Miss California Pageant on the Boardwalk bandstand

Unidentified man presenting Miss Catalina with a trophy at the Miss California Pageant on the Boardwalk bandstand. Fred Swanton, founder of the Boardwalk, originated the pageant in 1924 to publicize Santa Cruz. The last Miss California pageant held in Santa Cruz was in 1985.

Source of information: Staff

Article on this Website, see link below.
Date: 1930's
Type: PHOTO
Coverage:
  • Santa Cruz (City)
  • 1930s
Rights: This photograph/postcard is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.

Restrictions on Use
Identifier: LH-0585

Citation

“Miss California Pageant on the Boardwalk bandstand.” 1930's. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/9787. Accessed 20 May 2019.