Women Participate in A Beauty Pageant Ca. 1950Unknown - 1950
Women's beauty pageants gained mainstream acceptance in the 1940s, when, during World War II, beauty queens were used to promote the sale of war bonds. While beauty pageants contestants do parade around the stage wearing swimwear, most pageants stress moral behavior and include competitions where contestants are judged on their artistic talents.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , 
Copyright Date: ©1950
Characteristics: video file,rda 1 online resource (1 video file (2 min., 10 sec.)) : sound