Miss Kickback

At the end of each year, South Carolina would reward "kickbacks" of surplus state funds to the counties. In honor of this annual event, in 1962 and '63 the Columbia, SC Chamber of Commerce decided to hold a "Miss Kickback" beauty contest.

The winner for 1962 was Jayne Arnold, and in 1963 Ann Warr was awarded the title.

The Columbia Record - Jan 10, 1962

Richland Library

The Columbia Record - Jan 9, 1963

     Posted By: Alex - Mon Oct 11, 2021
     Category: Awards, Prizes, Competitions and Contests | Politics | 1960s

"Miss Kickback" sure looks better than "Miss Pork Barrel".
Posted by Yudith on 10/12/21 at 08:13 PM
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