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Photo of the Day – 11/30/16 (“Paint on Hosiery”, 1940s)

Daily Photo — “Paint on Hosiery, 1940s”

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USA, circa 1940s.  Young women painting black lines on their legs to give the illusion of wearing stockings, since the nylon used to make their stockings have been rationed for the war effort. (Smithsonian Stocking Series

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Posted by on November 30, 2016 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 11/13/15 (“Japanese Girls in Gas Masks”, 1943)

Daily Photo — “Japanese Girls in Gas Masks, 1943”

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Japan, circa 1943.  Young school girls wearing gas masks during the height of World War II, apparently in the midst of a drill of some kind. 

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Posted by on November 13, 2015 in Daily Photo

 

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