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1974 Miss Kansas City beauty queen, Madeline Kuppersmith, adjusts the crown of 1975 Miss Kansas City beauty queen, Elizabeth Hill
Miss Kansas City 1975, Elizabeth Hill, wears a tiara and a shining gun metal gray, halter-top dress with a horizontal pin at the base of the collar to form a keyhole in the bodice, as she holds a bouquet of red roses and greenery and a trophy, as Miss Kansas City 1974, Madeline Kuppersmith, adjusts her crown. Madeline wears a three-quarter length bell-sleeved, pink floral evening gown with green leaves with a double row of ruffles around the bottom of the skirt and a ruffle around the collar as well as a crown during the Miss Kansas City pageant held in Pierson Auditorium on the University of Missouri-Kansas City Volker campus in Kansas City, Missouri., March 14, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
1975 Miss Kansas City beauty queen, Elizabeth Hill
Miss Kansas City 1975, Elizabeth Hill stands facing to her left and twists her upper body to the right to smile directly at the photographer during the Miss Kansas City beauty contest at Pierson Auditorium on the Volker campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri. She wears a tiara and a shining gun metal gray, halter-top dress with a horizontal pin at the base of the collar to form a keyhole in the bodice, as she holds a bouquet of red roses and greenery and a trophy., March 14, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 3 - 4
Beauty contest winner
Unidentified beauty contest winner wearing her crown, cape, and holding a bouquet of red roses; seated and looking over to the left of the photo and smiling., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: C and E Photography, 13743 Parker, Grandview, MO, 64030 [phone numbers].
Beauty queen wearing a tiara and steering the sailboat during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show
The K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show beauty queen sits in the stern of a yellow Snark sailboat where a white life buoy with red letters printed around the center has been attached to hang from the boom, and holds the tiller in her left hand as she smiles. She wears a tiara, a one-piece black swimsuit, and sheer dark hosiery during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show, held in Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri., January 26 - February 4, 1973, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 5 - 6
Beauty queen wearing a tiara and steering the sailboat during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show
The K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show beauty queen sits in the stern of a yellow Snark sailboat where a white life buoy with red letters printed around the center has been attached to hang from the boom, and holds the tiller in her left hand. She wears a tiara, a one-piece black swimsuit, and sheer dark hosiery during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show, held in Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri., January 26 - February 4, 1973, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 5 - 6
Beauty queen with a tiara and her bouquet during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show
The K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show beauty queen sits in the stern of a yellow Snark sailboat where a white life buoy with red letters printed around the center has been attached to hang from the boom, and turns and looks slightly to her left as she smiles. She wears a tiara, a one-piece black swimsuit, and sheer dark hosiery. She holds a bouquet of roses in her left arm and places her right hand just below her right bent knee during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show, held in Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. A unidentified arm in in the lower right-hand corner of the photograph., January 26 - February 4, 1973, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 5 - 6
Camper Rama Queen crowning
Crowning of the first Camper Rama Queen at the Ward Parkway Center; winner is wearing an evening gown with long white gloves and a sash with her title; two men are on either side of her, one watching the other place her crown on her head; behind them in a banner reading "Ward Parkway Center 1st annual Camper Rama 68 Apr[il 1968 …] Kansas Ci[ty]"; she's holding one arm in front of her and the other behind her., April 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso partially illegible: [xxx]a Jo Farmer April 19[68] age- [XX]; Photographer's stamp on verso: Photos by Dee Jay, Dee Jay Enterprises [phone number] [Overland Park address] C633-2 ; Sticker on verso: Patricia Stevens Model Agency 2000 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64108-1914 [phone number].
