Evelyn Lewis competed in the Miss America pageant as Miss Washington in 1922
Stunning photographs taken of beauty pageants show that nothing has changed yet everything is different.
Vintage snaps from the 1920s, 30s and 40s show smiling young women lined up in their bathing suits, standing side on with a jutted hip and one leg stuck forward – or even in the air…
Alma Carroll wearing an Army overseas cap, has answered the beauty draft call here, hoping to be crowned Miss America of National Defense in 1934.
via Vintage Everyday