Pageant of Pulchritude in Galveston

Pageant of Pulchritude in Galveston

After 77 years, Galveston has revived the Pageant of Pulchritude, a bathing beauty contest that was a fixture on the island in the Roaring '20s. Our very own John Nova Lomax was a judge at the pageant as "ghosts of Bettie Page and Galveston's glorious past were brought back to life." PHOTOS BY KEVIN SCOTT


After 77 years, Galveston has revived the Pageant of Pulchritude, a bathing beauty contest that was a fixture on the island in the Roaring '20s. Our very own John Nova Lomax was a judge at the pageant as "ghosts of Bettie Page and Galveston's glorious past were brought back to life." PHOTOS BY KEVIN SCOTT
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