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Miss America 1924

Miss America 1924
Date September 6, 1924
Presenters King Neptune
Venue Million Dollar Pier Ballroom, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Entrants 83
Placements 6
Winner Ruth Malcomson
Philadelphia, PA

Miss America 1924, the 4th Miss America pageant, was held at the Million Dollar Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 6, 1924.[1][2] Mary Katherine Campbell, who won the title the previous two years, placed as 1st Runner-up. Pageant officials later instituted a rule allowing competitors to be crowned only once.[3] Ruth Malcomson competing as Miss Philadelphia was named Miss America of 1924 against a field of 83 entrants, the largest number of contestants in Miss America history.[4]

Miss America, Ruth Malcomson, and her mother, Augusta



Final results Contestant
Miss America 1924
1st Runner-up
2nd Runner-up
3rd Runner-up
4th Runner-up (tie)
4th Runner-up (tie)


  1. ^ ""Miss Philadelphia" Designated "Miss America" for 1924". The Free Lance. 1924-09-09. p. 2. 
  2. ^ International News Service (1924-09-17). "Beauty Queen Will Not Let It Affect Her Head". Indiana Evening Gazette. p. 1. 
  3. ^ "1924 Ruth Malcomson". Retrieved 2010-08-17. 
  4. ^ "Miss America History 1924". Retrieved 2012-04-13. 

Secondary sources

  • Saulino Osborne, Angela (1995). "Miss Americas and their Courts". Miss America The Dream Lives On. Taylor Publishing Company.  

External links

  • Miss America official website
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