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Winged Victory (1944)

Jo-Carroll Dennison, Miss America 1942, played "Dorothy Ross" in "Winged Victory" (1944).

Original Caption: "SHE CAN SING, TOO - Even in wartime, that lucky little group of fellows got together in Atlantic City last month, looked over America's lovliest gals, and chose Jo Carroll Dennison, a flashing-eyed beauty from Tyler, Texas, as Miss America 1942. The judges said they also like Jo's rendition of "Deep in the Heart of Texas." Frances Burke, Miss America 1940, does the crowning." (CBI Roundup, Vol. I, No. 7, Delhi, Thursday, October 29, 1942)

Muss America 1947, Barbara Jo Walker, (Tennessee). She was the last Miss America to be crowned in a swimsuit.

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Miss America 1938 winner

Miss America, Mary Katherine Campbell, with Miss Philippines. (The picture says Miss America 1924, but she was Miss America in 1922 and 1923.)