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Miss Suzanne Harding awarded title of "Miss Victory"
Date Created and/or Issued
October 28 1943
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company records
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University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections
Funding: Access to this material is generously supported by funding from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation.
Scope/Content: Miss Suzanne Harding, representing Douglas Aircraft Co. was awarded the coveted title of "Miss Victory" at the recent Artists and Medels Ball. Radiant in her queenly robes, she is shown as she received her prize of $50.00 war bond donated by the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Co. presented by R.W. Smith, assistant director of agencies. Fellow employees and plant officials rallied to tMiss Harding's support and climaxed a heroic campaign in her behalf with a record-breaking contribution of $546.42. The total amount donated the South Side Commiunity Art Center, sponsors of the ball, through the efforts of the nine contestants was $1188.71 which has been invested in war bonds for the future of the center. Mrs. Pauline Kigh Reed, president, observes the presentation. (Transcribed from back)
Citation/Reference: The Chicago Daily Tribune printed an article about the contest and Miss Harding's participation in its October 24 1943 edition.
Black-and-white photographs
Harding, Suzanne
Smith, Robert
Event photos. 1931-2007.
Box 78, Folder 6, Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company records (Collection 1434). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

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