Debra Sullivan, Miss Nebraska 1970, stands among the audience during the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Debra Sullivan, Miss Nebraska stands among the audience wearing a crown, dangle white and gold earrings, a corsage, and a sleeveless, v-neck evening gown with a white lace over yellow bodice and a yellow pleated chiffon skirt with an empire waistline during the Miss America Preliminary Contest, Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label below photograph, "Debra Sullivan Miss Nebraska."
Janet Fisher during the evening gown portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Janet Fisher wears a sleeveless evening gown of a light blue skirt and a powder blue jewel neckline bodice that the sequins create a scallop design to the dropped waistline, white gloves that extend above the elbows, and a navy blue sash with gold lettering during the Miss America Preliminary Contest, Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Linda Knoll in the background is mostly obscured by Janet., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label above the photograph, "Janet Fisher 805 N.E. 69."
Janet Fisher during the swimsuit portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Janet Fisher wears a black, one-piece swimsuit with a school neckline and a navy blue sash with gold lettering during the swimsuit portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Behind Janet on the stage, contestant Linda Knoll can be seen standing by drapes., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label below right of the photograph, "Janet."
Janet Fisher during the talent portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Janet Fisher wears a red, short-puffed-sleeved dress with a gathered neckline, a wide black belt with a gold buckle at the waistline, white gloves, and a very long pearl necklace tied in a knot at her waist during the talent portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Her hands are on her hips as she stands behind a microphone and in front of drapes possibly singing., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label above left of the photograph, "Janet."
Janice Fisher during the swimsuit portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Janice Fisher wears a black one-piece swimsuit with white trim outlining the v-neck and a white belt tied around her waist, black pumps, and a navy blue sash with gold lettering during the swimsuit portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Linda Knoll can be seen at the back of the stage behind Janice., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label above the photograph, "Janice Fisher 5618 N. Brooklyn."
Janice Fisher during the talent portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Janice Fisher kicks up her right leg, holds her right arm to the side and her left arm bent up in front of her as she wears a dark pink lameĢ mini dress with white translucent sleeves with dark pink cuffs and silver character shoes during the talent portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label upper right of photograph, "Janice."
Jim Pritchett and Pam Eldred, Miss America, during the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Jim Pritchett, masters of ceremonies, wears thick black plastic eyeglasses, a double-breasted navy blue suit jacket with gray trousers, a denim blue shirt with an apricot, light blue, and red/orange striped necktie, holds a microphone in his right hand as he stands to the right of Miss America. Pam Eldred, Miss America 1970, laces her fingers together and looks slightly to her right as she wears a crown, a corsage, and a sky blue, scoop-neck, evening gown with silver baubles around the collar and waistline and a pleated skirt, silver dangle earrings, and white gloves that extend above the elbows during the Miss America Preliminary Contest, Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label above photograph, "Jim Pritchett and Miss America."
Jim Pritchett, masters of ceremonies, and Debra Mae Sullivan, Miss Nebraska 1970, during the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Jim Pritchett, masters of ceremonies, wears thick black plastic eyeglasses, a double-breasted navy blue suit jacket with gray trousers, a denim blue shirt with an apricot, light blue, and red/orange striped necktie, speaks into a microphone held in his right hand as he stands to the right of Miss Nebraska. Miss Nebraska 1970, Debra Mae Sullivan, grins to her right as she wears an Aegean blue leotard with translucent, puffed, long sleeves and a ruffled skirt with a cobalt blue sequined midriff and turtleneck collar during the Miss America Preliminary Contest, Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label below the photograph, "Jim Pritchett and Miss Nebraska."
Jim Pritchett, masters of ceremonies, and Linda Edds, Miss Kansas 1970, during the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Jim Pritchett of WDAF-TV, master of ceremonies, and Linda Edds, Miss Kansas stand on stage together during the Miss America Preliminary Contest, Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Jim Pritchett wears thick black plastic eyeglasses, a double-breasted navy blue suit jacket with gray trousers, a denim blue shirt with an apricot, light blue, and red/orange striped necktie, holds a microphone in his right hand as he stands to the right of Miss Kansas 1970, Linda Susan Edds whose hands are behind her back. Linda wears a crown, gold earrings, a corsage, a pink, scoop-neck, sleeveless evening gown with baubles around the collar and shoulders, and white gloves that extend above the elbow., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label to the right of the photograph, "Jim Pritchett of WDAF-TV and Miss Kansas."
