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Miss California finalists
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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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 June 29, 1959 partially reads, "Judges will see this lineup tonight when they select Miss California at Burbank's Starlight Bowl. She will represent state in Miss Universe Pageant at Long Beach next month. From left are, front row, Sandra Tognini, Bakersfield; Derith Lindsay, Bellflower; Doris Hancock, Beverly Hills; Gail Jones, Burbank; Nadine Graham, Coalinga; Bobbie Carlton, Culver City; Darlene Tompkins, East San Fernando Valley; Claudia Brack, El Monte; Gayla McCarles, Fullerton; back row, Jody Moriarty, Los Angeles; Nancy Neil, Lynwood; Valarie Reid, Montebello; Terry Huntingdon, Mt. Shasta; Gloria Neil, Palm Springs; Mitzi Walker, San Bernardino; Judith Sturgess, San Francisco; Patricia McAleavey, Santa Monica; Elizabeth Dieter, Whittier, and Charlotte Stewart, Yuba City."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
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Beauty contestants--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Women--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Bathing suits--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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