National Geographic : 1946 Dec
(N)National Geographic Society Indian Beauty Queen Dolores Stevens Reigned in 1944 Wearing an heirloom costume treasured in her family for generations, she captivated visitors at the Pendleton Round-up. The dress is of soft buckskin, the bead and quillwork exquisitely done in traditional designs of her tribespeople. Kodachromes by Ray Atkeson Pilar ElorrizaIsthe Belle ofJordan Valley On festival occasions her people, who live inthe Basque settlement insouth eastern Oregon, revive in their adopted land the customs of old Spain. This girl wears one of the finest ofthe priceless costumes brought from the homeland.