"Dedicated to Chinese pageants around the world"
Pageant Night:  August 7th at the Aqua Follies
Coronation Ball:  Olympic Hotel
(Images from the Seattle Times)
Miss Seafair Princesses
The 39 Princesses vying for Queen
(Queen of the Seas, Dixie seated with King Neptune and the 2 ladies in waiting standing on the left.
Standing on the right is the prime minister of Seafair, Alan B. Ferguson)
Queen of the Seas - Dixie Jo Thompson, 18, University District Commercial Club
King Neptune VII - William Culliton
Princess - Sylvia Jean Howick, 18, Ballard
Princess - Sharon Ann Hull, 20, Seattle Junior Chamber of Commerce
Dixie Jo Thompson is the very first blonde woman in Seafair history to be crowned queen.

 Dixie being crowned by King Neptune.
4 previous queens at the coronation (from left) Iris Adams, 1952 queen; Beverly Kaye Smith, 1955 queen; newly crowned Dixie; Carol Christensen, 1954 and Barbara Curtis, the very 1st queen in 1950.
Marilyn Joy Atwood
 Miss Maritime
Pat Lee Banks
 Burien Chamber of Commerce
Phyllis Joan Beiz
Seattle Elks Lodge No. 92
Trudy Ann Cunningham
Independent Order of Foresters
Margaret Helen Daly
Fire Fighters' Local No. 27
Carol Lynn DeLapp
Kirkland Eagles
Yolanda Di Paolo
Seattle Athletic Commission
Carol Ann Drahold
Miss American Legion
Elinore Eng
Miss Chinese Community
Roberta Ann Espinosa
Nu Phi Mu Sorority
Mary Gail Fischer
Greenwood Commercial Club
Susanne Clare Guest
Bellevue Chamber of Commerce
Carole Jean Hawkinson
Miss Southwest Seattle
Beverly Head
Armed Services Y.M.C.A.
Janice Marleen Hoenhous
Lake Hills
Jeanette Burnadine Honory
East Madison and East Union Commercial Club
Sylvia Jean Howick
Ballard Commercial Club
Sharon Anne Hull
Junior Chamber of Commerce
(Miss Seattle Jaycee)
Diana Christine Jackson
Queen Anne Commercial Club
Carolyn Ruth Jones
Capitol Hill Commercial Club
Shirley Ruth Larson
Swedish-American Center, Inc.
Ruth Marion Lorentzen
West Seattle Hi-Yu
Sally Vicki Maimon
Seattle Hebrew School

Karen Joan McGarrigle
Renton Chamber of Commerce
Janet Lorraine Michelson
Wedgwood Community Club
Suzanne Marie Millett
Wallingford Commercial Club
Sallie Louise Niemi
Albert Balch Communities
Rose Marie Nielsen
Rainier Business Men's Club
Elizabeth Ann Park
Pacific Lincoln-Mercury, Inc.
June Perry
Navy Recruiting Office
Colleen Bessie Rockas
Daughters of Penelope
Martha Skarperud
Green Lake Commercial Club
Sue Carol Stacie
Kent Community Festival
Dorothy May Starbird
Seattle Hairdressers
Bonnie Lou Stoa
Northgate Chamber of Commerce
Dixie Jo Thompson
University Commercial Club
Sylvia Elizabeth Tuttle
North City Commercial Club
Caroline Van Loock
Naval Air Station
Gloria Adreanne Warner
Army Reserve
(Miss Seattle Army Reserve)

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