Image description: Assorted photographs of contestants from the Miss America pageant.
(1) is Miss America contestants at Broad Street station prior to their departure for Atlantic City in September 1941; (2) is contestants posed at an unknown location in Center City Philadelphia on September 6, 1942 (notice the steeple of City Hall visible in the background).
From original image caption: "Forty-two regional beauty contest winners board the "Shore Queen" at Broad Street Station, en route to Atlantic City, after a brief visit here. Favorite for the 1941 crown is Rosemary La Planche (Miss California), who was runner-up last year. She's the blonde in the plaid suit in center foreground. Miss Philadelphia (Carrie de Ludo) somehow got left out of the picture--but that's Philadelphia for you, isn't it?"