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Best in Show: 1922

Best in Show: 1922

"Washington Tidal Basin Bathing Beach Beauty Contest -- August 5, 1922." First-prize winner Eva Fridell, who is either 17 or 111 years old, depending on your frame of reference. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

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Not the most flattering of the pictures of Eva!

Eva was a very pretty girl, with the cutest knees I've ever seen! For a more flattering picture of her, and some personal information, which my dad found and I posted in the comments, look here https://www.shorpy.com/node/12808 She married a Naval officer and lived to be 84!

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