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One of many wins
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated May 26, 1959 reads, "Darlene, second from left, is shown here just after being named Miss San Fernando Valley East in Miss Universe preliminary contest. Named Miss Valley West, South and North, were, from left, Donna Hart, Van Nuys; Margie Prestwick, Woodland Hills, and Jan Richards, Van Nuys." Darlene is Darlene Tompkins, 18, of Pacoima.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_ d058_ f1_i19
Tompkins, Darlene, 1940-
Beauty contestants
Beauty contests
Young women
Bathing suits
Award winners
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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