Program, Miss Black Teenage Pageant, 1973

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


The cover and one inside page of the 1973 Miss Black Teenage Pageant of Maine that was held in Portland.

The pageant was the second held in Maine, following one in 1971, and was sponsored by the Maine Association for Black Progress.

Karlene Carter, 16, of Bangor was the winner.

The other contestants, pictured on an inside page of the program, were Joni Clark, 15, Hermon; Karen Cummings, 13, Portland; Belinda Dashiell, 16, Auburn; Diana Johnson, 16, Brunswick; Judith Searcy, 15, Gorham; Joyce Young, 16, Portland; and Kathy Young, 15, Portland.

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About This Item

  • Title: Program, Miss Black Teenage Pageant, 1973
  • Creation Date: 1973
  • Subject Date: 1973
  • Town: Auburn, Brunswick, Gorham, Portland
  • County: Androscoggin, Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 2192
  • Collection: Alice Mitchell Branson scrapbook
  • Object Type: Text and Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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