Friday, May 28, 2010

How Times Have Changed

With Memorial Day Weekend kicking off the start of the summer, it's a good time to take a look back and see how times have changed. To fully appreciate the differences, click on the photo to view the full size image.

From Shorpy...

The Jersey shore circa 1904. "Steel Pier, Atlantic City." Can anything compare to Atlantic City in the summer, and the feel of sand in your bathing-socks?

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

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