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In these two photographs, women in swimsuits from the Miss California Bathing Beauty Contest, held as part of the 1936 Venice Mardi Gras, are shown giving dogs a bath. Miss Venice is visible in the frame at right, kneeling on the sand with what appears to be a dachsund. Photographs taken August 9, 1936.
1 photograph :b&w Photographic prints
00009075 SecurityÂ Pacific National Bank Collection N-003-517.3 4x5; N-003-517.4 4x5; Venice-Beaches. CARL0000011003 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/83390
Miss California Bathing Beauty Contest (Los Angeles, Calif.) Beaches--California--Venice (Los Angeles) Dogs--California--Los Angeles Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.)