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Photograph also used in article dated June 29, 1959. Photograph caption dated May 18, 1959 reads, "Tops beauty pageant - Lovely 18-year-old Miss Loretta Fountain, left, who reigned as Miss Van Nuys, smiles happily at new laurels heaped on her Saturday night when she was crowned 'Miss Los Angeles' in official Miss America preliminary pageant. With her is Miss Nadine Nardi, winner of junior title for Los Angeles area."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
Miss America Pageant Beauty contestants--California--Los Angeles Beauty contests--California--Los Angeles Awards--California--Los Angeles Women--California--Los Angeles Tiaras--California--Los Angeles Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs