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

Marilyn Meseke

Marion, OH

 

— Miss America 1938 —

 
Marilyn Meseke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
1. Marilyn Meseke Marker
Inscription.  
With the mother managing the interview in the way that has become customary with Miss America, it developed that Marilyn has plenty of boy friends, but no favorite, and has made no plans nor dreams ahead toward marriage and children. But she can cook....The mother proudly related that Marilyn has 200 dance students and 'the job keeps her busy from 9 in the morning to 10 at night.'"

"Mother Guides Interview With New Miss America," Philadelphia Inquirer 9/12/1938, p. 2
 
Erected by Miss America Organization.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & CommerceWomen. In addition, it is included in the Miss America Walk series list.
 
Location. 39° 21.615′ N, 74° 26.174′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue just south of Arctic Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 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
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distance of this marker. Bette Cooper (here, next to this marker); Margaret Gorman (here, next to this marker); Ruth Malcomson (here, next to this marker); Rose Coyle (here, next to this marker); Norma Smallwood (here, next to this marker); Fay Lanphier (here, next to this marker); Marian Bergeron (here, next to this marker); Mary Campbell (here, next to 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 33 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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