“Prettiest U.S. Teacher Award Winner” LIFE magazine, photo by Ed Clark, Hollywood (CA), December 31, 1952.

LIFE hosted by Google: “Prettiest U.S. Teacher Award Winner” by Ed Clark, Hollywood (CA), December 31, 1952.

The official caption goes like this:

Dallas 6th grade schoolteacher Nell Owens noisily celebrating New Year’s eve w. her husband George in a nightclub during vacation trip she was given by winning the “Our Miss Brooks” CBS Radio-sponsored “Prettiest Teacher in the US” contest.

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Below is a short selection of some of the main posts published here during the year 2011.

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