3 Replies Latest reply on Dec 12, 2016 2:26 PM by shockley

    I am looking for information on the 1919 arrest of a women in Coney Island, New York for wearing a bathing garment (what would have basically looked like a long dress with stockings) in public – under her normal clothes. Swimsuits Requirements and or Loca

    Wayfarer

      I am writting a paper on the effects of swimsuit fashion after world war 1. I need to discover why women were being arrested for short bathing suits if there were fabric rations durring the war.