are looking for pictures or videos from those days and especially the contest.  If you have any of these, please send them to imslhistory@gmail.com.  Do you know where these women are or have a way to contact them?  We are inviting them all to join us for the IMsL 30th year, April 14-17, 2016 for our Class Reunion!  Check out the rest of program and more about 1991!

 

IMsL – Kay Hallinger

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A resident of Bloomington, Indiana, Kay holds the title of North Halsted Ms Leather, 1991. Recently separated from the military, she first came out as an SM dyke in 1983 at the Michigan Music Festival, though she considers her 20+ years of motorcycling to be a primary expression of her leather lifestyle. She has bee involved with Indiana Cares (HIV/AIDS organization,) the American Uniform Association, and the Open Road Riders of Chicagoland. When she is not caring for her 19 cats and 5 dogs she enjoys running, body building and rappelling.

 

1991 Program Book

(Mobile version available here)