Flame Princesses

Photographic negative, of a group of three young women identified as the flame princesses,Olympia, WA, Thurston County, evidently a beauty contest associated with the Olympia Fire Department. They are posed outside of the Olympia Fire Department building (now, 2013, the Family Support Center) standing on a fire truck and wearing fire helmets; taken for Olympian (newspaper) May 4, 1960. Photograph ran in the Olympian on May 9, 1960, page 1. Identities of women are Mary Pat Brownell, Becky Cline, Ann Perrault, June Masser, Jenny Lee Michael, Beverly Ikerd, Linda Dobson. (Looking Back feature March 23, 2014) Washington State Historical Society catalogue C1986.43.60.5.4.3.1

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