Contestant 1 wears a baby blue evening gown during the Miss Blue Springs Pageant
Contestant 1 wears a baby blue, sleeveless, v-neck evening gown with white pearl lace outlining the collar and the empire waistline as she walks across the stage during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant. She wears a matching pearl lace choker and white pumps., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
Contestant 1 wears a brown swimsuit with white piping during the Miss Blue Springs Pageant
Contestant 1 wears a brown, crew-neck, one-piece swimsuit with white piping around the collar and sleeves and white pumps as she walks across the stage during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant. Her contestant number (4) ribbon is attached to he left hip of her swimsuit., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
Contestant 2 wears a brown polka dot swimsuit during the Miss Blue Springs Pageant
Contestant 2, from her left side, wears a brown polka dot, v-neck, one-piece swimsuit with three button in the center of the bodice, and a hair bow during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant. Her contestant number (2) ribbon is attached to he left hip of her swimsuit., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
Contestant 2 wears a pink evening gown during the Miss Blue Springs Pageant
Contestant 2 wears a pink, short-puffed-sleeved, scoop-neck evening gown with white lace around the empire waistline as she walks across the stage during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant. She has on earrings, a pearl necklace, white gloves, white pumps, and a pink bow in her hair., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
Contestant 3 wears an olive green and yellow swimsuit during the Miss Blue Springs Pageant
Contestant 3 wears an olive green, v-neck, one-piece swimsuit with a yellow "V" inset around the collar and then a lime green "V" inset just below the yellow "V" as she walks across the stage during the swimsuit portion of the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant. She also wears a gold wrist watch and gold pumps. Her contestant number (3) ribbon is attached to her swimsuit on her left hip., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
Contestant 4 wears a crocheted swimsuit during the Miss Blue Springs Pageant
Contestant 4 wears a crocheted, cyan blue, v-neck, one-piece swimsuit, white pumps, and a white headband as she walks across the stage during the swimsuit portion of the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant. Her contestant number (4) ribbon is attached to he left hip of her swimsuit., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
Contestant 4 wears an evening gown during the Miss Blue Springs Pageant
Contestant 4 wears a pink chiffon, halter top, jumpsuit of which the legs are so large they flow together to give the illusion of an evening gown during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant. There is a wide inset empire waistband with a glass bauble buckle. She also wears glass bauble earrings and white gloves that extend above the elbows and white pumps., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
Miss Blue Springs
Miss Blue Springs, from her right side, wears a light blue, sleeveless, crew-neck, Qiana evening gown with a triangle of white pearls sewn on the dress at the throat of the collar and a seam at the empire waistline, white gloves that extend above the elbows, and a crown. She holds a trophy in her right hand and a bouquet of red roses, greenery, and a large, long red ribbon on her left arm. She stands just behind two white cylinders with vertical grooves. A round, silver decoration is behind her face., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
Miss Blue Springs being crowned
Miss Blue Springs is being crowned. She is mostly obscured by the reigning Miss Blue Springs whose arms are raised to crown the new Miss Blue Springs and her back is to the photographer. She wears a white evening gown with a gold and pearl lace belt, a crown, and white heels. The runner up farthest to the left looks to her left at the winner and holds a trophy in her left hand as she wears a peach, halter top evening gown with a wide belt with a pearl buckle at the empire waistline, white pumps, white gloves that extend above the elbows, and gold earrings. Miss Blue Springs smiles at she is being crowned and wears a light blue, sleeveless, crew-neck, Qiana evening gown with white pumps and white gloves. She holds a bouquet of red roses and greenery on her left arm. To her left, a runner up looks over her right shoulder at the winner and holds a trophy with both hands while wearing a light yellow, long-sleeved, turtle neck evening gown with green bric-a-brac outlining a white insert with two buttons at the throat and around the bottom of the bodice which is white with the embroidered outline of yellow and green flowers. The sleeves are translucent. The dress has an empire waistline. She also wears gold earrings. A large, round spikey decoration hangs above the winner's head., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
Miss Blue Springs gets her crown
The New Miss Blue Springs grins as she is being crowned from behind by the reigning Miss Blue Springs whose arms are raised as she wears gold earrings, a white, sleeveless evening gown, white gloves that extend above the elbows, and a crown. The New Miss Blue Springs wears a light blue, sleeveless, crew-neck, Qiana evening gown with a triangle of white pearls sewn on the dress at the throat, white gloves that extend above the elbows, and a crown. She holds a trophy in her right hand and a bouquet of red roses, greenery, and a very large and long red ribbon with the words "Miss Blue Springs" written in cursive with gold glitter on her left arm., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
Miss Blue Springs grins at the photographer
The New Miss Blue Springs grins at the photographer as she stands holding a trophy in her right hand and a bouquet of red roses, greenery, and a very large and long red ribbon with the words "Miss Blue Springs" written in cursive with gold glitter on her left arm. She wears a light blue, sleeveless, crew-neck, Qiana evening gown with a triangle of white pearls sewn on the dress at the throat, white gloves that extend above the elbows, white pumps, and a crown. Audience members are standing behind her. An art deco decoration is above her head., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
Miss Blue Springs smiles at the photographer
