Pageant of Pulchritude Posted in: Lifestyle The title of Miss Universe was won at Galveston in 1931 by Miss Belgium Netta Duchateau. The Texas Archive of the Moving Image has made available a recently restored film of Galveston’s 1931 Pageant of Pulchritude.PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!