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Carhop beauties compete
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated May 23, 1956 reads, "Ruth Ann Halkney, left, 19, models bathing suit for Virginia White, 19, who'll compete with her tonight in 'Miss Cuisine of 1956' beauty contest finals at Biltmore Hotel to select Los Angeles' prettiest carhop. Both girls are carhops at Kay's Drive In at Laurel Canyon and Magnolia boulevards in North Hollywood."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Kay's Drive-In (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Beauty contestants--California--Los Angeles
Young women--California--Los Angeles
Bathing suits--California--Los Angeles
Waitresses--California--Los Angeles
Contests--California--Los Angeles
Restaurants--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Drive-in restaurants--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Lost architecture--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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