Broad and High

ARTifacts: The Gowns of Miss America 1963

Clip: Season 2 Episode 40 | 2m 29s

In 1963, Jackie Mayer of Sandusky was crowned Miss America, and she later donated the dress she wore – in addition to other items from her wardrobe – to the Ohio History Center. Curator Rebecca Odom shares with us the historical significance of these contemporary artifacts of fashion.

Aired: 06/17/15

Rating: NR

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