Posture Contest, Van Nuys, 1958


It is hard to imagine that there were once posture contests and posture winners in Van Nuys. Leaders, like President/General Eisenhower, stood straight. On May 5, 1958, The L.A. Examiner wrote: "Loretta Fountain, 17, of Van Nuys High School, brushes away tears of joy as she holds trophy for best posture in senior girls division…