Thereafter, there don’t seem to be too many records of what way beauty pageants went, beauty was continually appreciated, in every culture, in every country and continent, in every era. But formal, organized beauty pageants- maybe not.
The tradition came to America in 1921 when the hoteliers of Atlantic town arrange to stage a "pageant" to entice summer tourists to stay in town past Labor Day. the fall competition included a "National Beauty Tournament" on the beach to pick "the most lovely bathing beauty in America".
Local newsman, Herb Test, created history by offering to title the girl who wins "Miss America." Out of the eight competitors for the title, Ms. Margaret German, who represented the nation's capital as Miss Washington D.C., was declared the beauty queen, the primary ever first Miss America title. The even became an annual one and then all kinds of landmarks started appearing, for example, in 1923, Mary Katherine Campbell became the only woman to win the Miss America title two years in an exceedingly row. By 1923, the amount of contestants swelled to seventy, and they would converge in Atlantic town to compete for the crown. the competition was discontinued between 1929 and 1932, as a result of the great Depression had started eating into the US economy during this period. In 1932, it was held however while not a lot of fanfare, as Dorothy Hanna, a diminutive 5’2" woman won the Miss America title.
But thereafter the competition was dogged by controversies. First, the competition, even when it was revived, came below a new management as the selection Showman’s Jubilee. Then the winner, 15-year-old Marian Berger on won the crown. Later, when her age was discovered, she was disqualified however the crown had already been stolen from the Queen’s hotel where she was staying. The event was a monetary failure, however the one sensible factor that happened that for the primary time, the beauty queen was topped in a night gown rather than in an exceedingly swimsuit.