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Miss California Bathing Beauty contestants, view 2
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The Miss California Bathing Beauty Contest was held as part of the Venice Mardi Gras. View 2 shows a young woman wearing a bathing suit and playing the accordion; a stuffed seagull with extended wings sits atop the instrument. Dozens of other live gulls can be seen behind her, in full flight as well as next to the water's edge. This may have been part of the talent portion of the contest. Photo dated: 1936.
1 photograph :b&w
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Security Pacific National Bank Collection
S-002-353.2 4x5; Beaches-Women.
Miss California Bathing Beauty Contest (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Musical instruments--California--Los Angeles
Beauty contests--California--Los Angeles
Bathing suits--California--Los Angeles
Carnival--California--Los Angeles
Beaches--California--Venice (Los Angeles)
Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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