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 1960 Seattle Miss Chinese Community Pageant
DATE:  Sunday, July 17
VENUE:  Chong Wa Benevolent Association Hall
NUMBER OF ENTRANTS:  6
 
 
Miss Chinese Community
黃翠芝 Sandra Wong
 
 
Princesses
Jean Chinn
 
Phyllis Chinn
 
Hazel Eng
 
Maxine Loo
 
黃懿志 Katie Y. Wong
 
 
18 year old Sandra Wong is a graduate of Lincoln high school.  She was born in Portland, Oregon and was a yell leader at a high school outside of Medford before moving to Seattle a year and a half ago.
 
Sandra sings and sews her own clothes and is a sports fan.  Her initial duties as Miss Chinese Community is to participate in Seafair celebrations.
 
Katie Wong was sent to represent Seattle at the 1961 Miss Chinatown USA pageant instead of Sandra.
 
 
Sandra gets a congratulatory phone call.
 
 
Queen Sandra waving to the crowd during Seafair's Chinatown
Night parade.  She is flanked by her princesses Phyllis Chinn and
Hazel Eng.
 
 
Also attending Seafair is Janet Lin (left) who is the current Miss China from Taiwan who will be participating in the International pageant.
 
 
 
 
[Images from Chinatown News, The Seattle Times]
Queen
 

 
The 11th Miss Chinese Community.
 
 
Sandra in her crowning glory.
 
 
Katie Wong looks on as Sandra is named the winner.
 
 
The Contestants
 

 
From left:  Princesses Jean Chinn, Phyllis Chinn and 1959 Queen Wilma Eng.
 
 
 From left:  Princesses Hazel Eng, Katie Wong and Maxine Loo.
 
 
Many former queens were on hand to witness the crowning to the new queen.  From left:  Ruby Huey, '50; Lilyan Mar, '51; Foon Woo, '52; unknown for '53; Sue Sen Pang, '55; Elinore Eng, '56 and Shirlee Huey, '57.

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