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Title
Policeman measuring length of early 1900s bathing suit to determine if the suit is in accordance with 1933 Redondo Beach, Calif. ordinance
Contributor
Malmin, John
Date Created and/or Issued
June 24, 1964
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4967
Description
PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE-Policeman Chuck Peyton checks to see if the old-fashioned bathing suit worn by actress Myrna Ross complies with 1933 Redondo Beach ordinance banning women's suits that are more than 3 in. above knee. The city attorney warned enforcement may be necessary if topless suits appear on beaches. Male swimmers would also be required to wear more discreet attire.
Type
Image
Format
b&w negative
Identifier
uclalat_1429_b529_224719
ark:/21198/zz0002smn0
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Dress codes--California--Redondo Beach
Bathing beaches--Law and legislation--California, Southern
Lifestyle
Bathing suits--California--Redondo Beach
Legal
Ordinances, Municipal--California--Redondo Beach
Bathing beauties
Ross, Myrna, 1939-1975
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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