Cherry Barker (possibly) and unidentified man
Snapshot of a beauty queen (possibly Cherry Barker, Missouri State Fair Queen) in yellow shorts and a yellow blouse with her tiara and a sash reading "1971 Queen Missouri State" together with an unidentified man in a suit; both looking at one another and they have their arms around each others' waists; they're standing in front of a bus with a painted logo, the only part visible reads "Show"., No date; likely 1971, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Contestant (32) receives her tiara from the emcee during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show
Miss Boating contestants (6) (32), and (33), stand in front of a small yellow sailboat and smile as a man, possibly the emcee, puts a tiara on contestant (32) in the center of the group during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show held in the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. Contestant (6) is turned to her left to face the queen, wearing a lime green bikini. To her left, contestant (32) looks up grinning as she wears a tiara, a red and white gingham one-piece swimsuit that has white piping outlining the bodice. She holds a bouquet and her contestant card in both hands and arms. The emcee is face and most of his body is mostly obscured by the queen but his arms reaching up with the tiara to the top of contestant (32)'s head can be seen. Farthest to the right, contestant (33) looks to her left smiling at the queen's tiara as she wears a slate, turquoise, green and deep pink geometric design one-piece swimsuit, January 31-February 9, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 5 - 6
Contestant (32), looks down at a pair of hands during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show
Miss Boating contestant (32), the 1975 Boating Queen, looks down at a pair of hands in the lower right-hand corner of the photographer that are holding papers during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show held in the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. She wears a tiara and a red and white gingham one-piece swimsuit with white piping outlining the bodice as she holds a bouquet with both hands and arms., January 31-February 9, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 5 - 6
Contestant (32), the 1975 Boating Queen, faces the photographer while holding a bouquet during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show
Miss Boating contestant (32), the 1975 Boating Queen, stands beside the stern of a small yellow sailboat holding a bouquet during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show held in the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. She wears a tiara, a one-piece red and white gingham swimsuit and white pumps., January 31-February 9, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 5 - 6
Contestant (32), the 1975 Boating Queen, from her left side during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show
Miss Boating contestant (32), the Miss Boating Queen, from her left side as she stands in front of a small yellow sailboat during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show held in the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. She wears a tiara and a red and white gingham swimsuit with white piping outlining the bodice. She holds a bouquet with a large pink bow in her arms., January 31-February 9, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 5 - 6
Contestant (32), the 1975 Boating Queen, looks to her right while holding a bouquet during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show
Miss Boating contestant (32), the 1975 Boating Queen, looks to her right while standing by a small yellow sailboat and holding a bouquet during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show held in the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. She wears a tiara, a red and white gingham one-piece swimsuit, and white pumps., January 31-February 9, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 5 - 6
Contestant 35 and the beauty queen during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show
Contestant 35, wearing a one-piece black, white, and tan one-piece swimsuit that zips up the front and white pump shoes, holds her contestant card her right hand down by her right hip as she stands to the right of the beauty queen during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show, held in Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Master of Ceremonies, wearing a navy blue suit jacket, gray pants, and black oxford shoes, has his back to the photographer as he places the crown on the beauty queen's head. The beauty queen in the center, smiles as she wears a black one-piece swimsuit with dark, sheer hosiery and black sandals. She holds a bouquet of roses in her arms. A third contestant is mostly obscured behind the master of ceremonies. They all stand in front of a yellow Snark sailboat., January 26 - February 4, 1973, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 5 - 6
Contestant 6, 32, and 33 with possibly the emcee during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show
Miss Boating contestants 6, 32, and 33 stand with possibly the emcee in front of a small yellow sailboat during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show held in the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. Contestant 6, farthest to the left, wears a lime green bikini and holds her contestant card in her right hand by her right thigh. To her left, contestant 32 wears a tiara, a red and white gingham one-piece swimsuit with white piping outlining the bodice and she holds a bouquet and her contestant card in the center of her body. To her left, a man, possibly the emcee, wears a blue leisure suit type jacket sewn with gold thread and navy blue pants with matching belt. To his left, contestant 33 looks to her right at the queen while wearing a slate, turquoise, green and deep pink geometric design one-piece swimsuit and white pumps., January 31-February 9, 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 5 - 6
Contestants 37, 39 and 40 watch as the beauty queen gets crowned during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show
The K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show beauty queen closes her eyes while she's being crowned by the master of ceremonies during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show, held in Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. The master of ceremonies stands with his back to the photographer as he reaches up with both hands to place the crown on the queen's head. He wears a blue jacket and gray pants with black oxford shoes. The queen wears a black one-piece swimsuit, dark sheer hosiery and black sandals as she holds a bouquet of roses. Contestants 39 and 40 are standing to the queen's right. Contestant 39 wears a white one-piece swimsuit and white pump shoes. Contestant 40 wears a brown one-piece swimsuit and also wears white pump shoes. Contestant 37 is mostly out of the photograph on the left side. The contestants stand in front of a yellow Snark sailboat., January 26 - February 4, 1973, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 5 - 6
Contestants 47, 65, 68, 41, and 32 during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show
Miss Boat Show beauty queen, contestant 47, stands in front of four other finalists wearing a tiara and holding a bouquet of flowers during K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show, held in the Little Theater of the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. She wears a navy blue one-piece swimsuit and white pumps. Behind her, contestant 65, Pam White, is farthest to the left. She wears an olive green one-piece swimsuit with a white and mustard green "V" inset at the waist and white pumps. To her left, contestant 68, Susan Morris, stands wearing a red one-piece swimsuit with a wide black belt around her waist and white pumps. She holds her contestant card under her left arm. To her left, contestant 41 wears a white one-piece swimsuit and white pumps. She holds her contestant card behind her right leg. To her left, contestant 32 wears a one-piece swimsuit that is golden yellow from the neck to the drop waist waistline. A red stripe runs around the waistline with two gold buttons about 4 inches apart. The bottom of the swimsuit are tiny horizontal black and yellow stripes. She wears brown sandals and holds her contestant card behind her right leg., January 9, 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 5 - 6. Typed label below photograph, "Kansas City 1970 Boat and Sports Show Competition Held January 9th 1970 in the Little Theater At the Municipal Auditorium."
