Name Behind the Story: Crowning of Miss Boulder 1964


April 12, 2023

Photo from the June 15, 1964 issue of the Boulder Daily Camera, courtesy of Kathy Koehler

1964's reigning Miss Boulder.

Some of us remember when television audiences watched spellbound as pageant host Bert Parks whittled down a row of finalists to reveal the identity of our new Miss America.

The year's reigning beauty would hear her name as the last one called, then half-laughing, half-sobbing, she'd parade across the stage, one shaking hand steadying her new tiara, the other wrapped around an enormous bouquet...

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