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Beauty pageant contestants at a 1967 car show
Beauty pageant contestants standing in a row on stage wearing sashes and white gloves; at the Ward Parkway Center's 1967 Sport & Import Car Show; all facing the camera and smiling., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten names under each contestant on the photo: Patricia Stevens Jr.; Vicki Goss; Jessie Shields; Donna Hunt; Jan S.; Peg Wellenburg; Cathy Hobard; Jan Ruch; Anne Layton; Linda Wilt; Photographers stamp on verso: Photos by Dee Jay, Dee Jay Enterprises [phone and Overland Park address].
Bridal show models
Eleven Patricia Stevens models in wedding gowns in a row on a makeshift stage during a bridal fashion show; Patricia Stevens (ca. 3 years old) is dressed as a flower girl and is standing with the other models; kneeler is in front of the stage; all holding bridal bouquets., 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo: [arrow pointing to] Patricia -- Bridal Fashion Show, Sherri Bridals - 1953, All Patricia Stevens models; Stamped on verso: Wedding, Bride and Groom Service, 5012 Main Street, Kansas City 12, Mo.
Dancing with Miss Teenage Kansas City and Patricia Stevens
Patricia Stevens and the current Miss Teenage Kansas City both wearing their tiaras dancing with other unidentified men and women; unidentified location., 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Zook Photography, Wilbur K. Zook, 9830 Grandview, Overland Park, Kansas, 66212.
Dancing with Miss Teenage Kansas City and Patricia Stevens
Patricia Stevens and the current Miss Teenage Kansas City both wearing their tiaras dancing with other unidentified men and women in a rough line facing each other., 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Mrs. S-1 #25.
Dancing with Miss Teenage Kansas City and Patricia Stevens
Patricia Stevens and the current Miss Teenage Kansas City both wearing their tiaras dancing with other unidentified men and women; unidentified location., 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Mrs. S-1 #24.
Debbie Bryant's receiving line
Patricia, Melissa, and Flo Stevens greeting Debbie Bryant Wilson in the receiving line at her wedding; the Stevens' all have their backs to the camera; Debbie is wearing her wedding gown and veil and smiling., September, 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo: Patricia Stevens, Debbie, Melissa Stevens, Mrs. Stevens, In receiving line at Debbie's wedding.
Dick Clark congratulating Patricia Stevens on her Miss Teenage Kansas City 1968 win
Newly crowned Miss Teenage Kansas City, Patricia Stevens, sits in a chair and smiles to her right at Dick Clark; Clark is on the right facing left and Stevens is on the left facing right; she is holding a trophy that is engraved with "Miss Teenage Kansas City 1968". A bouquet of roses lies on her lap. She is wearing a crown, an evening gown and long gloves. Dick Clark smiles as he looks down and touches at the bouquet with his right hand. He wears a suit jacket over a shirt with cuff links. (Dick Clark is written in red ink to the left of Dick Clark.), 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 47, Folder 14 - 16.
Dick Clark handing Patricia Stevens her trophy
Newly crowned Miss Teenage Kansas City, Patricia Stevens, being handed a trophy by Dick Clark; Clark is on the left facing right and Stevens is on the right facing left; she is holding a bouquet of roses and wearing her crown, an evening gown and long gloves., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Wilbur Zook, Kansas City.
Easter Parade pageant winners
Anne Layton and Patricia Stevens, winner and runner up of the Easter Parade pageant, standing with open umbrellas in front of the Neptune Fountain on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; both are looking at the camera with one leg held forward; Layton is wearing a hat; both have on white gloves., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: 1967 Easter Parade winners, now beauty queens- Anne Layton- Miss Kansas (Universe) Pat Stevens (Teen Age); typewritten note stuck to verso: Patricia Stevens Kansas City, Missouri, Easter Parade runner-up pictured at right.
