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Contestant 17, Sandi Byrd, during the Miss Boating 1981 contest
During the Miss Boating 1981 contest, contestant 17, Sandi Byrd, wears a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit with a bow over the left hip, earrings, a necklace, a wrist watch, and clear plastic shoes with red bows over the toes. She holds her contestant number card in her right hand down by her side. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Contestant 17, Sandi Byrd, stands backstage as contestant 9, Melanie Derr, is in the foreground wearing a swimsuit during the Miss Boating 1981 contest
Contestant 17, Sandi Byrd, stands at the back of the stage wearing a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit with a bow over the left hip, earrings, a necklace, a wrist watch, and clear plastic shoes with red bows over the toes during the Miss Boating 1981 contest. She holds her contestant number card mid-waist in her right hand. In the foreground, contestant 9, Melanie Derr, wears a pink, white and purple square-necked swimsuit of which the stripes outline the neckline and the bodice is a raspberry color, a gold chain necklace, and a ring. She holds her contestant card low with both hands. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Contestant 17, Sandi Byrd, wears a swimsuit during the Miss Boating 1981 contest
Contestant 17, Sandi Byrd, wears a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit with a bow over the left hip, earrings, a necklace, a wrist watch, and clear plastic shoes with red bows over the toes during the Miss Boating 1981 contest. She holds her contestant number card in her right hand down by her right thigh. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Contestant 9, Melanie Derr, contestant 22, and contestant 17, Sandi Byrd stand on stage together wearing swimsuits during the Miss Boating 1981 contest
Contestant 9, Melanie Derr, wears pink, white and purple square-necked swimsuit of which the stripes outline the neckline and the bodice is a raspberry color, a gold chain necklace, and a ring during the Miss Boating 1981 contest. To her left, contestant 22 wears a black, one-piece swimsuit with one spaghetti strap attached to the center of the bodice, black and white horizontal stripes across the bodice, and black pumps. Farthest to the right, contestant 17, Sandi Byrd, wears a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit with a bow over the left hip, earrings, a necklace, a wrist watch, and clear plastic shoes with red bows over the toes. They hold their contestant number cards mid-waist in their right hands. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Contestants 1 through 20 during the 1980 K.C. Boat & Sport show
Contestants one through twenty stand in two lines, the front line on a step, the back line on a stage during the Miss Boat Show contest on stage in front of silver lamé drapes at Patricia Stevens studio for the K.C. Boat, Sports, & Travel Show in Kansas City, Missouri. They all wear one-piece swimsuits and have their contestant numbers written on a circular patch attached to their lower left hip. Sandi Byrd, eventual first runner up, is farthest to the left. Above and behind Sandi, Lisa Stilfield, contestant one and the eventual winner stands on the top row. Third from the right on the front row is Suzanne Harness, eventual second runner up., No date; likely January 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 46, Folder 13 - 14.
Contestants 17, 18, 22, and 23 wearing swimsuits during the Miss Boating 1981 contest
Contestants 17, Sandi Byrd, 18, 22, and 23 during the Miss Boating 1981 contest. All wears one-piece swimsuits. Farthest to the left, contestant 17, Sandi Byrd, looks at the floor as she wears a red, v-neck swimsuit with a bow over the left hip, earrings, a necklace, a wrist watch, and clear plastic shoes with red heels. To her left, contestant 18 wears a blue swimsuit with spaghetti straps and drawstrings on the hips that gather the sides of the swimsuit, a gold chain necklace, and taupe open-toes shoes. To her left, contestant 22 wears a black swimsuit with one spaghetti strap attached to the center of the bodice, black and white horizontal stripes across the bodice, and black pumps. Farthest to the right, contestant 23 looks at the floor as she wears a Kelly green swimsuit with a wide, white, vertical stripe down each side and a spaghetti strap around her neck, a gold chain necklace, and cream colored heels. All contestants hold their contestant number card in their right hands by their right hips. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Contestants 22 and 17, Sandi Byrd, wear swimsuits during the Miss Boating 1981 contest
Contestant 17, Sandi Byrd, stands at the back of the stage wearing a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit with a bow over the left hip, earrings, a wrist watch, and clear plastic shoes with red bows over the toes. In the foreground, contestant 22 wears a black, one-piece swimsuit with one spaghetti strap attached to the center of the bodice, black and white horizontal stripes across the bodice during the Miss Boating 1981 contest. She holds her contestant number card mid-waist in her right hand. Silver lamé drapes are behind them. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Contestants 5, 7, 9, Melanie Derr, and 17, Sandi Byrd stand on stage wearing swimsuits during the Miss Boating 1981 contest
