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Janet and Kermy: 1959

Janet and Kermy: 1959

August 1959. "Janet & Kermy." Our second example of these slides found on eBay, Janet last seen dressed as a daffodil. 35mm Kodachrome. View full size.

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Kermy and I are about the same age, and back in 1959 I had the same physique. Today I look exactly the same except I lost the hair, have a grey beard and am 125 lbs. heavier.

I thought that looked like Myrtle Beach water!

Or maybe Cherry Grove. Is anything else known about them besides being on the East Coast for vacation?

[The venue of this foamy frolic is Cape May, New Jersey. -Dave]

South Mission Beach

I wonder if J & K were in the Pacific just north of the jetty at South Mission in San Diego. There used to be a weather monitoring platform on the horizon which looked like the structure in the picture, not a ship. There's not quite enough clues to be certain.

[They're on the East Coast. - Dave]

SHORPY HISTORICAL PHOTO ARCHIVE | History in HD is a vintage photo archive featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1960s. (Available as fine-art prints from the Shorpy Archive.) The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.

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