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

Yolande Betbeze

Mobile, AL

 

— Miss America 1951 —

 
Yolande Betbeze Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
1. Yolande Betbeze Marker
Inscription.  
"'I think I'm just about the average American girl… but I am cut out for this kind of life.' She also revealed that she neither smokes nor drink, has no superstitions, likes cats, sings in the shower and wants a stage career. She also wants to be single more than she wants romance."

"Miss A. Can Cook! But She'll Skip Love For Her 4G Bonus," New York Daily News, 9/11/1950, p. 4
 
Erected by Miss America Organization.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Women. In addition, it is included in the Miss America Walk series list.
 
Location. 39° 21.597′ N, 74° 26.178′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue just south of Arctic Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 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. Nena Langley (here, next to this marker); Colleen Hutchins (here, next to this marker); Evelyn Ay (here, next to
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this marker); Barbara Walker (a few steps from this marker); Marilyn Buford (a few steps from this marker); Venus Ramey (a few steps from this marker); Jean Bartel (a few steps from this marker); Jacque Mercer (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 37 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Feb. 25, 2021