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Miss New Brunswick Pageant


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Mike T. Allen, Sandra Hudson, Mike Allen

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Sandra Hudson


Beauty contests have been held every year, but have under gone many changes.  The first few years saw mainly a fashion show with a few entrants competing for the title of “Miss Upper Saint John River Valley.”  In 1955, a local firm donated a large trophy to the Old Home Week Commission with the understanding that the Beauty Contest would become the Miss New Brunswick Beauty Pageant, and the trophy would be awarded annually to the winner.  This new venture was a great success, and Miss Marion Corey had the honour of being the first “Miss New Brunswick.”  The pageant continued in this manner until 1969 when it was incorporated.…[more]