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"Dances to Victory, States Mates Winner Chosen," January 1966

The article in the school newspaper announced the winner of the Mrs. NC State 1966 title.

"Mrs. NC State To Be Chosen Monday Night," ca. 1964

This newspaper article announced the date and time for the Mrs. NC State contest.

"Report on Mrs. North Carolina State Contest," January 1964

This report outlined the 1964 Mrs. NC State contest and included the application to enter, a list of sponsors and donors, information about the contestants, the judges, and the attendance numbers for each night.

The six finalists in the Mrs. NC State pageant, January 11, 1965

This photograph is of the 6 finalists from the 1965 Mrs. NC State pageant.

Mrs. Betty Marcum getting crowned, January 11, 1965

This photograph shows the winner of the 1965 Mrs. NC State pageant, Mrs. Betty Marcum, getting crowned by her husband, John Marcum.

Mrs. NC State, 1964

The photograph was taken of four of the finalists in the 1964 Mrs. NC State pageant.

Linda Edwards twirling fire, n. d.

This undated photograph is of Linda Edwards performing a baton routine. It is unclear whether this talent was performed at a talent show or at the Mrs. NC State beauty pageant.

Elaine Watkins demonstrating convertible outfit, n. d.

"Mrs. ____ Watkins (Elaine) goes through unique sewing talent of converting basic dress into work ensemble, and cocktail dress." (Description taken from reverse of photo)

Gloria Wallace practicing for bathing suit presentation, n. d.

This undated photograph shows Gloria Wallace practicing modeling a swimsuit. It is unclear whether Wallace was doing this for a fashion show, a talent show, or the Mrs. NC State beauty pageant.

State's Mates in gowns for Mrs. NCS pageant, 1964

This photograph shows all the particpants in the 1964 Mrs. NC State beauty pageant in their evening gowns.