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title:

"Hour of Charm" Contestants

image number:

P0035077

description:

The "Hour of Charm" was a World War II era radio show that featured Phil Spitalny and his 22 piece, All Girl Orchestra and Choir with Evelyn and her "Magic Violin."

The show held a contest to select an outstanding female singer from ten American universities. Phyllis Wilcox was selected as one of the finalists and won $1,000.

date taken:

1941 September 11

film code:

Eastman - Safety - Kodak 51

photographer studio:

Photographic Services

photographer studio:

Cradick, Ric

photographer studio:

Dabbs

donor image number:

3800

accession number:

2000/003

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Grimsley, Betty Lou

personal name:

Bosworth, Naomi

personal name:

Wilcox, Phylis

personal name:

Unknown Individual/s

location of individuals:

(second from left) Betty Lou Grimsley, (third from left) Naomi Bosworth, (right) Phylis Wilcox.

event name:

Hour of Charm

topic:

Music

topic:

Women

topic:

Radio broadcasting

topic:

Group portraits

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups

subseries:

Music

folder:

General