3 images. Miss Universe Contest, 14 July 1959. Vera Ribeiro (Miss Brazil); Raul de Smandek (Brazilian Consul); Mrs. Vera Chalmers (hostess).; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Wesselman. Date: 1959-07-14. Reporter: Donoghue. Assignment: Miss Brazil-Universe. Special instructions: daily. Vera Ribeiro (Miss Brazil) is welcomed at International Airport by Brazilian Consul Raul de Smandek with flowers. Also meeting the 19-year-old Miss Universe contender was Mrs. Vera Chalmers, hostess for Miss Universe Committee".