Contestants of the 1956 Miss Kingsport-Miss Sullivan County Pageant surround Miss America 1956, Sharon Kay Ritchie (striped dress). Sitting, left to right, around Miss Ritchie, are Fay Smith, Nancy Stewart Rutherford, Virginia Mullins, Marilyn Guthrie, Barbara Wilder, Michael Moss, and Mary Jo Spradlyn. Standing are Jane Gallaher, Elosie Hensley, and Betty Palmer.
Photographer: Carl Swann
Date Taken: 1956
Collection(s): Carl Swann Collection, 1930-1974
ID#: 1956 Pageant 007
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