Home > History & People & Photographers > First Miss America Beauty Contest (1920s) First Miss America Beauty Contest (1920s) Spread the love One Chicago beauty was Ella Van Hueson, Miss Universe in 1928. Van Hueson had this to say after her win: “Chicago girls are beautiful. new cities have pretty girls, but Chicago has the beautiful ones’ Tweet Previous 1 2 3 4 5Next Tweet Pin It Related Posts 31 Bond Girls Then And Now (31 photos) Feb. 1, 1968, Saigon police chief Nguyễn Ngọc Loan executes Viet Cong officer Nguyễn Văn Lém Behind The Scenes of Pink Floyds The Wall 50’s Fashion Photographer by Irving Penn (7 pics) Hilarious Album Covers of 1970s Swedish Bands (20 pics) Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name Email Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.