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Title Sarah Hirsch, Miss Muscle Beach 1948
Date 1948/09/06
Description Miss Muscle Beach Sarah Hirsch poses with her trophy. The attached notes say "Meet Miss Muscle Beach of 1948. She is Sarah Hirsch, 17, a senior at University High School, of 2207 Camden Avenue, West Los Angeles. She won the second annual contest over 30 other girls at Santa Monica famed 'Muscle Beach."' The Purser apartment building and the Hotel Chase are in the background.
Collection Bill Beebe Collection
Photographer Gaze, Emerson
Catalog Number 3.2.3955
Object Name Negative, Film
People Hirsch, Sarah
Search Terms Apartment building
Bathing beauty
Bathing suit
Beach
Beauty contestant
Beauty pageant
Fashion
Hotel
Hotel Chase
Miss Muscle Beach
Miss Muscle Beach contest
Muscle Beach
Muscle Beach contest
Purser Apartments
Spectator
Trophy
Year Range from 1948
Year Range to 1948