The image at the top of our home page was taken on Independence Day in Provo, Utah, circa 1913. The driver of the car is Birdie Van Wagenen, with the “Goddess of Liberty.” Private collection, Lola Van Wagenen.

All images on the site related to the Clio film Miss America are courtesy of the archival collection of the Miss America organization.

The images in the Frances Benjamin Johnston gallery are from the Library of Congress.

The images in the Allen Sisters gallery are from the Memorial Hall Museum, Deerfield, Massachusetts.

The images and essays in the Clio Gallery are courtesy of the Women In Photography Archive and Peter Palmquist.