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A collection of materials relating to Debra Dene Barnes, a native of Moran, Kansas and student at Kansas State College of Pittsburg, who was chosen as Miss Kansas 1967 and then went on to win the Miss America 1968 Pageant. The collection consists of newspaper clippings, scrapbooks of news clippings, photographs, various pageant programs, and other papers and photographs relating to the time she spent as a student at Kansas State College of Pittsburg and her tenure as Miss Pittsburg State 1967, Miss Kansas 1967, and Miss America 1968.

Publication Date



Social Life and Customs

Size of Collection

1 linear foot & oversized materials

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0073


Revised: 2/4/2016

Barnes, Debra Dene collection, 1965-2008

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