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LHS Collectibles Slideshow
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Bill Anton (Jan ‘59) Matthew Carroll (June ‘86), Sissy (Gargel) Carroll (1976), and Stan Marks (June ‘62)
The 1960 Miss Pennsylvania Pageant
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A photo of Joan Hinsdale Stow, January 1959, competing in the June 1960 Miss Pennsylvania pageant, the preliminary event for the Miss America pageant,
L-R: Mike Stanley, WCAU Radio; Kathryn Mary Watson, Miss Delaware County (#7), (seated, obscured) Annabella Frances Stephanie Minarcin, Miss Clarion County, Joan Evelyn Hinsdale, Miss Pocono Mountains (#18), Janet Lee Thornberry, Miss Greater Pittsburgh (#9), Sandra Lee Fogelsanger, Miss Cumberland Valley (#6), Mary Louise Ellis, Miss Crawford County (#5), Priscilla Mae Hendricks, Miss Greater Reading (#10) Pageant Winner, Sandra Lee Eisert, Miss Greater Erie (#8).
Joan was an active member of Lincoln's Color Guard. She and her husband Jerry currently reside in Rye, NH. She recently attended the Classes of 1959 50th Reunion and the Farewell-to-Old-Lincoln Lawn Party, held in May 2009.