Miss America 1933

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Miss America 1933
Date September 9, 1933
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Entrants 30
Placements 18
Winner Marian Bergeron
Connecticut Connecticut
← 1927
1935 →

Miss America 1933, the eighth Miss America pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday, September 9, 1933. This was the first competition since postponing the event after the 1927 contest.[1]

Marian Bergeron, Miss Connecticut, was chosen Miss America but there was so much confusion during and after the vote tabulations that nobody informed Marian she had won. She was unaware of her victory until the dressing assistants placed the banner on her.[2] She was the pageant's youngest winner at age 15.

The pageant was financially unsuccessful and did not return the following year. 1935 was the next year the Miss America Pageant was held in Atlantic City.[3]


Final results Contestant
Miss America 1933
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
Top 18


  1. ^ "Stage, Screen Offers Made Miss America". Atlantic City Press. 1933-09-11. p. 1.
  2. ^ "Miss America History 1933". Archived from the original on 2013-05-29. Retrieved 2013-07-14.
  3. ^ "Miss America 1933 Atlantic City Newspapers". Retrieved 2012-04-13.
  4. ^ http://missamerica1933.com/contestants/ny-meyers.html

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.

External links

  • Miss America official website
  • Private website devoted to the 1933 Pageant
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