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Analysis: 2 crowns, 1 gas mask show Mississippi complexity

Two of Mary Ann Mobley’s dazzling crowns sat delicately on a shelf. The doe-eyed beauty won the smaller, golden-hued crown as Miss Mississippi 1958 and the larger, platinum-toned one a few months later as Miss America 1959. Next to the crowns, in a temporary display last week at the state Capitol, sat a military-issued gas mask used during the 1962 ...

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