Gladys Knight 1952
Winners, including Gladys Knight, in the annual award of the Original Amateur Hours Left to right: Nancy Cirillo, 16, (second prize), Gladys Knight, 8, (first prize) and Helen Hess, 35, (third prize). Gladys hugs loving cup she won in Original Amateur Hour radio show. She also copped $2000 by singing "Too Young.
Gladys Knight, of course, went on to great fame. Her smile still looks the same!!
Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress
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