Flo Stevens and her daughters
Patricia Stevens, newly crowned Miss Teenage Kansas City, posing for a photo with her mother and sisters Sheila (left) and Melissa (right); Patricia is wearing an evening gown and her crown and holding a bouquet of roses and Flo has her head bent toward Patricia; both Sheila and Melissa have purses and Melissa is also carrying a camera., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Wilbur Zook, Kansas City.
Flo Stevens and her daughters
Patricia Stevens, newly crowned Miss Teenage Kansas City, posing for a photo with her mother and sisters; Sheila (left) is holding Patricia's trophy and Patricia is holding a bouquet of roses and wearing her crown and evening gown; all facing the camera and smiling., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flo Stevens and her daughters
Patricia Stevens, newly crowned Miss Teenage Kansas City, posing for a photo with her mother and sisters; Sheila (left) is holding Patricia's trophy and Patricia is holding a bouquet of roses and wearing her crown and evening gown; all facing the camera and smiling., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flo Stevens and her daughters
Flo Stevens posing with her three daughters: Patricia Stevens; Melissa Stevens; Sheila Stevens; Flo and Sheila are in white dresses and Patricia and Melissa are in dark dresses; all facing the camera and smiling., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flo Stevens with her Auto Queen and other contestants
Flo Stevens standing beside Jan Rush, winner of the Auto "Queen" Contest at the Ward Parkway Center in Kansas City, 1967; beside them are unidentified men and other contestants are seated around them, including Flo Stevens' daughter Patricia Stevens; behind the group can be seen the banner for the event reading in part "Ward Parkway Center 1967 Sport & Impo[rt] Ca[r] S[ho]w" along with the rest of the shopping center., June 15, 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten notes on photo (L-R): Patricia Stevens, Auto dealers, Mrs. Stevens, Jan Rush "Queen" June 15, 1967; Photographer's stamp on verso: Photos by Dee Jay, Dee Jay Enterprises [phone, address] Olathe, Kansas, 66061, C203-4 ; Typewritten note on label affixed to verso: Patricia Stevens Kansas City, Missouri, Ward Parkway Auto "Queen" Contest Patricia pictured at extreme left.
Flo and Patricia Stevens presenting
Flo and Patricia Stevens together at a podium with yellow and black balloons in front of them; the seal of the University of Missouri and be partially seen at the front of the podium; likely at the University of Missouri--Columbia., September 17, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on right hand border of photo: Association of Women Students, for Men and Women Only, Sept 17, 1970, 26814-28.
Flo and Patricia Stevens with the Association of Women Students
Flo Stevens and Patricia Stevens (1st and 2nd from the left) with other members of the Association of Women Students; also with them are two mascots representing a male and female tiger (the female is wearing an apron) and on the wall behind them is the silhouette of the bottom half of a dancing couple; a suitcase and wrapped gift are on the floor to the right of the photo; possibly at the University of Missouri--Columbia., September 17, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on right hand border of photo: Association of Women Students, for Men and Women Only, Sept 17, 1970, 26814-28.
Flo, Melissa, and Patricia Stevens with the Easter Bunny
Melissa Stevens, the Easter Bunny (unidentified person wearing the costume), Flo Stevens, and Patricia Stevens all posing together for a photo outside of the door to the Patricia Stevens Modeling Agency on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; Patricia is wearing a hat; all facing the camera and smiling (Flo is laughing)., April 1, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mounted on Foam Board.
Flo, Patricia, and Melissa Stevens with Miss Personality at the Miss Teenage Kansas City pageant
(L-R) Melissa Stevens, Flo Stevens, unidentified winner of Miss Personality of the Miss Teenage Kansas City 1972 pageant, and Patricia Stevens; Patricia is wearing a tiara and white gloves; Patricia, Melissa and Miss Personality are all in evening gowns and Flo in a mid-length dress; Miss Personality is also wearing white gloves and holding a trophy and bouquet of flowers; all facing the camera and smiling., 1971, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Zook Photography, Wilbur K. Zook, 9830 Grandview, Overland Park, Kansas, 66212.