Crowning the beauty queen during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show
The master of ceremonies, from his left side and holding a tiara in his right hand, stands with his right arm held above the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show beauty queen's head to place the crown on her head. She stands between to other contestants. The master of ceremonies wears a navy blue blazer, gray pants, and black oxford shoes. The beauty contestant visible under his right arm and to the left of the queen, is wearing a white one-piece swimsuit with white pump shoes. Contestant 35 to the queen's right is wearing a one-piece black, white, and tan one-piece swimsuit that zips up the front and white pump shoes. The queen holds a bouquet of roses in her arms as she wears a black one-piece swimsuit, dark sheer hosiery, and black sandals during the K.C. Boat, Sports & Travel Show, held in Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. Contestant 27's contestant number card is visible on the left-side of the photograph., January 26 - February 4, 1973, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Located with Scrapbooks in Box 48, Folder 5 - 6
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 Pepsi ad
Pepsi-Cola ad featuring a full length portrait of Debbie Bryant, Miss America 1966 wearing an evening dress, tiara, long gloves, and train; facing the camera and smiling; reproduced signature on the photo reads "Best wishes! Debbie Bryant Miss American 1966"., 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Debbie Bryant and her cloak at the Miss America Pageant
Debbie Bryant, Miss America 1966, backstage wearing a lacey cloak with fur trim and her tiara; looking to the right of the photo., 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo border: Miss America Pageant 1966; Candid Camera Inc. photo; Photographer's stamp on verso: Candid Camera of Atlantic City, Inc. portrait and commercial photography [Atlantic City address and phone] Ben Korslund, Maurice Maymon.
Debbie Bryant on stage at the Miss America pageant
Debbie Bryant, Miss America 1966, walking on stage in an evening gown and wearing her tiara and looking to the left of the photo with one hand raised to wave to someone; two unidentified women, also in evening gowns and wearing long white gloves, one carrying a trophy, are walking behind her; some members of the audience can be seen to the right., 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Text on photo: Miss America Pageant 1966, Candid Camera Inc. Photo; Photographer's stamp on verso: Candid Camera of Atlantic City Inc. Portrait and Commercial Photography, [Atlantic City address and phone] Ben Korslund, Maurice Maymon.
Debbie Bryant seated before her fans
Debbie Bryant at a Miss America Congratulations event seated on a sofa in front of a large group of fans smiling up at her; several unidentified men are behind and to the side of her; wearing long white gloves, evening gown, and her crown; a banner to the right reads in part "Congratulations"; unknown location., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Debbie Bryant surrounded by admirers
Debbie Bryant, surrounded by admirers at the Miss Kansas Finals; she's wearing a tiara and evening gown and looking to the left of the photo; four unidentified men can be seen at the edges of the group of women., 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Freund Studio portraits, commercials, Pratt, Kansas.
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.
Elizabeth Hill, Miss Kansas City 1975, from her left side
Miss Kansas City 1975, Elizabeth Hill stands with her left side to the photographer on stage grinning toward the audience as she holds a bouquet of red roses and greenery in her right arm and a trophy in her left hand. Elizabeth wears a tiara and a shining gun metal gray, halter-top dress with a horizontal pin at the base of the collar to form a keyhole in the bodice. A few orchestra players can be seen seated behind Elizabeth and the stage. The contest was held in Pierson Auditorium on the Volker campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City., March 14, 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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