Daily Mirror – Monday 20 February 1939
A.R.P. Makes Her Queen
Miss Jennie Dawson, aged seventeen, daughter of a retired miner, of Mexborough-road, Bolton – on – Dearne, South Yorks, is to assume a new role In local A.R.P. measures.
She attended a dance promoted by the organisation on Saturday and was persuaded, with forty other girls, to compete for the title of A.R.P. Queen. The Judges were Dr. and Mrs. Adamy, and much to her surprise Miss Dawson was chosen
Though naturally delighted with the honour, she does not yet know what her regal duties will be.
She only knows that she will attend all local A.R.P. meetings and functions, and shortly will be crowned and robed. Jennie helps her mother at home and is the youngest five.