Miss Philadelphia, Pa., Ruth Malcomson

Title

Miss Philadelphia, Pa., Ruth Malcomson

Description

Ruth Malcomson, posing here with some of her awards, was crowned Miss Philadelphia in 1923 and then Miss America in 1924. Gilda Cetrullo helped make the dress Malcolmson wore in the 1924 pageant.

Creator

Bain News Service

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Date

c. 1923

Contributor

Janneken Smucker

Files

malcolmson.jpg


Citation

Bain News Service, “Miss Philadelphia, Pa., Ruth Malcomson,” Philly Immigration, accessed June 17, 2019, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/787.