Gloria Root

When Gloria Root graduated from high school, she wasn’t certain which career path she’d follow until she spoke to a career counselor who asked her an important question—what is she passionate about. The petite brunette, originally from Chicago, mentioned her…
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Claudia Jennings

After Playmate Claudia Jennings was named our Miss November 1969, the acting hopeful’s professional career took off—eventually. Claudia was working at the Playboy head office as a receptionist in Chicago when photographer Pompeo Posar convinced her to test for Playmate…
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Jean Bell

Jean Bell was no stranger to paving the way for young, African-American women in the Sixties when Playboy called her with great news—she had been voted our Miss October 1969. “I was the first black woman to enter the Miss…
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Shay Knuth

Petite Shay Knuth from Milwaukee was studying sociology at the University of Wisconsin when she came up with a brilliant idea that mixed education with travel. Craving adventure, a warm weather and exploring a new culture, Shay decided she would…
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Debbie Hooper

Playmate Debbie Hopper is a sexy coed from Cleveland, OH, who has been studying at San Fernando Valley State College and hopes to make California her permeant home after graduation. A free spirited-girl focusing on where she wants to plant…
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