Historic Black and White Photos in Stunning Color - Miss America, 1924 (Image 13 of The styles sure were different back in the roaring twenties. Ruth Malcomson, who ran as Miss Philadelphia in won the Miss America crown over 82 other competitors.
Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of President Abraham Lincoln. Dressed in mourning as was the custom of those days. After willie's death, 1862-63 The white flowers in her bonnet symbolized the death of her son. P.S. Some people of this age are so judgmental at what they do not know !