Miscellaneous Postcards and Photographs

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Hawkins, W. Earle; Miss America Pageant

Description

This color picture postcard features a woman in a white evening gown with a red cape, a Miss America sash and elbow length gloves. She is also wearing a crown on her head and is carrying a gold schepture. She is standing in front of cream colored fabric and palm fronds are visible on either side of her. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides photographer and publisher information as well as indication for address and postage stamp placement. The description in the upper left corner reads "Lynda Lee Meade Miss Mississippi Selected Miss America for 1960 at the National Finals of the Miss America Pageant at Atlantic City, New Jersey, September 12, 1959 competing with 54 other contestants representing 50 states including Canada."

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or

Publication Date

9-12-1959

Publisher

Jack Freeman

Time Period

1950-1959

Geographic Location

Atlantic City, NJ

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Miss-Mississippi-1960_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Miss Mississippi Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Lynda Lee Meade, Miss Mississippi, Selected Miss America for 1960

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