“My grandmother, Mary Svetich Rozman, was 16 years old when she was Queen of the May at the May Day parade in Calumet, Michigan in writes Cathy Rozman from Plymouth. “The trick to this float is that she’s standing on a car underneath the giant skirt!
Atlantic City, NJ, Armed with a tape measure, a censor checks the length of a woman’s bathing suit; females could be fined or arrested if they broke the rules designed by city officials to protect public decency.
1863-1865 One-piece silk taffeta wedding dress with black lace trim. The original neckline has been altered to form a V-neck. Though there are no closures on the bodice, the lining has a hook-and-eye closure at its front. The skirt is evenly pleated at the waistline.
Description: In this image an unidentified city letter carrier delivers mail to a woman along his route. Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer Medium: Black and white photographic print Culture: American Geography: USA Date: 1908 Coll