Mississippi’s Queen of the Forest

I believe the title of this post alone would make the basis of an excellent fantasy franchise. Netflix, Apple+ or Amazon Prime--you know where to find me!

Senator John C. Stennis poses with Miss Katherine Alexander of Booneville, Mississippi and Governor of Miss. J. P. Coleman at the State Queen of the Forest Pageant in 1956. Left to Right: Senator Stennis, Miss Katherine Alexander, and Governor J. P. Coleman.

1959 Press Photo Dixie Shadburn, "Queen of the Forest" for Southeast Mississippi

     Posted By: Paul - Sat Dec 31, 2022
     Category: Agriculture | Awards, Prizes, Competitions and Contests | Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues | Regionalism | 1950s | 1960s

un-MARRIED specifically... Promoters could not allow the husbands orders to possibly interfere with activities. Boy hasn't society evolved since then!
Posted by ResortDog on 12/31/22 at 10:27 AM
Gets me to thinking about Nugent's "Queen Of The Forest".
Posted by KDP on 12/31/22 at 03:19 PM
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