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Nanty Glo's Capitol Theater, 3

December 2010

Who remembers 'Miss Capitol'?

Historic Journal articles on '33 'Miss Capitol Theater,' Edith Dunwiddie

She and runner-up Mae Paydock got trip to Chicago World Exposition

Thanks to Monnette Nairn Sturgill, whose mother was Miss Capitol in 1930 and 1932, for sending the clippings above, as well as those appearing in part two of this forum.

What a prize for a couple of valley girls to win in the early years of the Great Depression! —jk

© Jon Kennedy 2010