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Photo of the Day – 02/15/17 (“Beach Police”, 1922)

Daily Photo — “Beach Police, 1922”

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“June 30, 1922. 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.” National Photo Co. 

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Posted by on February 15, 2017 in Daily Photo

 

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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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