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Barbara Bourns during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Barbara Bourns, wearing a pink chiffon evening gown with three-quarters length blousy sleeves and a waistline, stands in front of gold drapes during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Her contestant number ribbon (5) is pinned to her dress by her left hip., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Barbara Bourns during the talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Barbara Bourns, wearing an verdigris, strapless evening gown with a matching chiffon full-length jacket with feather cuffs, stands and lifts her left arm bent at the elbow and holds a microphone to her mouth with her right hand as she possibly sings during the talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Barbara Bourns receives a bouquet during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Barbara Bourns, wearing a pink chiffon evening gown with three-quarters length blousy sleeves and a corsage of a white carnation and some greenery, reaches down to someone mostly out of the photograph to receive a bouquet of roses and greenery during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. To her right and behind her is Theresa Van Becelaere wearing a sky-blue evening gown with a high-waist sequined inset belt. She claps her hands just below her chin. Another contestant's face is visible just above Theresa's right shoulder., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Barbara Bourns wears a pink chiffon evening gown during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Barbara Bourns, wearing a pink chiffon evening gown with three-quarters length blousy sleeves, stands behind a microphone and in front of gold drapes during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Her contestant number ribbon (5) is pinned to her dress on her left hip., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Barbara Bourns wears a swimsuit during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Barbara Bourns, wearing a peach one-piece swimsuit stands during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Her contestant number ribbon (5) is pinned to her swimsuit on her left hip., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Dancers bend to cross hands on knees during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant
The Truman Varsity Cheerleaders perform a "Fan Fare" dance during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. The women wear black bowler hats with red hat bands, long-tailed, black, tuxedo jackets with sequined collars, white shirts and shorts, red bow ties and cummerbunds, black tights, and white gloves. They are in a line on stage and bend to cross their hands just above their knees. One dancer, second from the left, does not have her hands crossed but does have them placed just above her knees. She also is the only dancer not looking forward and smiling., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Dancers face right as they dance on stage during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant
The Truman Varsity Cheerleaders perform a "Fan Fare" dance during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. The women wear black bowler hats with red hat bands, long-tailed, black, tuxedo jackets with sequined collars, white shirts and shorts, red bow ties and cummerbunds, black tights, and white gloves. They walk with their left sides to the photographer as they each carry a cane in both hands across their bodices., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Deena Tuttle during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Deena Ruth Tuttle, wearing a white halter top evening gown with a waistband, stands in front of gold drapes during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Her contestant number ribbon (1) is pinned to her dress over her left hip., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Deena Tuttle during the talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Deena Ruth Tuttle, wearing a black dress with a white crew-neck collar, lifts her head to use a microphone she stands behind during the talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Deena Tuttle in an evening gown during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Deena Ruth Tuttle, wearing a white evening gown with a halter type and a waistband, stands behind a microphone and in front of gold drapes during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Her contestant number ribbon (1) is pinned to her dress on her left hip., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Deena Tuttle sits and speaks into a microphone during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Deena Ruth Tuttle, wearing a black dress with a white crew-neck collar, sits on a bench while holding a microphone to her mouth with her right hand during the talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. A prop of possibly a cardboard cutout of a tree is behind her., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Deena Tuttle wears a swimsuit during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Deena Ruth Tuttle stands in front of gold drapes and wears a kelly green one-piece swimsuit during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Her contestant number (1) ribbon is pinned to her swimsuit over her left hip., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Five contestants for the Miss Independence Princess Pageant
Sharon Kreissler, Santa-Cali-Gon Princesses, Marsia Kolich and another Miss Independence Princess contestant stand on stage at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. All wear a crown. The three to the left wear a corsage of a white carnation and greenery. Farthest to the left, the contestant wears a white ball gown-type evening gown with lace bell sleeves. She smiles as she looks to her left. To her left, the next contestant wears a white evening gown with a black and white lace full-length jacket with bell sleeves. To her left, possibly Sharon Kreissler, wears a this halter top evening gown with a white belt that has a silver buckle and a pleated skirt. She folds her hands together at her waist. To her left, a contestant wears a sky-blue sleeveless evening gown with a empire waistline sequined inset. She looks to her left at the next contestant, Marsia Kolich, who has her eyes closed and her mouth wide open. Marsia wears a pink long-sleeved evening gown with a silver sequined bodice. A red curtain is behind the contestants., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jane Marie being escorted during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Jane Marie wears a forest green, long-sleeved evening gown with a green and black striped sequined bodice that forms a V-neck and a green necklace. She smiles as she walks through a seated crowd, arm in arm with her escort, during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Her escort, whose eyes are closed, wears a double-breasted black suit jacket, white pants, a wide black necktie, and a corsage., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jane Marie claps for Jean Hausheer during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Jean