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Name KELTZ, Lyla

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Image of 2014.011.046 - Article

2014.011.046 - Article

On June 16, 1949, the ANACORTES AMERICAN published the photos of 11 girls running for Marineers' Pageant Queen, plus a picture of the Pageant president. Top row, l to r: Alice Harvey, Norine Chiabai, Norma Archer, Florence Middle row: Beverly Rosenblatt, Anna Kager, Beverly Leake, Lyla Keltz Bottom row: Ardell Rock, Roberta Sullivan, Rita Bargewell, Harley Sutt

Image of WF 1628 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Royalty candidates

WF 1628 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Royalty candidates

This group of eight young women were probably 1949 Marineers' Pageant Royalty candidates. They are standing on 7th Street between Commercial and Q Avenue near the Eagles' Hall and are tentatively identified, left to right, as: Roberta Sullivan, Ardelle Rock, Beverly Rosenblatt, Florence Adams, Norine Chiabai, Lyla Keltz, Rita Bargewell, and Norma Archer. Also see WF 1628-1631.

Image of WF 1629 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Royalty candidates

WF 1629 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Royalty candidates

This group of eight young women were probably 1949 Marineers' Pageant Royalty candidates. They are standing on 7th Street between Commercial and Q Avenue near the Eagles' Hall and are tentatively identified, left to right, as: Roberta Sullivan, Ardelle Rock, Beverly Rosenblatt, Florence Adams, Norine Chiabai, Lyla Keltz, Rita Bargewell, and Norma Archer. Also see WF 1628-1631.

Image of WF 1630 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Royalty candidates

WF 1630 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Royalty candidates

This group of eight young women were probably 1949 Marineers' Pageant Royalty candidates. They are standing on 7th Street between Commercial and Q Avenue near the Eagles' Hall with two men and are tentatively identified, left to right, as: Ardelle Rock, Rita Bargewell, Roberta Sullivan, Florence Adams, Norine Chiabai, Lyla Keltz (hidden), Norma Archer, and Beverly Rosenblatt. Also see WF 1628-1631.

Image of WF 1631 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Royalty candidates

WF 1631 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Royalty candidates

This group of eight young women were probably 1949 Marineers' Pageant Royalty candidates. They are standing on 7th Street between Commercial and Q Avenue near the Eagles' Hall with two men and are tentatively identified, left to right, as: Ardelle Rock, Rita Bargewell, Roberta Sullivan, Florence Adams, Norine Chiabai, Lyla Keltz, Norma Archer, and Beverly Rosenblatt. Also see WF 1628-1631.

Image of WF 1633 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Royalty

WF 1633 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Royalty

This image is of the 1949 Marineers' Pageant Royalty, attendants, and contestants being escorted onto War Memorial Field by sailors. Queen Norine Chiabai, wearing the cape, is at the rear with the young children serving as her attendants. In front of her are Princesses Roberta Sullivan and Ardelle Rock. Eight other young women stand in front of them, among them, Florence Adams, Rita Bargewell, Lyla Keltz, and Beverly Leake. See WF 3662 for another view of Chiabai wearing her cape, and WF 0326, 0327 for views following her win as Miss Washington. For a close-up view of the royalty, see WF 0350.

Image of WF 1636 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Royalty - Queen Norine Chiabai

WF 1636 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Royalty - Queen Norine Chiabai

This image is of 1949 Marineers' Pageant Queen Norine Chiabai on the stage at War Memorial Field for her coronation with her court of nine other young women. See WF 3662 for another view of Chiabai wearing her cape, and WF 0326, 0327 for views following her win as Miss Washington.

Image of WF 1637 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Parade - Royalty float

WF 1637 - 1949 Marineer Pageant Parade - Royalty float

This image is of the 1949 Marineers' Pageant royalty float carrying Queen Norine Chiabai and Princesses Roberta Sullivan, Ardelle Rock, Florence Adams, Rita Bargewell, Lyla Keltz,and Beverly Leake. The float is decorated with a maritime motif of anchor and lighthouse and is passing South Side Texaco Service station at 18th and Commercial. The station was listed here in the 1948 and 1954 city directories, but was gone by 1962. 18,000 people attended this rainy parade according to the 7-28-1949 ANACORTES AMERICAN.