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Beauty contest on Long Island

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Subject:
Vargas, Alberto
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1925
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : sepia ; 25 x 20 cm.
Summary:
Identification on verso (handwritten): You'll never find me in this mob - but I was the only "judge" in this beauty contest in Long Island, New York, it was my "first" (in the 1920's).
Photograph shows a large group of men and women in swimsuits, watching a line of women as they follow one another up the steps of a raised platform where a group of men in suits and hats are standing.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12255
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Alberto Vargas papers, 1914-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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