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|Creator:||Miss America Pageant|
|Title:||Miss America Pageant Programs|
|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.
"Miss America." 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|
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