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June 17, 1922. Washington Advertising Club bathing costume contest at Tidal Basin.

June "Washington Advertising Club bathing costume contest at Tidal Basin." A look at the stylish entry of Miss Anna Niebel, the "former Follies girl" who took first place.

Women in Chicago arrested for wearing one piece bathing suits without the required leg coverings, 1922

Young women arrested on a Chicago bathing beach for wearing “lewd” bathing suits, 1922 (Lewd? You want to see lewd? I can show you lewd! Go to a beach anywhere now, your eye's will be blinded!

A cold day at the beach

▫Duets▫groups of two in art & photos - two flappers hit the beach FUR AT THE BEACH?

1930s bathing beauties

bathing beauties// Q: Why did the faces of women change so much since then? Ever notice that? More integration between various races/nationalities as time went by? I notice this more in the caucasian photos.

RIGHT: An association of contrasting colors is suggested in this style bathing suit. The pattern included a shirt-blouse and knickerbockers in one, and a straight, full skirt. The blouse had a vest shield and offered a choice of a deep sailor or plain or scalloped shawl collar. The bathing suit could also be made with a high or open neck and full, three-quarter or puff sleeves. LEFT: The feature of this bathing costume is the shield in the blouse. The collar is the deep sailor style and the…

Pictures of turn-of-the-century bathing suits and the Victorian bathing suit.

California bathers being confronted by policewomen because they were scantily clad - 1922

Young women arrested on a Chicago bathing beach for wearing “lewd” bathing suits, 1922 (revoluntionaries of their time.boy if only people saw the bikinis people wear now.

July 1922. Washington, D.C. Kallipolis Grotto, Potomac bathing beach .[It must have been really hard wearing stockings in the water!]

"I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.

This is a famous photo, taken in 1894, of Alexander Graham Bell, Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller (seated). Bell introduced Keller to her by rena

Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell. This is a famous, intensely evocative photo, taken in of Alexander Graham Bell, Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller (seated). Bell introduced Keller to her famous teacher when Helen was a child.

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