Hausheer, wearing a pink with white side panels, sleeveless, evening gown with a white and baby blue inverted "V" bodice inset, a bandage on her first finger on her left hand, and a corsage smiles down at a piece of paper she holds in her hands as contestant Jane Marie to her left, wearing a forest green, long-sleeved evening gown with a green and black striped sequined bodice that forms a V-neck and a green necklace grins at the paper and claps, during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. A master of ceremony in a white tuxedo is partially out of the photograph on the left side., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jane Marie covers her face during the talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Jane Marie, wearing a white pinafore apron over a black and white printed blouse, cover her face just below her eyes with her right elbow and shapes a gun out of her left hand during the talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jane Marie dances during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Jane Marie, wearing a forest green, long-sleeved evening gown with a green and black striped sequined bodice that forms a V-neck and a green necklace, turns her back to her dancing partner to grin at the photographer as she dances with an escort during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. The escort wears a black jacket, white pants, and a black tie. Another man is visible dancing behind them. A drumset is visible behind them on the stage., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jane Marie during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Jane Marie, wearing a forest green, long-sleeved evening gown with a green and black striped sequined bodice that forms a V-neck and a green necklace, stands in front of gold drapes during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Her contestant number ribbon (9) is pinned to her dress by her left hip., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jane Marie faces to her left during the talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Jane Marie, wearing a white pinafore apron over a black and white printed blouse, faces her right side to the photographer as she lifts her right arm parallel to the floor and looks over her right shoulder during the talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jane Marie gives a big grin during the talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Jane Marie, wearing a white pinafore apron over a black and white printed blouse, grins with her mouth open side and her hands in the air, shoulder high, during the talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jane Marie is animated during the talent part of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant
Contestant Jane Marie, wearing a white pinafore apron over a black and white printed blouse, forms her hands into fists at waist level and makes her mouth and "O" with wide eyes during the talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jane Marie lifts her fists in the air during talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Jane Marie, wearing a white pinafore apron over a black and white printed blouse, lifts her bent arms with her hands in fists, shoulder high and looks to her left during the talent portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Her left hand mostly obscures her face., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jane Marie smiles pretty during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Jane Marie on stage, wearing a forest green, long-sleeved evening gown with a green and black striped sequined bodice that forms a V-neck and a green necklace, walks away from a microphone to her right during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. There is a gold curtain behind her., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jane Marie smiles to her left during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Jane Marie, wears a forest green, long-sleeved evening gown with a green and black striped sequined bodice that forms a V-neck and a green necklace as she folds her hands at waist level and smiles to her left during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Another contestant in a sleeveless mint green evening gown has her back to the photographer to Jane Marie's lower right., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jane Marie speaks into a microphone during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Jane Marie, wearing a forest green, long-sleeved evening gown with a green and black striped sequined bodice that forms a V-neck, and a green necklace, stands in front of a microphone with a big grin. A gold drape is behind her during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Her contestant number ribbon (9) is pinned to her dress on her left hip., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jane Marie wears a swimsuit during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestant Jane Marie, stands wearing a white one-piece swimsuit with four straps on each shoulder that draw together as one strap at the top of each shoulder during the swimsuit portion of the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Her contestant number (9) is on a ribbon pinned to her swimsuit on her left hip., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jean Hausheer and Jane Marie grin as they receive small gifts during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestants Jean Hausheer, wearing a pink with white side panels, sleeveless evening gown with a white and baby blue inverted "V" bodice inset, and a corsage, and Jane Marie, wearing a forest green, long-sleeved evening gown with a green and black striped sequined bodice that forms a V-neck and a green necklace, grin at a person out of the photograph who is handing Jean Hausheer a small gift in a box with his right hand during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri. Both women hold a small envelope in their hand. Jean Hausheer's first finger on her left hand, that is holding the envelope, is bandaged., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Jean Hausheer and Jane Marie share smile during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant event
Contestants Jean Hausheer, wearing a pink with white side panels, sleeveless, evening gown with a white and baby blue inverted "V" bodice inset, a bandage on her first finger on her left hand, and a corsage, smiles to her left toward Jane Marie, wearing a forest green, long-sleeved evening gown with a green and black striped sequined bodice that forms a V-neck and a green necklace. Jane Marie grins and faces to her right and holds up both hands to show Jean Hausheer the contents in her hands. A man playing an accordion is visible behind and to the left of Jane Marie. Another man wearing a blue and white plaid suit jacket with his back to the photograph stands in front of the stage holding a bouquet of roses and greenery during the Miss Independence Princess Pageant at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri., August 23, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4

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