Water Pageant queen and her court

The Water Pageant queen, Clara Walti (in center) and her court. The maids of honor (not in order) are Veda Smith, Frances Richards, Alice Kelly, Rose Silva, Nina Vandervort, Ruby Anderson, Selma Lilly, Ruth Barson, Reba Eckhart, and Adah Bremner. The queen was elected by popular vote though coupons provided in the newspaper and with general admission and box tickets.

Source of information: Notes on back of photo

Sentinel 7/7/1912 p.1 c.1

Surf 7/15/1912 p.1 c.5

booklet from the Pageant
Date: July 20--28, 1912
  • Santa Cruz (City)
  • 1910s
Rights: This photograph/postcard is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.

Restrictions on Use
Identifier: LH-0285


“Water Pageant queen and her court.” July 20--28, 1912. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/9540. Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.