Article Photos: Decades of Miss Subways smiled on NYC straphangers 2/6

  This 2007 photo provided by Fiona Gardner shows Ellen Hart Sturm, third from right, singing at her restaurant, Ellen's Stardust Diner, on Broadway in New York. Sturm appeared on placards in the New York City subways during March and April of 1959 in the âMeet Miss Subwaysâ campaign that ran for 35 years as eye candy to bring attention to other advertisements in New Yorkâs transit system. "Meet Miss Subways: New York's Beauty Queens 1941-76," is now an exhibition at the New York Transit Museum running Oct. 23-March 25, and a companion book of the same name with current-day photos of the women by photographer Fiona Gardner. (AP Photo/Fiona Gardner)