Contestants, 5, 7, 9, Melanie Derr, and 17, Sandi Byrd, stand on stage during the Miss Boating 1981 contest. Farthest to the left, contestant 5 wears a purple, one-piece, scoop-neck swimsuit, a gold chain necklace, and pumps. To her left, contestant 7 wears a one-piece strapless swimsuit with teal side-panels and floral center, and also a gold chain necklace. To her left, contestant 9, Melanie Derr, is caught with her eyes closed as she wears pink, white and purple square-necked swimsuit of which the stripes outline the neckline and the bodice is a raspberry color, a gold chain necklace, and a ring. Farthest to the right, contestant 17, Sandi Byrd, wears a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit with a bow over the left hip, earrings, and a wrist watch. They hold their contestant number cards mid-waist in their right hands. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Flo Stevens and Miss Boating 1981, Sandi Byrd
Sandi Byrd, Miss Boating 1981, wears a tiara, gold earrings, a necklace, a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit, and clear, open-toed shoes with red bows across the toes as she stand to the right of Flo Stevens. Flo wears a deep blue dress with 3/4 sleeves and taupe, open-toed shoes. Silver lamé drapes are behind them. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Franz Buddenberg and Miss Boating 1981, Sandi Byrd
Franz Buddenberg, boat show board member, representing Beacon Marine in Independence, Missouri, wears a brown sports jacket, a brown, black, and cream striped necktie, and dark brown pants as he stands to the right of Miss Boating 1981, Sandi Byrd. Sandi wears a tiara, a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit with a bow on the left hip, earrings, a necklace, and a wrist watch as she holds a bouquet of yellow roses, greenery, and yellow ribbons on her right arm. Silver lamé drapes are behind them. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Franz Buddenberg places a tiara on Sandi Byrd's head during the Miss Boating 1981 contest
Franz Buddenberg, from his right side wearing a brown sport coat, dark brown pants, and taupe shoes, places likely a tiara on contestant 17, Sandi Byrd, during the Miss Boating 1981 contest. She wears a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit with a bow over the left hip, earrings, a necklace, a wrist watch, and clear plastic shoes with red bows over the toes and red heels. She holds a bouquet of yellow roses, greenery, and yellow ribbon on her right arm. Silver lamé drapes are behind them. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Miss Boating 1981, Sandi Byrd
Sandi Byrd, Miss Boating 1981, wears a tiara, a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit, earrings, a necklace, and clear plastic shoes with red bows over the toes as she holds a bouquet of yellow roses, greenery, and yellow ribbons on her right arm. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Miss Boating 1981, Sandi Byrd, and the runners up
A headshot of Miss Boat Show, Sandi Byrd, and her court as she smiles and wears a tiara, a red swimsuit, earrings and a necklace while sitting between the runners-up. The runner up to her right wears a black and white horizontal striped swimsuit with a spaghetti strap attached to the middle of the bodice and going up around her neck and gold hoop earrings. The runner up to her left, Melanie Derr, wears a pink, white and purple square-necked swimsuit of which the stripes outline the neckline and the bodice is a raspberry color and a gold chain necklace. They all hold a bouquet of yellow flowers, greenery, and yellow ribbon. Silver lamé drapes are behind them. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Miss Boating 1981, Sandi Byrd, and the runners up
Miss Boat Show, Sandi Byrd, smiles as she wears a tiara, a red swimsuit, earrings and a necklace while sitting between the runners-up. The runner up to her right wears a black and white horizontal striped swimsuit with a spaghetti strap attached to the middle of the bodice and going up around her neck. The runner up to her left, Melanie Derr, wears a pink, white and purple square-necked swimsuit of which the stripes outline the neckline and the bodice is a raspberry color. All three women hold bouquets of yellow roses and greenery. Silver lamé drapes are behind them. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Miss Boating 1981, Sandi Byrd, looking over her right shoulder
Miss Boating 1981, Sandi Byrd, wearing a tiara, looks over her right shoulder and she smiles. The red strap of her swimsuit is visible around her neck. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Miss Boating 1981, Sandi Byrd, smiles directly at the photographer
In a headshot of Miss Boating 1981, Sandi Byrd, she smiles directly at the photographer. She wears a red, v-neck swimsuit, a tiara, gold earrings, and a necklace. A yellow rose is visible in the bottom left corner of the photograph. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Renee Ruch and the runners up for the RV and Outdoor Fun Show
Miss Recreation Vehicle and Outdoor Fun Show, Renee Ruch, wears a tiara, short-sleeved polo shirt, shorts, and sandals as she holds a bouquet of red roses and greenery as she stands in front of silver lamé drapes with the runners-up on either side of her. The runner up to her right, possibly Sandi Byrd, wears a shiny light blue tank top and shorts as well as sandals. The runner up to her left wears a red and white striped short-sleeved polo shirt and white shorts with sandals., February 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2
Sandi Byrd and two runners up for the K.C. Boat and Sporting Show
Miss Boat Show, Sandi Byrd, smiles as she wears a tiara, a red swimsuit, earrings and a necklace while sitting between the runners-up. The runner up to her right wears a black and white horizontal striped swimsuit with a spaghetti strap attached to the middle of the bodice and going up around her neck. The runner up to her left, possibly Melanie Derr, wears a pink, white and purple square-necked swimsuit of which the stripes outline the neckline and the bodice is a raspberry color. All three women hold bouquets of yellow roses and greenery., 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2
