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Miss Toronto 1926

The August 26 1926 edition of the Toronto Daily Star featured this ad:

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A little digging revealed that 1926 was the year of the first Miss Toronto pageant, and that Jean Ford Tolmie was the winner. She is pictured here (in the white suit) and here (in her victory gown). The pageant was abolished in 1991.

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