Kay Rosenbaum during the evening gown portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Kay Rosenbaum wears a white, sleeveless evening gown with silver netting around the neckline and a white cape that attaches around the entire collar, white gloves that extend above the elbows, and a navy blue sash with gold lettering during the Miss America Preliminary Contest, Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Linda Knoll is visible on the back of the stage behind Kay ., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label above photograph, "Kay Rosenbaum 2101 E 62 North."
Kay Rosenbaum during the swimsuit portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Kay Rosenbaum wears a purple one-piece swimsuit with a scoop-neckline and spaghetti straps, white sandals and a navy blue sash with gold lettering during the swimsuit portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Linda Knoll is visible at the back of the stage behind Kay., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Type label upper left of the photograph, "Kay."
Kay Rosenbaum during the talent portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Kay Rosenbaum, from her left side, wears a white, turtleneck leotard with a pink tutu over it as she dances during the talent portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2
Linda Edds, Miss Kansas 1970, talks with a girl during the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Linda Edds, Miss Kansas 1970, looks over her right shoulder with a girl standing in front of her with her back to the photographer during the Miss America Preliminary Contest, Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri. She wears a crown, gold dangle earrings, a corsage, a pink, sleeveless evening gown with baubles around the collar and over the shoulders., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label below photograph, "Linda Edds, Miss Kansas."
Linda Knoll during the evening gown portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Linda Knoll wears a sleeveless, bateau neckline evening gown of a denim blue neckline that extends down the sides and back of the dress and then a powder blue front panel, white gloves that extend above the elbows, and a navy blue sash with gold lettering during the evening gown portion of the Miss America Preliminary Contest, Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label below the photograph, "Linda Knoll 500 Poplar Drive."
Linda Knoll during the swimsuit portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Linda Knoll wears a black one-piece swimsuit with a v-neck and a navy blue sash with gold lettering during the swimsuit portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label below right of the photograph, "Linda."
Linda Knoll during the talent portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Linda Knoll, from her right side, wears a leotard with blue sequins as she spreads her fingers wide, hands facing towards each other, with her elbows bent and her left foot raised behind her as if dancing or running during the talent portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label upper right of photograph, "Linda."
Master of Ceremonies, Jim Pritchett, and Miss Missouri, Marcia Mossbarger, during the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Marcia Mossbarger, Miss Missouri 1970, stands to the left of the Jim Pritchett, Master of Ceremonies, during the Miss America Preliminary Contest, Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Marcia wears a double-breasted red mini rain coat over a black, long-sleeved shirt and a black and white headscarf. She folds her hands together at her waist as she smiles toward the photographer. Jim wears a blue suit jacket over a denim-blue shirt and a apricot and gray striped tie and gray pants. He holds a microphone in his right hand and a piece of paper is visible behind his back., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label bottom left of photograph, "Jim Pritchett and Miss Missouri."
Miss American, Pam Eldred, and Miss Kansas, Linda Edds, interact with the audience during the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Pam Eldred, Miss America 1970, and Linda Edds, Miss Kansas 1970, sit among the audience speaking with a gentleman seated behind them and Linda is signing her autograph during the Miss America Preliminary Contest, Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri. They bother wear crowns, dangle earrings, corsages, and white gloves that extend above the elbows. Pam wears an evening gown of blue with baubles around the neckline and Linda wears an evening gown of pink with baubles around the collar and back., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label below photograph, "Miss America & Miss Kansas." Typed label above the photograph, "Pam Eldred outgoing Miss America."
Virginia Harrison during the evening gown portion Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Virginia Harrison wears a light pink, sleeveless v-neck evening gown with a light pink satin bow placed at center of the empire waistline, white gloves that extend above the elbows, and a navy blue sash with gold lettering during the Miss America Preliminary Contest, Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Linda Knoll is visible behind Virginia at the back of the stage., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label below the photograph, "Virginia Harrison 4 N.W. 72."
Virginia Harrison during the swimsuit portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Virginia Harrison wears a purple swimsuit with a v-neck and white buttons in the center of the bodice and a navy blue sash with gold lettering during the swimsuit portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Linda Knoll can be seen at the back of the stage behind Virginia., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label to the left of the photograph, "Virginia."
Virginia Harrison during the talent portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant
Contestant Virginia Harrison holds her right arm straight to the right of her body and her left hand on her left hip as she possibly sings into a microphone wearing a white, wide-brimmed hat, a long, doubled white pearl necklace, a matching mini-skirt and long-sleeved blouse of apricot with yellow and red flowers with green leaves in the center of deep blue diamonds during the talent portion of the Miss America Preliminary Pageant at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri., September 19, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2. Typed label to the left of the photograph, "Virginia."