Sandi Byrd holding yellow roses
Miss Boat Show, Sandi Byrd, smiles as she wears a tiara, a red swimsuit, earrings and a necklace while she holds a bouquet of yellow roses and greenery., 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 1 - 2
Sandi Byrd laughs during the Miss Boating 1981 contest
Sandi Byrd laughs as an unidentified woman in a black suit with her back to the photographer walks toward her during the Miss Boating 1981 contest. Sandi wears a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit with a bow over the left hip, earrings, a necklace, and a wrist watch. She holds a bouquet of yellow roses, greenery, and yellow ribbon with her right arm. She holds her contestant number card in her right hand. To her left, contestant 22 holds her contestant number card just under her face as she wears a black, one-piece swimsuit with one spaghetti strap attached to the center of the bodice, black and white horizontal stripes across the bodice, and black pumps. Silver lamé drapes are behind them. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Sandi Byrd, Miss Boating 1981, from the waist up
In a photograph of Miss Boating 1981 from the waist up, Sandi Byrd smiles directly at the photographer. She wears a tiara, gold earrings, and a necklace with four gems. The red, v-neck swimsuit straps continue around the neck. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. She holds a bouquet of yellow roses, greenery, and yellow ribbon in her on her right arm. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Sandi Byrd, Miss Boating 1981, stands with her runners up
Miss Boat Show, Sandi Byrd, smiles as she wears a tiara, a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit, earrings, a necklace, and clear plastic shoes with red bows across the toes while standing between the runners-up. The runner up to her right wears a black, one-piece swimsuit with black and white horizontal stripes across the bodice front with a spaghetti strap attached to the middle of the bodice and going up around her neck. She wears earrings and black pumps. The runner up to her left, Melanie Derr, wears a pink, white and purple square-necked, one-piece swimsuit of which the stripes outline the neckline and the bodice is a raspberry color. All three women hold bouquets of yellow roses, greenery, and yellow ribbon. Silver lamé drapes are behind them. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Sandi Byrd, contestant 10, wears a red one-piece swimsuit during the 1980 K.C. Boat & Sport show
Sandi Byrd, contestant 10 and eventual 1st runner up, wears a one-piece red swimsuit with a bow on the left hip, a gold chain necklace, a gold wrist watch, and tan sandals during the Miss Boat Show contest on stage in front of silver lamé drapes at Patricia Stevens studio for the K.C. Boat, Sports, & Travel Show in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely January 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 46, Folder 13 - 14.
Sandi Byrd, contestant 17, scrunches her face during the Miss Boating 1981 contest
Sandi Byrd, contestant 17, closes her eyes and wrinkles her nose with a big smile during the Miss Boating 1981 contest. She wears a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit with a bow over the left hip, earrings, a necklace, a wrist watch, and clear plastic shoes with red bows over the toes. She holds her contestant number card low in her right hand. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Sandi Byrd, contestant 17, stands in front of contestant 22 wearing swimsuits during the Miss Boating 1981 contest
Contestant 22 holds her contestant number card mid-waist in her right hand as she wears a black, one-piece swimsuit with one spaghetti strap attached to the center of the bodice, black and white horizontal stripes across the bodice, and black pumps as she stands at the back of the stage behind contestant 17, Sandi Byrd. Sandi is wearing a red, one-piece, v-neck swimsuit with a bow over the left hip, earrings, a necklace, and a wrist watch during the Miss Boating 1981 contest. She holds her contestant number card in her right hand. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
back of Miss Boating 1981, Sandi Byrd
Sandi Byrd, Miss Boating 1981, stands with her back to the photographer and looks back at the photographer over her left shoulder as she wears a tiara, earrings, a red one-piece swimsuit, and clear plastic shoes with red heels and bows over the toes. She holds a bouquet of yellow roses, greenery and yellow ribbon. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
headshot of Miss Boating 1981, Sandi Byrd
In a headshot of Miss Boating 1981, Sandi Byrd, she smiles directly at the photographer. She wears a tiara, gold earrings, and a necklace. The red swimsuit straps are around the back of her neck. Silver lamé drapes are behind her. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
headshot of Sandy Byrd, Miss Boating 1981, and her runners up
A headshot of Miss Boat Show, Sandi Byrd, and her court as she smiles and wears a tiara, a red swimsuit, earrings and a necklace while sitting between the runners-up. The runner up to her right wears a black and white horizontal striped swimsuit with a spaghetti strap attached to the middle of the bodice and going up around her neck and gold hoop earrings. Part of her bouquet is visible. The runner up to her left, Melanie Derr, wears a pink, white and purple square-necked swimsuit of which the stripes outline the neckline and the bodice is a raspberry color and a gold chain necklace. Part of her bouquet of yellow flowers is also visible. Silver lamé drapes are behind them. This photograph was taken at the Patricia Stevens studio., No date; likely January 1981, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.

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