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Beach Policeman: June 30, 1922. Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrill, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above the knee." National Photo Co.

"June Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrill, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above the knee

“An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and says, “I was just checking,” Then he dies. We all cry in private. But not in front of the boys. Never in front of the boys.” - June Wandrey, WWII in HD https://www.pinterest.com/atticatalley/history2/

“ “An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and.

Unpacking the head of the Statue of Liberty, 1885. Ik vind het mooi dat het hoofd zo groot is gemaakt. De huid wordt daardoor veel sprekender en elk klein vlekje of veegje valt veel meer op.

People posing next to the Statue of Liberty's face as it was being un-packed.Unpacking the Head of the Statue of Liberty delivered June 1885

Victorian Beach Scene Long Dresses Umbrellas by EclecticForest

Victorian Beach Scene Long Dresses Umbrellas 1880 1900 Vintage Edwardian Fashion Bowler Hat Seaside Black and White Photography Photo Print

Dutch boy with a pillow strapped on his backside in order to soften the falling on ice while skating. The Netherlands, 1933. Picture: Nationaal Archief / Spaarnestad

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Young skater with safety cushion - Dutch boy with a pillow strapped on his backside in order to soften the falling on ice while skating. The Netherlands 1933 - Retronaut

West Palm Beach Florida. 1910.

Bathing at West Palm Beach - Florida - 1910 if only people wore clothing at the beach these days! This is beautiful!

Beach Buddies, 1930's

Long Island kids in the at Jones Beach. We spent many summer days at Jones Beach. Love the bathing suits!

Soldiers prepareing to launch on the imfamous D-Day beach.

American troops aboard a landing craft en route to the beaches near Oran, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942 (Imperial War Museum)

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