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This Week in History: A fact for September

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Bess Myerson crowned first Jewish Miss America

September 8, 1945

Just months after the shocking revelations of the Holocaust's devastation of European Jewry, Bess Myerson was crowned the first (and still only) Jewish Miss America.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for September." (Viewed on August 31, 2015) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/sep/random>.

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