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五 〇 年 度 西 雅 圖 華 埠 女 皇 選 舉
1950 Seattle Miss Chinese Community Pageant
 

 
 
DATE:   Saturday, August 5th
VENUE:   Chong Wa Chinese Benevolent Association Hall, Chinatown Seattle
CONTESTANTS:   6


Miss Chinese Community Queen / 西雅圖華埠女皇-
    Ruby Huey
Princesses / 公主-
    Eleanor Eng
    Alice Eng
    Marie Woo
    Laila Woo
    Pauline Foy



The first pageant was held as part of the Seafair celebrations.  1950 marked the first year that a Miss Seafair pageant was held and included contestants from different communities and districts in the greater Seattle area.
 
Miss Chinese Community or "Miss Chinatown" reigns over the Chinatown parade segment of Seafair along with the Japanese, Filipino and African-american queens.
 


 
 

4 of the contestants (from left): Laila Woo, 19 years old / Pauline Foy, 20 /
Ruby Huey, 19 / Alice Eng, 18
 
 
 


 
 
  Images courtesy of:   The Seattle Times
 
INAUGURAL QUEEN


Ruby Huey, Queen of Chinatown represented
the Chinese community during the International
Carnival in the Jackson street business area, which
is a part of the Seafair celebrations.
 
 
 
SEAFAIR QUEENS
 
(from left to right) Miss Chinese Community Ruby Huey Japanese Queen
May Tsutsumoto African-american Queen Willa Miller Filipino Queen
Patricia Compusano Miss Seafair Barbara Curtis
 

 
 
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