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"Mrs. NC State? The Choice Will Be Made Monday Night," January 8, 1965

This article from The News and Observer discusses the upcoming 1965 Mrs. NC State pageant and its contestants.

Mrs. John Marcum, January 13, 1965

This photograph of Betty Marcum, Mrs. NC State for 1965, was originally printed in The Raleigh Times.

"Mrs. NC State Has Poise and Dignity," January 1965

Betsy Brian's article discusses the winner of the 1965 Mrs. NC State beauty pageant, Betty Marcum.

"Report on Mrs. North Carolina State Contest," January 13, 1964

Brenda Whicker's report on the 1964 Mrs. NC State contest demonstrates the amount of effort and planning that went into the annual beauty pageant. The report thanks volunteers for their assistance with various tasks; names the contestants, finalists,…

"Mrs. Miller is Contest[...]

Joe Hill's article (probably from The Technician) discusses not only the winner of the 1967 pageant, Paula Miller, but also the pageant itself. Hill criticizes the pageant for its lack of a swim suit competition, but praises its patriotic sentiment.

"Mrs. NCSU Is Still Another Title for Clayton Native," November 1967

Mary Jo Cashion's article discusses the winner of the 1964 Mrs. NC State beauty pageant, Paula Miller.

"Mrs. NCSU Crowned," November 1968

Mary Porterfield's article in The Technician, discussing the 1968-1969 Mrs. NC State beauty pageant, described the atmosphere of the pageant and the winner, Shirley Trottier, before criticizing the pageant for limiting itself to married women in an…

"Stairway to the Stars," November 16, 1968

This document is the program for the 1968 Mrs. North Carolina State University pageant, "Stairway to the Stars," sponsored by State's Mates.

Instructions for Master of Ceremonies, 1963

This document contains instructions for Mr. Ponton, the Master of Ceremonies at the 1963 Mrs. NC State pageant. It includes hand-written notes and a brief fact sheet on each contestant.

Blank application for Mrs. NC State pageant, 1966

This blank application, initially created for the 1965 Mrs. NC State beauty pageant, was annotated for revisions for the 1966 pageant. It describes the pageant for potential contestants and requests information such as name, employer, occupation,…