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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE MIAMI: c. 1960s

Flotilla: 1961

Flotilla: 1961

April 1961. "Sunbathing with the latest swimming pool equipment, including a lounge chair with floating beverage holders and game table attachments." From photos by Bob Sandberg for the Look magazine assignment "For Women Only -- Pool Life." Tell your kids about how back in the day people couldn't play cards or smoke in the pool, and all you're likely to get is a blank stare. View full size.

 

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Smokin' and cokin'

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I Must Admit

That I enjoy the sight of women in one-piece bathing suits, and dresses hemmed a modest four inches below the knee. This has somewhat to do with what a paleoflatus I am, and rather more with "things seen cannot be unseen."

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