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Miss America 1937

Miss America 1937
Date September 11, 1937
Presenters King Neptune
Venue Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Entrants 49
Placements 16
Winner Bette Cooper
Bertrand Island, New Jersey

Miss America 1937, the 11th Miss America pageant, was held at the Steel Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 11, 1937.[1] Shortly after being presented as Miss America, the newly crowned 17-year-old winner, Bette Cooper, left Atlantic City and returned home. Once there, she missed scheduled appointments on her first day as Miss America, as well as a theater appearance and a trip to Hollywood. Her father cited illness as the reason.[2] Though not placing in the top five, representatives from different areas of New York captured three of the semi-finalist positions.

Results

Placements

Final results Contestant
Miss America 1937
1st Runner-up
2nd Runner-up
3rd Runner-up (tie)
Top 16

References

  1. ^ United Press (1937-09-12). "17-Year-Old Jersey Blond is Miss America for 1937". Syracuse Herald. p. Two A. 
  2. ^ Associated Press (1937-09-13). "Bette Cooper, Tired and Ill, Leaves Atlantic City with First Boyfriend". Lewiston Daily Sun. p. 13. 

Secondary sources

  • Saulino Osborne, Angela (1995). "Miss Americas and their Courts". Miss America The Dream Lives On. Taylor Publishing Company.  

External links

  • Miss America official website
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