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January 8, 2014

Miss Minnesota Gown

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 9:30 am

Miss MN Gown

Ash-blue rayon faille strapless evening gown with a draped apron effect. Worn by Beatrice Bella (BeBe) Shopp, as Miss Minnesota, for Miss America evening gown competition (9/10/1948) and while being crowned Miss America 1948.

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