Thursday, July 19, 2012

U.S. Bikini Laws in 1922

From Retronaut:

“June 30, 1922. Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrell, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above the knee.”

- National Photo Co.

Source: Conrad Askland

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