A fashion model in swimsuit poses on the beach

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    Local call number: c026737

    Title: A fashion model in swimsuit poses on the beach

    Date: 1958

    Physical descrip: 1 photoprint; b&w; 10 x 8 in.

    Series Title: Department of Commerce collection

    General note: Seashore and sunshine in handprinted lastex by Alix of Miami, one of five large swimsuit manufacturers in the Magic City. Because of Florida's resort atmosphere the state's garment manufacturers first won national recognition in the sportswear field.

    Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850.245.6700. Archives@dos.state.fl.us

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    Vahur Puik, fudgepuddle, Mike | MP-P, and 86 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. ♔princess 34 months ago | reply

      Wow, people back then weren't fat or obese and always had a smile on their face. I sure wish the world still had this alright.

    2. The FP Photography 34 months ago | reply

      I love everything about this picture (:

    3. JoePhilipson 34 months ago | reply

      I love this, i would hang it in my room

    4. Tavanophotography [deleted] 34 months ago | reply

      So true, before McDonalds and all the crap that people eat today because they don't have time (according to them) to eat better.
      They won't have time alright.......in years of life that is...

    5. squiggy68 34 months ago | reply

      Looking naturally fit, not stick thin or FAKE...this would be the length of some dresses today...wow...things have changed and not in a GOOD way

    6. ♔princess 34 months ago | reply

      McDonalds was much better back then! They say that before, it was actually made of real stuff and was much better quality- of course. Yeah, it sucks not many people care nowadays- and if it won't get better, imagine how life's gonna be in about 20 years! And I'm only 11! That's not good!

    7. squiggy68 34 months ago | reply

      Well I am about 30+ years older than you, and yes, Mc Donald's food was much better back then. You are wise beyond your years...best of luck to you in all you do :)

    8. ♔princess 34 months ago | reply

      Haha! Thanks! You're pretty wise too! And now, maybe there's a tiny light in my mind telling me that the future might not be too bad- maybe it'll be cleaner? Who knows? I wish luck to you too! :D

    9. squiggy68 34 months ago | reply

      Thanks...I'd hope I know something at my age! (43)...The light is a good thing. Its positive energy and its obviously guiding you :)

    10. Julia Romart 32 months ago | reply

      amazing poses, amazing face and shape!

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