New York Hemisphere Beauty Pageant
Great Neck, NY: New York Hemisphere Beauty Pageant, . 1st Edition. Quarto, publisher's stapled stiff illustrated paper wraps.
Program for a Long Island and upstate New York beauty pageant for children and teens. Comprises images of each contestant in the Master, Pee Wee, Miss, Preteen, Teen, and Miss categories, with their local sponsorships listed (predominantly family members and small businesses such as beauty salons, car repair shops, fish markets, plumbing and heating enterprises, pizza restaurants, and real estate firms). Winners of the title received a trip to Disney World while those that went on to Nationals had the potential to win prizes such as cars, television sets, furs, photo composites, diamond watches, savings bonds, and six-foot trophies. Strong 70s-era Joyce Carol Oates-country vibes. Illustrated in black-and-white. Light soiling and edgewear. Very good. Item #6828