Miss Blue Springs smiles at the photographer as she wears a light blue, sleeveless, crew-neck, Qiana evening gown with a triangle of white pearls sewn on the dress at the throat of the collar, white gloves that extend above the elbows, white pumps, and a crown. She holds a trophy in her right hand and a bouquet of red roses, greenery, and a large, long red ribbon on her left arm., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
contestant dances during the talent portion of the Miss Blue Springs Pageant
A contestant dances with her arms and legs spread wide while wear a 1920s flapper style costume of a red, sleeveless, turtleneck top, a red hair bow, and a black miniskirt with red fringe during the talent portion of the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant. A white post is on stage behind her to her left. There is greenery and a red streamer decorating the edge of the stage., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
contestant dressed as Winnie-the-Pooh does a dramatic interpretation during the Miss Blue Springs Pageant
A contestant wears a Winnie-the-Pooh costumer and holds a honey jar as she does a dramatic interpretation during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
contestant shows her light yellow evening gown during the Miss Blue Spring Pageant
A contestant walks across the stage during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant wearing yellow tear-drop earrings, a light yellow, empire waist, long-sleeved, turtleneck evening gown with a ruffle and three buttons from the throat to the top of the bodice. A bodice is an inset of white with green and yellow floral outlines embroidered on the white background. The bodice is outlined with olive green floral bric-a-brac. The sleeves are white translucent with solid white cuffs., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
contestant shows the back of her evening gown during the Miss Blue Spring Pageant
A contestant from her back, right side, walks across the stage wearing yellow tear-drop earrings, a light yellow, empire waist, long-sleeved, turtleneck evening gown with a ruffle and three buttons from the throat to the top of the bodice. The bodice is an inset of white with green and yellow floral outlines embroidered on the white background. The bodice is outlined with olive green floral bric-a-brac. The sleeves are white translucent with solid white cuffs. She also wears white pumps. She holds a trophy in her right hand during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant. The seated audience are visible behind her., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
contestant sit sideways on a tall stool during the talent portion of the Miss Blue Springs Pageant
A contestant sits sideways on a tall stool holding a microphone to her mouth with her left hand while wearing a purple, v-neck, sleeveless dress with a pleated skirt and a gold belt and gold pumps during the talent portion of the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
contestant walks across stage in a baby blue evening gown during the Miss Blue Springs Pageant
A contestant stands on stage wearing a baby blue, square-neck, evening gown with translucent ruffled half-sleeves and a ruffle around the bottom. Blue satin ribbon accent the sleeve ruffle, skirt ruffle, and the empire waistline during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant. She also wears white pumps., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
contestant wear a black swimsuit during the Miss Blue Springs Pageant
A contestant wears a black, one-piece, square-neck swimsuit and black pumps as she walks across the stage during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant. Her contestant number ribbon is attached to the swimsuit on her left hip., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
contestant wears a blue evening gown as she walks across the stage during the Miss Blue Springs Pageant
A contestant wears a light blue, sleeveless, crew-neck, Qiana evening gown with a triangle of white pearls sewn on the dress at the throat, during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant as she walks across the stage., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
contestant wears a light yellow evening gown as she smiles directly at the photographer during the Miss Blue Spring Pageant
A contestant smiles directly at the photographer, during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant, wearing yellow tear-drop earrings, a light yellow, empire waist, long-sleeved, turtleneck evening gown with a ruffle and three buttons from the throat to the top of the bodice. The bodice is an inset of white with green and yellow floral outlines embroidered on the white background. The bodice is outlined with olive green floral bric-a-brac. The sleeves are white translucent with solid white cuffs. She holds a trophy in her right hand., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
contestant wears a navy blue swimsuit during the Miss Blue Spring Pageant
A contestant wears a navy blue, one-piece swimsuit with white piping outlining the collar and continuing down to her left waist where a there is a white string bow, then curving back to outline the bottom of the swimsuit and black pumps during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant. Her contestant ribbon of a white number card (7) with three ribbons, red, white, and blue extend vertically below the card is attached to her swimsuit at her left hip. The ends of the ribbons are cut on an angle., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
new Miss Blue Springs takes a step on stage
Miss Blue Springs grins slightly to her left as she takes a step while holding a bouquet of red roses, greenery, and a large, long red ribbon. She wears a light blue, sleeveless, crew-neck, Qiana evening gown with a triangle of white pearls sewn on the dress at the throat and around the collar, white gloves that extend above the elbows, white pumps, and a crown. Two contestants can be seen standing at the back of the stage clapping., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16
reigning Miss Blue Spring Pageant smiles at the photographer
The reigning Miss Blue Springs smiles directly at the photographer as she wears a white, sleeveless, v-neck evening gown with a pearl and glass lace empire waistband that forms a diamond in the center of the bodice, during the Miss Blue Springs Beauty Pageant. She also wears a crown and earrings., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16