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Grandma misses queen contest title
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated July 1, 1961 reads, "Grandma misses queen contest title - Mrs. Opal Cox, 48, second from right, who entered the Newhall-Saugus beauty contest to compete with girls of a more conventional age, didn't cop the queenship, but she did emerge as a princess. Ginger Lombardi, 18, 24314 Lyons Ave., Newhall, clutches a trophy at left while Everett Nichols, Newhall Chamber of Commerce president, 24522 N. Kansas, Newhall, kisses Queen Linda Cone, 18, 24311 Arcadia, Newhall. Mrs. Cox, 26844 N. Sand canyon, Saugus, is next, with Barbara Cash, 19, Rt. No. 3, Saugus, at the right."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Newhall Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Older people--California--San Fernando Valley
Beauty contestants--California--San Fernando Valley
Awards--California--San Fernando Valley
Award winners--California--San Fernando Valley
Bouquets--California--San Fernando Valley
Tiaras--California--San Fernando Valley
Evening gowns--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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