Photos That Show a Side of History That You Didn’t Know

A Woman Arrested For Wearing a One-Piece Bathing Suit

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In the 1920s, fashion for women was much more modest than it is today, and there were laws enforced that kept it that way. This photo, taken in 1922, is not the only one of its kind. Even men were escorted away from public beaches for not wearing shirts, because it was thought to be indecent. 

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