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Then came Bess Myerson, a daughter of Russian-Jewish immigrants who was raised in the Sholem Aleichem Houses in the Bronx.
No Jewish woman has been crowned Miss America since Bess Myerson won in 1945.
After much angst, Moore talks with Bess—only to learn that the precocious thirteen-year-old already has it all figured out.
In 1926, while rehearsing for a benefit show for the school, Queen Bess fell from the cockpit five hundred feet to her death.
Back home, “Queen Bess” found fame as a daredevil stunt pilot and parachute jumper.
James and Henry had been busy with the hay crop, and Mrs. West and Bess had spent the time with their sewing and reading.The Brand|Therese Broderick
Bess forgot to drink her tea, and only crumbled her cake while she secretly watched the arrogant girl.Nan Sherwood at Lakeview Hall|Annie Roe Carr
But before Nan had a chance to say anything, Bess went on untangling the confused jumble in her own mind.Nan Sherwood's Summer Holidays|Annie Roe Carr
Yet Bess was sick—desperately ill—and had wired her to hasten.The Man from Jericho|Edwin Carlile Litsey
This appeared reasonable even to Bess, and with the boys slightly in advance the little group pressed rapidly forward.The Girl Aviators' Motor Butterfly|Margaret Burnham
British Dictionary definitions for bess
Word Origin and History for bess
surname, attested by 1215, literally "faithful man, trusty man."