Guide to the Miss America PageantPrograms 1957-1985 MG 1598
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|Guide to the Miss America Pageant
MG 1598Inventory prepared by Michael Roth.
The New Jersey Historical Society
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The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Inventory prepared by Michael Roth.
Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. October 2004. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written
|Creator:||Miss America Pageant|
|Title:||Miss America Pageant
|Abstract:||Consists of programs for the Miss America Pageant as well as for the Miss Atlantic County and Miss New Jersey pageants, both of which are preliminary contests that lead up to the national contest.|
|Quantity:||0.42 linear feet (16 items)|
|Collection Number:||MG 1598|
Atlantic City held the first Miss America Pageant on September 8, 1921. The annual pageant has been held there ever since.
The collection consists of programs for the Miss America Pageant as well as for the Miss Atlantic County and Miss New Jersey pageants, both of which are preliminary contests that lead up to the national contest. The programs contain photographs of the pageant, a photograph and profile of each contestant and judge, and a list of previous winners. They also contain several articles about the contest and its contestants.
This collection is arranged in chronological order.
|The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.|
|Miss America Pageant.|
|Miss Atlantic County Pageant.|
|Miss New Jersey Pageant.|
|Beauty contests–New Jersey.|
|Atlantic City (N.J.)|
This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1598, Miss America Pageant Programs, The New Jersey Historical Society.
The source of this collection is unknown.
Wikipedia : the Free Encyclopedia 2 Feb. 2005 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_America>
“Miss Americas History.” Miss America 2 Feb. 2005. <http://www.missamerica.org/our-miss-americas/miss-americas-history.asp#>
|1||1||Programs: Miss Atlantic County, Miss New Jersey||1957-1959|
|1||2||Programs: Miss Essex County, Miss America||1964-1969|
|1||3||Programs: Miss America||1970,1972-1973|
|1||4||Programs: Miss America||1974-1976|
|1||5||Programs: Miss America||1977-1979|
|1||6||Programs: Miss America||1980-1982|
|1||7||Programs: Miss America||1983-1985|