Mossback's Northwest

Harry Allen, Turn of the Century Trans Youth

03/19/2019 | 5m 15s

Long before transgender rights were headline news, a man by the name of Harry Allen was challenging gender norms in the Pacific Northwest, making headlines of his own during the gold rush era of the late 19th century. He was a cowboy, he was a bartender, he was an outlaw and he was born Nell Pickerel. In this episode of Mossback’s Northwest, Knute Berger tells his story.

Aired: 03/19/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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