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Popular girl contestants, 1932

Reference Number: 1/1-018016-G

"Popular Girl" contestants in evening wear, Blue Triangle Hall, Boulcott Street, Wellington, 1932, photographed by William Hall Raine. The contest was organised by the Wellington YWCA and its supporters to provide funds for the general purposes of the YWCA and to help unemployed girls. The sixteen entrants in the contest, representing different business firms, are shown on the stage after the final result of the voting has been announced. Miss Alice Hall, representing Kirkcaldie and Stains, is on the throne of honour. Sponsors names on sashes include: Hannah & Company, Colonial Motor Company, Wellington Woollen Manufacturing Company, McKenzie, James Smith, Bonds Hosiery Mill, Whitehead & Pears and Woolworths.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits, related to Alice Hall, Kirkcaldie & Stains Ltd (Firm), Young Women's Christian Association of Aotearoa-New Zealand, Bond's Hosiery Mills (NZ) Ltd, Woolworth's (New Zealand) Ltd., Colonial Motor Company Ltd, J R McKenzie Ltd, Wellington Woollen Manufacturing Company, James Smith Ltd, Hannah's (Firm), Blue Triangle Hall, Whitehead and Pears Ltd, Boulcott Street, Women - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Contests, Girls - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Clothing and dress and Evening gowns.

Part of:
Raine, William Hall, 1892-1955 :Negatives of New Zealand towns and scenery, and Fiji, Reference Number PAColl-3071 (195 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures791. Beauty contests(PFP-026307)

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