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There she is .... Lee Meriwether

There she is .... Lee Meriwether

Lee Meriwether never had any intention of becoming a beauty queen. But thanks to a fraternity at the City College of San Francisco, she became not only Miss San Francisco, but later Miss California and finally Miss America in 1955.

Meriwether was a sorority sister and a radio and TV/theater arts major at the college when she learned she'd been nominated to be a contestant in the Miss San Francisco beauty pageant. The nomination had been anonymous; it took Meriwether seven years to learn it was the African American fraternity that had suggested her for the beauty pageant. To this day, though, she doesn't know the identity of the student or students who nominated her or why they...