Who Won the 1951
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Yolande Betbeze

Alabama

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Muslim Miss Universe contestant Muna Jama makes history wearing kaftan in swimsuit round

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In 1951, Miss Alabama and Miss America, Yolande Betbeze refused to wear swimwear at a public appearance. "To…go into Milwaukee in the middle of the winter and walk around a department store in a bathing suit,” she argued, "is not my idea of Miss ...

1951 Miss America Winner Yolande Betbeze News

In a first, Muslim Miss Universe allowed Kaftan in swimsuit round after she refused to wear bikini

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I thank everyone who stood beside me and believed in my vision," she wrote. Refusing to wear a swimsuit at beauty contests has a long history. In 1951, Miss Alabama and Miss America, Yolande Betbeze refused to wear swimwear at a public appearance.


1951 Miss America Winner Yolande Betbeze News

Jackie Kennedy's Georgetown home chops price again, asks $6.5M

Curbed DC
Other past celebrity owners of the home include New Republic publisher Michael Straight and American singer and beauty pageant titleholder Yolande Betbeze Fox. The Georgetown residence comes with views of the Potomac River as well as six bedrooms, ...

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Susie Moore, who was 'like a sister' to Yolande Betbeze Fox, dies at 93

AL.com
Susie Moore often followed closely in the footsteps of Alabama's first Miss America. She and her famous friend, Yolande Betbeze Fox, were pregnant at the same time, and both women named their only daughters Yolande. Fox died earlier this year, on Feb.

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