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Photograph caption dated January 18, 1957 reads "Beverly Montgomery, 18, is crowned 'Miss Race Against Polio' by Van Nuys March of Dimes chairman Gerald B. Block, center. Assisting him are Richard Wessler, co-chairman, right, and Bill Armstrong, left, manager of Agoura speedway. Beverly will reign over Class A motorcycle races at speedway Sunday. Proceeds will go to March of Dimes."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation Men--California--Los Angeles Young women--California--Los Angeles Beauty contestants--California--Los Angeles Fund raisers (Persons)--California--Los Angeles Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.) Portrait photographs Group portraits Valley Times Collection photographs