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Queenly hopefuls
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Young, Steve
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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated April 17, 1965 reads, "Contestants in the GI Forum Queen contests are, from left, front row, Dolanda Torres, 18, Sun Valley, Gloria Hidalgo, Sun Valley, Anita Tautimes, 17, Burbank, and Mona Lugo, 18, North Hollywood. In back row, from left, are Roberta Coronado, 15, Pacoima, Mary Louise Medina, 20, Sylmar, Phyllis Miranoutes, 17, Pacoima, Frances Dearo, 18, Sun Valley, and Susan Mendoza, 16, Sylmar." The American GI Forum is sponsoring a beauty contest to be held at a coronation ball. Proceeds from the dance will be used to fund educational scholarships for Mexican-American youth.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
American G.I. Forum
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Young women--California--San Fernando Valley
Beauty contestants--California--San Fernando Valley
Beauty contests--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs

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