[Photograph 2012.201.B0418.0011]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "It was "funny" to Mrs. Juanita Finley, 405 SE 28, when Carl Crump, manager of Bishop's asked her to "represent us in the restaurant association bathing beauty contest." It was even funnier to her husband, Bob Finley, a plumber, she said she felt "pretty silly out there with those 16 year old kids," at the picnic Tuesday , and no one was more surprised than the 24 year old mother of three children when when was crowned "queen." Despite plenty of kidding from fellow employees, she was back on ... continued below

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Owen, A. Y. July 30, 1947.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0418.0011]
  • Added Title: Teen-Age 'Queens' Lose Crown To Mother Of 3

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Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "It was "funny" to Mrs. Juanita Finley, 405 SE 28, when Carl Crump, manager of Bishop's asked her to "represent us in the restaurant association bathing beauty contest." It was even funnier to her husband, Bob Finley, a plumber, she said she felt "pretty silly out there with those 16 year old kids," at the picnic Tuesday , and no one was more surprised than the 24 year old mother of three children when when was crowned "queen." Despite plenty of kidding from fellow employees, she was back on the job Wednesday, after a day of glory, in Cinderella fashion--but she was much too busy to dream as this picture proves."

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PublishDate: T-07-30-47

Credit: Oklahoma Times

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  • "Teen-Age 'Queens' Lose Crown To Mother Of 3", Oklahoma Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 07-30-47

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company, the parent company of many prominent Oklahoma newspapers, amassed a significant collection of photographs that span more than a century. The wide variety of photographs accompanied stories in the newspapers.

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  • July 30, 1947

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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  • Dec. 5, 2013, 2:58 p.m.

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Owen, A. Y. [Photograph 2012.201.B0418.0011], photograph, July 30, 1947; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc218985/: accessed December 14, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.