Beauty to spare

Beauty to spare
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Title: Beauty to spare

Fourteen young women in one-piece bathing suits standing on covered table in unidentified park. Caption: "BEAUTY TO SPARE: Contestants who failed to 'place' only because number of winners was limited to three, show why the judges' job was a tough one. Left to right are Marilyn Lucas, Frances Martinitis, Rose LaMantia, Pat Kreussling, Sally Striharsky, Lena Baccellieri, Doris Lynch, Frances Orlando, Fran Palmero, Alice Balinchuk, Edith Berry, Stella D'Angelillo, Marie Werner and Marilyn Janiesch. Contest, open to Mays employes, was viewed by more than 1,000 store personnel who made the journey in 18 buses and more than 100 automobiles."

Date: 1954
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Jun. 28, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Department stores
Beauty contestants
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: DEPT 0088