Object ID
Object Name
Queen Contestants 1958
Date Created
N.H.I.B.T. (National Hellenic Invitational Basketball Tournament) Queen Contest
Object Entities
Mehilos, Bill (created by)
Mehilos, Bill (created by)
Object Description
1958 Black and white photo of N.H.I.B.T. (National Hellenic Invitational Basketball Tournament) Queen contestants.   In the foreground, there are four young women standing on stage.  An accordion, drum set and sound speakers are on the floor behind them.  There are also two older men behind them on the left side of the photo.    The first young woman on the left has short dark hair in a bouffant hair style.  She is wearing a brocade sheath dress, a single strand of pearls, delicate bracelet, hosiery and dark pumps.  The second young lady is wearing a knee-length, white skirt, medium colored blouse, with a broach on her left shoulder, earrings, a bracelet and a belt, hosiery and dark pumps.  She also has short dark hair styled in a bouffant.   The third young lady from the left, is slightly taller than the first two.  She is wearing a very dark, belted sheath dress and matching bolero jacket with elbow-length sleeves.  She is wearing a broach on her left shoulder, bracelet on her left wrist and dark pumps.  Her bouffant styled hair is dark and larger than the first two.  Contestant number 4 is furthest to the right.  She is a little taller than contestant number 3.  She wears a medium, light colored sheath dress (possibly taffeta) with a delicate jeweled necklace and medium colored pumps.  Her hair is pulled up and back in a large chignon.  She has delicate bracelets on both wrists.  
The men in the background appear behind the group of young ladies, and on either side of the first contestant on the left,  The gentleman on the left is considerably shorter than both the man on the right and the Queen Contestants.  He has white hair, dark prominent black eyebrows, and is wearing a dark suit, white shirt and dark tie.  He appears to be holding white index cards in his left hand .  The other older gentleman to the right is taller, has darker hair, wears glasses, and a mustache.  He is also wearing a dark suit, white shirt and a tie.  He is holding a microphone in his left hand.
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Photograph, 1958, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/3746. Accessed 12/04/23.