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Office Xmas Party: 1925
... younger?), you've really only seen one ideal of beauty--you've missed a lot of the different fashions and hairdos of the rest ... reminds me of Sinclair Lewis's protagonist in "Babbitt" (1922): "He was the modern business man; one who gave orders to clerks and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/14/2018 - 8:44am -

Office Xmas Party: 1925

Beauty Contest: 1922
"Washington Tidal Basin Beauty Contest -- August 5, 1922." Misses Eva Fridell, 17, and Anna Niebel. National Photo Company glass ... became so much smaller after they got the vote. Our beauty on the left has got the "babyface knees" almost perfect Looks ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/09/2018 - 4:38pm -

Beauty Contest: 1922

Beauty Prize Winners: 1922
Four prize winners in the 1922 beauty show at Washington Bathing Beach, Washington, D.C. Left to right: ... View full size. National Photo Company Collection. Beauty Pageant Winners It's fascinating to see how the image of the "ideal" ... 
 
Posted by Ken - 07/06/2018 - 10:20pm -

Beauty Prize Winners: 1922

Beauty Contest 1922 (Colorized)
Colourised from this original . View full size. Wow, it looks great. Wow, it looks great. (Colorized Photos) ... 
 
Posted by UK George - 04/06/2012 - 10:16pm -

Beauty Contest 1922 (Colorized)

Beach Style Parade: 1922
June 17, 1922. Washington, D.C. "Washington Advertising Club bathing beauty contest at Tidal Basin." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. ... Swinnerton, 3125 Mount Pleasant street, winner of a former beauty contest at the basin, was the second choice of the judges. Her suit was ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/06/2018 - 10:20pm -

Beach Style Parade: 1922

Iola and Anna: 1922
June 17, 1922. Washington, D.C. "Iola Swinnerton and Anna Niebel, winners of the bathing ... then, huh? I, for one, am relieved that our standards of beauty have risen so drastically in the last hundred years. The Benighted ... with chemically-paralyzed faces were the epitome of female beauty. Iola & Anna Well put. You made me laugh quite a lot! ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/06/2018 - 10:19pm -

Iola and Anna: 1922

The Fab Five: 1922
"Lansburgh bathing girls" in 1922 near Washington, D.C. Girl on the right: Iola Swinnerton. View full ... from the right... She is in a number of these 'bathing beauty' pics, too, and always right next to Iola. They must have been best ... but I did discover some newspaper clippings about her beauty contest winnings via Ancestry.com, and if it helps to narrow your search ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/06/2018 - 10:19pm -

The Fab Five: 1922

Noel, Iola: 1944
... 20 years after her bathing-pageant days, still radiating beauty and cheer. Acme Newspictures photo. View full size. Licensed to ... have been 19 or 20 in those earlier photos from 1921 and 1922, and 42 here. She has lovely, youthful skin and a radiant smile. Not ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/12/2018 - 12:20pm -

Noel, Iola: 1944

Best Swimsuit: 1922
June 17, 1922. "Washington Ad Club bathing costume contest at Tidal Basin." Miss Anna ... (IN) Grit explains, "she was an entrant in Herrick's 'beauty contest,' and says he led her to believe that he would marry her." ... won the June 1922 version of her multiple Tidal Basin Beauty Contest trophies, Rep. Herrick was defeated in the GOP primary, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/06/2018 - 10:18pm -

Best Swimsuit: 1922

Sweet Seventeen: 1922
"Washington Tidal Basin Beauty Contest -- August 5, 1922." Seventeen-year-old Eva Fridell, last seen here and here , takes ... here. Here is what he said: "Eva Fridell, the bathing beauty and not the one that lived in Washington State and died at the age 110, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/25/2012 - 3:12pm -

Sweet Seventeen: 1922

Queen Anna: 1922
... prize by unanimous vote of the judges." June 17, 1922. "Winning costume at Tidal Basin bathing beach style contest ." Harris ... Wow, can you imagine posting the home address of a beauty contest winner today? There would be heck to pay! Beautiful Girls ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/02/2018 - 3:36pm -

Queen Anna: 1922

Sitting Pretty: 1922
Washington, D.C., circa 1922. "Lulu McGrath." It must have been either luck or amazing foresight that ... Lulu McGrath Washington Post, Dec 14, 1922 Capital Girl in Sea Film J.E. Williamson, who ... actress, dancer, and winner in the first Miss America beauty pageant, died yesterday at the Kensington Gardens Sanitarium in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/27/2012 - 12:22pm -

Sitting Pretty: 1922

The Girl With the Curl: 1922
"Washington Tidal Basin Beauty Contest -- August 5, 1922." Prequel to the shot we saw yesterday : Seventeen-year-old Eva Fridell ... at her picture since this one https://www.shorpy.com/beauty-prize-winners-1922 was posted, trying to imagine her as pretty. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/17/2014 - 10:56pm -

The Girl With the Curl: 1922

Marjory - Miss Toronto 1923
... too. Marjorie Smith I think the photo is of the 1922 Miss America contestants in Atlantic City. Marjorie Smith Deyell (Grandma ... from the left is Margaret Gorman who won this Inter-City Beauty Competition in 1921 after being Miss Washington that year. She was ... 
 
Posted by EgoSlaier - 09/22/2011 - 11:38pm -

Marjory - Miss Toronto 1923

Best in Show: 1922
"Washington Tidal Basin Bathing Beach Beauty Contest -- August 5, 1922." First-prize winner Eva Fridell, who is either 17 or 111 years old, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/16/2016 - 2:01pm -

Best in Show: 1922
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