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Title
International Beauty Congress, valley AAUN member Mrs. William Magid
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
1961
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
Title supplied by cataloger.
Scene: And what a scene! At the International Beauty Congress at Long Beach Municipal Auditorium Valley members of the American Association for the United Nations turned out en masse to celebrate "United Nations" night. Led by Valley president, actress Marsha Hunt, the group welcomed representatives from countries throughout the world, watched as the beautiful contestants from 62 nations paraded their charms before judges and a packed audience and listened as Dr. Foster Sherwood, vice chancellor of UCLA spoke on "World Peace Through World Friendship." "Miss International Beauty" received $10,000 cash as first prize.
Photograph caption dated July 29, 1961 reads, "Valley AAUN Member Mrs. William B. Magid Meets Mrs. Orville Cole, wearing an authentic Geisha costume."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00083942
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d003_f9_i24
CARL0002890427
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/43508
Subject
American Association for the United Nations
Beauty contests--California--Long Beach
Long Beach (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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