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Photograph was edited for publication purposes. Photograph caption dated January 19, 1961 reads, "Bonnie Hamilton, 19, 749 Stephen Dr., Burbank, who will reign in 1961 as Miss Flashbulb at Valley State College in Northridge, is crowned by former title holder Cindy Swanson, 21, 727 E. Howard St., Glendale, as Pat Kearney, contest runner-up, beams approval. Surrounding the beauties are school photographers using - what else? - flashbulbs."
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