1920's Beach Beauty Contest Williams family photo
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1920's Beach Beauty Contest

Photo of a typical bathing suit beach competition taken on an unknown beach in 1920. The winners, Elizabeth Margaret Williams and Elizabeth Roache are holding their (rather impressive) trophies. I can't tell if Elizabeth was happy about winning or not.

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Bathing beach beauty contest, 1920, Eliz. Margaret Williams, Eliz. Roache
1 negative : glass ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller
  • Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves.
  • Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947.
  • This glass negative might show streaks and other blemishes resulting from a natural deterioration in the original coatings.
  • Temp. note: Batch one.
  • National Photo Company Collection
  • Glass negatives.
National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress)
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1920's Beach Beauty Contest

Elizabeth Jane (Owen) Williams

Born: September 1839
Died: unknown