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Name LEAKE, Beverly

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Image of 2003.091.001 - Program

2003.091.001 - Program

Program of Marineers' Pageant, 07/21-24/1949. Front cover is a color photograph of 4 ladies in bathing suits on float. Stamped on front is "Northwest Collection, Property of Skagit Valley College Library", handwriten is "Cities & Towns - Anacortes 09407" "The Greatest Water Show in the West, Souvenir Booklet 15 cents, Ninth Annual Marineers' Pageant, Anacortes, Washington, July 21, 22, 23, 24, 1949" [NOTE: this is the 9th Annual pageant in the last 14 years...] Inside is information on the parade, the pageant, the royalty, the town, the Port, pageant personalities (Gus N. Dalstead, Harley Sutt, Berent Rydberg, Ed Schwartz, and T. F. "Tom" Henwood) and the official program. The program l

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 2006.063.043 - Sinfonia Music Group 1944

2006.063.043 - Sinfonia Music Group 1944

Photocopy of Sinfonia Music Group at Whitney School in 1944. Members of the Symphonet class of 1944 are listed below the photo. They include: Virginia Boynton, Rita Hazelton, Mary Lee Monroe, Mary Malsh, Emily Haugland, Mavis Anderson, Howard Kruger, Donald Lobdell, Elaine Christiansen, Mildred Rydberg, Lois Snider, Mabel Langdon, Tommy Wilderson, Neil Williams, Phyllis Wagner, Binju Salvan, Vernon Lewis, Wendell Trafton, Beverly Leake, and Peggy Jo Murry.

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.