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Title
Competing for Mrs. America
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
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
1955
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph caption dated March 26, 1955 reads "Three Valley housewives, winners of elimination baking contest, will compete Friday in finals for Mrs. San Fernando Valley title which may lead up to Mrs. America honors. They are Lydia Butz, Janis Warner and Margaret Carlton. Group of elimination candidates pictured above are, from left, back row, Mmes. Hazel Driggs, representing Sherman Oaks; June De Spain, Panorama City; Therese Ernest, Encino; Hariette Clark, San Fernando-Pacoima; Mrs. Butz, North Hollywood, winner, and Mrs. Warner, Studio City winner; front row, Gerry Bugbee, Northridge-Granada Hills; Mrs. Carlton, Reseda, winner; Lottie White, Van Nuys, and Phyllis McMeekan, Tarzana."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00132804
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d039_f4_i33
CARL0005563843
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/63123
Subject
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
Time Period
1951-1960

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