Miss America 1948

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Miss America 1948
Date September 11, 1948
Presenters Bob Russell (entertainer)
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Entrants 55
Placements 15
Winner Beatrice Bella “BeBe” Shopp
Minnesota Miss Minnesota

Miss America 1948, the 22nd Miss America pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 11, 1948.[1]



Final results Contestant
Miss America 1948
1st Runner-up
2nd Runner-up
3rd Runner-up
4th Runner-up
Top 15


  1. ^ Associated Press (1948-09-12). "Scholarship and Auto Prizes Go to New Miss America". Milwaukee Journal. p. 24. 

Secondary sources

  • Saulino Osborne, Angela (1995). "Miss Americas and their Courts". Miss America The Dream Lives On. Taylor Publishing Company. ISBN 0-87833-110-7. 

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