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[Photograph 2012.201.B0303.0135]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Denton Miss Okla., sings as her talent offering in second preliminary round of talent division competition in Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. tonight."
Date: September 7, 1967
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0121.0649]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "These six beauties are preliminary winners in competition for the title of Miss America, and are given a better-than-average chance of moving up among the 10 finalists from which the most beautiful beauty will be chosen."
Date: 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0121.0637]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Four beauties, preliminary winners thus far in Miss America Pageant, pose together after last night's competition picked Miss Oklahoma, Ann Campbell, right, as swim suit winner, and Miss Florida, Sandra Wirth , second from right, as talent winner with her baton twirling."
Date: September 9, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0113.0387]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Nineteen-year-old Deborah Bryant, the new Miss America, raises a glass of orange juice in a toast for cameramen at a breakfast Sunday in Atlantic City."
Date: 1965
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0121.0634]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Happy smiles wreath the faces of Ann Campbell Oklahoma City, right, and Sandra Wirth of Florida after their victories in preliminaries at the Miss America contest."
Date: 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0121.0641]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The new Miss America, Sharon Kay Ritchie, of Colorado, in center, is flanked by her court -- runnersup in the annual pageant at which Miss America of 1956 was crowned tonight."
Date: September 10, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0121.0644]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Displaying their figures in swim suits at the Miss America pageant are the ten finalists from whom Miss America of 1956 will be chosen tonight."
Date: September 10, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0121.0642]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "One of them will be miss America Atlantic City, N.J. In three days of talent and bathing suit competition, these six Miss America Beauties excelled."
Date: September 9, 1955
Creator: Gottlieb, Sonnee
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0076.0281]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Aided by the beaming presence of Miss Atlantic City-Wanda Sullivan and Mayor Joseph Altman presents a key to the city to Lester Baston"
Date: February 25, 1949
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0113.0392]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The new Miss America, Miss Kansas, Deborah Bryant, is crowned by the retiring Miss America, Vonda May Van Dyke, At the annual pageant in Atlantic City, N. J., tonight."
Date: September 11, 1965
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0113.0388]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Deborah Bryant, 19 . . . fairest of the fair ATLANTIC CITY N. J. - Deborah Bryant, a 19-year-old Kansas cutie who wants to become a pediatrician, was selected Miss America of 1966 Saturday night."
Date: September 11, 1965
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0077.0077]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A recent migrant from rural North Carolina to Atlantic City, N J., get acquainted with a bathtub, an object he did not know back home"
Date: September 16, 1971
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0420]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A contestant in the Miss America Pageant said Friday that she was shocked to learn that her defense of women's and gay liberation and other comments had resulted in g=her being disavowed by her state sponsor."
Date: September 8, 1973
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0231.0530]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Federal housing administrator Albert M. Cole said Tuesday the government will step in if more bankers don't start making home loans to Negros on the "same terms as are available to others."
Date: April 23, 1954
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0228.0370]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Tennessee Gov. Frank G. Clement, here for the national Governors Conference, donned swim trunks and relaxed on Atlantic City's beach today, playing with a tiny dog, before start of the conference."
Date: June 24, 1956
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0303.0134]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Carolyn Denton(left), Miss Okla., and Jane Jayroe, Miss America 1967 and last year's Miss Okla., pose together backstage before start of tonight's second preliminary round of competition in Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, N.J."
Date: September 7, 1967
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0231.0159]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Bessie Cohen, paid $1 to use the locker room and pool of the Ambassador Hotel in 1928 and decided then to some day own the hotel."
Date: November 3, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0121.0650]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Nine contestants seeking the title of Miss America of 1956 line up to display their charms on the Boardwalk at Atlantic City, N. J., Sept. 6th."
Date: September 6, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society