20 Strange Beauty Pageant Queens of Food Industry From the Mid-20th Century

Donut, meat and fruity: the vintage beauty pageant queens covered (and were covered in) all kinds of food. I wonder why don’t we get these kind of beauty pageants today?

Sausage Queen, 1955

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Blueberry Queen, 1955

Nebraska Beef Queen, 1969

Donut Week Queen, 1948

Frankfurter Queen, 1952

Donut Queen, 1951

Miss Idaho Potato, 1935

Catfish Queen, 1954

Natural Pork Queen, 1961-62

Queen of Cuisine, 1964

Miss Food Industry Bettie Page, 1951

Donut Queen, 1957

Orange Queen, 1930s

Miss Lemon, 1920

Queen of Candy, 1964

Donut Queen, 1948

Wine Queen, 1965

Donut Queen, 1957

donut Queen, 1940s

Sausage Queen, 1956

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  1. Anonymous November 17, 2018

    I’m the wine queen now.

  2. Dr. Unkard November 17, 2018

    All hail the wine queen!

  3. Anonymous November 17, 2018

    sure a lot of donut queens

  4. Anonymous November 17, 2018

    Miss potato looks like olivia munn a little

  5. Anonymous November 18, 2018

    Sausage queen was her nickname in college as well

  6. Anonymous November 18, 2018

    “National Pork”, not “Natural Pork”!

  7. Anonymous November 18, 2018

    Love them

  8. Anonymous November 18, 2018

    Much like MM, the camera lens always loved Bettie Page.

  9. Anonymous November 18, 2018

    The “Candy Queen” of ’64 is Joy Lansing, who played Mrs. Lester Flatt, on the “Beverly Hillbillys”
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  10. Anonymous November 19, 2018

    I’m all about the Idaho Potato Queen

  11. Hornblat November 20, 2018

    Ah , the gravity defying breasts of DONUT QUEEN 1957 , yes good times indeed …

  12. Anonymous November 20, 2018

    Is Liza (with a “Z”) the gal who was NEBRASKA BEEF QUEEN. Sure looks like her… and that’s about the right for her in 1969.

  13. Anonymous November 21, 2018

    When I was in school, we had a Miss Goodwill Bag.

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