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There She Is: A History of Miss America

There She Is: A History of Miss America

Accompanies a film that tracks the contest from its inception in 1921 as an exuberant local seaside pageant. The website includes a transcript of the film & learning activities related to history, geography, economics, culture, & civics. The film offers insights into various topics in American history -- the Jazz Age, the Depression, World War II, theBaby Boom, feminist & civil rights activism of the 1960s, the women's liberation movement, & others. (NEH)
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