More Amazing Glimpses Of Our History

My thoughts to follow…


18-Construction-of-the-Berlin-wall-1961 The building of the Berlin wall.

22-Suntan-vending-machine-1949The obsession with fake tan is a long one. A tanning vending machine 1949.

23-Measuring-bathing-suits-if-they-were-too-short-women-would-be-fined-1920sThe continued obsession with women owning their sexuality is also a long one, as this man ensures that these women are not precious millimetres into the indecency zone.

24-Martin-Luther-King-with-his-son-removing-a-burnt-cross-from-their-front-yard-1960Martin Luther king cleans up after some ‘rowdy’ locals the next morning.

26-Lifeguard-on-the-coast-1920sBaywatch circa 1920’s

25-Hotel-owner-pouring-acid-in-the-pool-while-black-people-swim-in-it-ca-1964This man extends his hospitality to a Black family taking a swim by pouring acid into the swimming pool and forgetting to ask them to get out first. 1964.

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