June Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrill, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above the knee.
A portrait of a Mother and her seven daughters don't often see people in these old photos that are beautiful by modern standards. These girls are unusually beautiful. Hard to guess which one is the mother.
"Woman in sensible armor! A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan.
collective-history: A ten-year-old Polish girl named Kazimiera Mika mourns over her sister’s body. She was killed by German machine-gun fire while picking potatoes in a field outside Warsaw, Poland, in September of (AP Photo/Julien Bryan)
Are they having fun? :) <> How'd you like to have to wear that lady's get-up when you jump on your bike? (vintage tandem bike, bicycle, whew) To those bike riding pioneers who worked the kinks out for us - hats off!
Measuring bathing suits on Palm Beach to ensure they conform with regulations introduced by the beach censors. (“Smokey” Buchanan from the West Palm Beach police force measures the suit of Betty Fringle)