Whaddya Mean, a Hoosier Queen?!

On Wednesday, January 28, 1948, the Mutual Network radio show "Queen for a Day" came to Louisville for a live broadcast, setting up shop in what is now Louisville Gardens for a broadcast over station WGRC, which later became WAKY. 

On each episode, several women with hard-luck stories competed to be chosen as "Queen" and receive tons of prizes from emcee Jack Bailey, seen at right holding a highly coveted -- Dishmaster Deluxe? Anyway, I'll let the article from Variety tell the rest of the Louisville story:



   

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