Flo, Patricia, and Sheila Stevens
Patricia Stevens, newly crowned Miss Teenage Kansas City, posing for a photo with her mother and sister Sheila; Patricia is wearing an evening gown and her crown; Flo is laughing., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flo, Patricia, and Sheila Stevens
Patricia Stevens, seated, posing for a photo with her mother Flo Stevens and younger sister, Sheila; newly crowned as Miss Teenage Kansas City Patricia is wearing her crown and evening gown; Flo is laughing; all are smiling., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flo, Patricia, and Sheila Stevens with newly married Debbie Bryant and Rod Wilson
Flo, Patricia, and Sheila Stevens posing for a photo with newlyweds Debbie Bryant Wilson and Rod Wilson; Flo is laughing; Debbie is wearing her wedding gown and veil and holding a bouquet of flowers while Rod has his tuxedo on and has a hand around Debbie's waist; all facing the camera and smiling., September, 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Wilbur Zook, 2912 West 44th Ave. Kansas City, k 66103.
Flo, Sheila, Patricia, and Melissa Stevens
Flo Stevens in a fur coat and holding a handbag and wearing a hat standing with her daughters Sheila, Patricia, and Melissa; Patricia is holding an open umbrella; standing in a stone and brick courtyard, presumably on the Country Club Plaza somewhere; taken as part of the Easter Parade festivities., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Hot dogs and Dr. Pepper
Patricia Stevens (right) and three other unidentified contestants of the 1967 Miss Teenage America Pageant participating in a slumber party; they are dressed in old fashioned nightgowns and caps and gathered around a steam tray with buns and hot dogs and all are holding bottles of Dr. Pepper; Stevens is putting a hot dog into a bun with a fork., November 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
In a hotel room with the contestants
Patricia Stevens (center) with eight other contestants during a slumber party in a hotel room for the Miss Teenage America Pageant held in Dallas; they are in nightgowns, one has a purse, six standing, three seated, two eating apples, one drinking from a glass bottle of water and another writing something in a notebook; a window with blinds are behind them., November 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Janet Walters, Melissa Stevens, and Patricia Stevens
Janet Walters with Melissa Stevens and Patricia Stevens standing together in a row on stage at the Flower Show 1968; Patricia is wearing a dark colored, sleeveless dress and the others are in light colored dresses., 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten text on photo: Janet Walters, Melissa Stevens, Patricia (Model) Stevens, The Flower Show-1968, sponsored by Park Dept.
Melissa and Patricia Stevens with Bobbi Johnson (Miss Raytown 1964) and runner up
Melissa Stevens, Patricia Stevens, and unidentified woman posing for a photo with Bobbi Johnson, Miss Raytown, 1964; Johnson is seated with her crown and a bouquet of roses in her arms and the others are standing around her; the unidentified woman (likely the runner up) is wearing an evening gown and long white gloves; decorative crowns and stars are on the curtain behind them., 1963, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo and photo border: Miss Raytown 1964; Miss Raytown 1963; Handwritten note on verso: Melissa Stevens, Patricia Stevens, Bobbi Johnson, Miss Raytown. Bobbi Johnson was the name of the Miss Raytown winner in 1963.
Melissa, Flo, Patricia and the Easter Bunny
Melissa, Flo, and Patricia Stevens all posing for a photo with the Easter Bunny (unidentified person in the costume) outside the agency's door during the Easter parade on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; address (in part) on door reads "463[8] J.C. Nichols Pkwy.", No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Melissa, Flo, Patricia and the Easter Bunny
Melissa, Flo, and Patricia Stevens all posing for a photo with the Easter Bunny (unidentified person in the costume) outside the agency's door during the Easter parade on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; address (in part) on door reads "4638 J.C. Nichols Pkwy."; the Easter Bunny has a button of some sort on it's ruff and Patricia is wearing a judge's ribbon., April 19, 1987, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten date on photo: 1988.

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