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ACJohnston… and Miss Amateur Bather's Revue    Jan 18, '11 8:51 AM
by Vlad for group historicalziegfeld (Multiply)

[includes ID for ACJ photos of Margaret Davis]

“... in the final competition for the Golden Mermaid.
Another prize a silver seashell will go to tho loveliest amateur not among the Inter city beauties…”
Palm Beach Post, 2 September 1923


Miss America 1921
Amateur = Margaret Gorman (Miss Washington, D.C.), Watkins Trophy
Amateur Bather’s Revue = Mazie Saunders

Miss America 1922
Amateur = Gladys Grenemeyer / Greenmayer / Greenamyer / Greenameyer (West Philadelphia)

Miss America 1923
Amateur Bather’s Revue = Ruth Malcomson
"Ruth Malcomson won a Silver Sea Shell as the winner of the amateur division in the 1923 Bather's Revue.
Offered a job by the late Florenz Ziegfeld, she watched one rehearsal, prudently decided against a stage career."

Miss America 1924
Amateur Bather’s Revue = Lillian Mae Erbe (Philadelphia)
“The seashell for the outstanding amateur beauty was won by miss Lillian Erbe of Philadelphia”
(c) New York Times, 6 September 1924

Miss America 1925
Amateur = ?

Miss America 1926
Amateur = ?

Miss America 1927
Amateur = ?

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