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Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pamela Eldred

West Bloomfield, MI

 

— Miss America 1970 —

 
Pamela Eldred Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
1. Pamela Eldred Marker
Inscription.  
"Members of women's rights groups don't make any sense and I have talked with some of them. They say that they have no individuality as women. That when a woman marries she loses her name so she loses her individuality. I think women who feel this way don't have a feeling of individuality to begin with."1 When asked about the "Miss America image," pam replied, "I think the Miss America image is the girl that year. And I've been Pam Eldred all year."2

1. Nora Louis Krisch, "The Current Miss," The Houston Post, Woman's World, 3/6/1970
2. "Accentuate The Positive Says Miss America," interview with Don Smith, Pacific Stars and Stripes, 10/11/1970, p. 15

 
Erected by Miss America Organization.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Miss America Walk series list.
 
Location. 39° 21.573′ N, 74° 26.161′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey
Pamela Eldred Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
2. Pamela Eldred Marker
, in Atlantic County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue just north of Atlantic Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 N Michigan Ave, Atlantic City NJ 08401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vonda Van Dyke (here, next to this marker); Deborah Bryant (here, next to this marker); Terry Meeuwsen (here, next to this marker); Jane Jayroe (here, next to this marker); Debra Barnes (here, next to this marker); Laurel Lea Schaefer (here, next to this marker); Phyllis George (here, next to this marker); Judith Ford (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
 
Additional keywords. Second Wave Feminism
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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