Girl  Evangelists
 
Girl evangelists often received special coverage by the press, particularly as newswire services competed for business. One prominent place news of the girls appeared was on full page brief news notes illustrated with large photos of major news stories or matters of social gossip, such as royal weddings, Hollywood scandals, etc. The illustrations below provide the full newspaper page, with a shaded area given to news of a girl evangelist.
Wire Services &
Special Press Coverage

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Betty Howard (age 16).
The headline reads:
“Making New York Righteous.”

The Mansfield News-Journal
(16 March 1935), 7

Dolores Dudley (age 15).
The headline reads:
“Sin Wrestler.”

The Fresno Bee
(28 April 1929), 2

Uldine Utley (age 14) and
Betty Weakland (age 10)
The headline reads:
“Juvenile Sky Pilots.”


Uldine Utley (age 11)
[International Newsreel]


Mary Agnes Vitchestain
(age 13)
The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette
(30 Jan 1921)