Bess Myerson The first Jewish Miss America, Bess Myerson. Courtesy of the Miss America Organization. Print Full Image Institution Miss America Organization Related contentBlog: Esther to Bess: We are Crowned by FateEncyclopedia Article: Bess Myerson How to cite this pageJewish Women's Archive. "Bess Myerson." (Viewed on May 26, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/myerson-bess-1-still-image>.