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California beauties
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Both, Darlene Tompkins and Charlotte Stewart, went on to have television acting careers. Stewart, is best known for her work as Miss Beadle on Little House on the Prairie.
Photograph caption dated June 25, 1959 reads, "Darlene Tompkins, right, who is representing East San Fernando Valley in Miss California Beauty Pageant, welcomes contestants, from left, Charlotte Stewart, Miss Yuba City; and Gloria Neil, Miss Palm Springs, on their arrival at Lockheed Air Terminal today to begin four-day stay in Burbank where they will compete for crown of Miss California, statewide preliminary to Miss Universe Pageant."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Tompkins, Darlene,--1940-
Stewart, Charlotte,--1941-
Lockheed Air Terminal, Inc
Beauty contests--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Beauty contestants--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Women--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Women's hats--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Handbags--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Airplanes--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Airports--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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