Miss North Carolina 1941 – Joey Augusta Paxton


Joey Augusta Paxton

Eighteen-year-old Joey Paxton from Charlotte sang and danced her way to the 1941 title. She competed as Miss North Carolina performing “Booglie Wooglie Piggy,” winning talent, swimsuit, a one time only audience applause award and becoming fourth runner-up to Miss America. She, like many other title holders, supported the military effort by selling war bonds.



Social Impact

Military War Bonds



Local Titles

Joey previously represented the local organization for Charlotte

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