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

Donna Axum

El Dorado, AR

 

— Miss America 1964 —

 
Donna Axum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
1. Donna Axum Marker
Inscription.  
"When Bert Parks called out my name it changed my life forever. It gave me the opportunity to advance my career. Instant celebrity sometimes throws up communication barriers and you have to work twice as hard to get past that, but once you do the rewards are great."

Angela Saulino Osborne, Miss America: The Dream Lives On, Taylor Publishing Company, Dallas, 1995, p. 136
 
Erected by Miss America Organization.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWomen. In addition, it is included in the Miss America Walk series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1964.
 
Location. 39° 21.58′ N, 74° 26.167′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, 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: 18 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. Jacqueline Mayer (here, next to this marker); Maria Fletcher (here, next to this marker); Nancy Fleming
Donna Axum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
2. Donna Axum Marker
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(here, next to this marker); Lynda Mead (here, next to this marker); Mary Ann Mobley (here, next to this marker); Marian McKnight (a few steps from this marker); Marilyn Van Derbur (a few steps from this marker); Sharon Ritchie (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
 
 
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 52 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 24, 2022