US Bikini Laws,1922

31 Aug

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., via]

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One Response to “US Bikini Laws,1922”

  1. Kim Bombshell August 31, 2011 at 7:55 pm #

    I would wear a bathing suit in public if those rules still applied!

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