Sophomore Marilyn Schaaf Crowned 'Miss DePauw'

Sophomore Marilyn Schaaf Crowned 'Miss DePauw'

April 27, 1962

100304April 27, 1962, Greencastle, Ind. — Sophomore Marilyn Schaaf was crowned Miss DePauw this evening at the pageant's finals, which took place in Meharry Hall of East College.  The proceedings were emceed by singer Bill Carey. Frances Farmer, the film star who now hosts an afternoon program on WFBM-TV in Indianapolis, interviewed Schaaf (seen at left in photo) after she was crowned the winner.

A preliminary to the Miss Indiana and Miss America pageants, the Miss DePauw pageant is sponsored by Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

See film of the contest here.