A four-man team of gymnasts from the University of California at Los Angeles exercise daily, with an eye on the Olympic games, Los Angeles, California, early to mid 20th century. From left, N Tabato, G Tiernana, J Jones, and B Landee.
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Portrait of Robert Young, an American television, film, and radio actor, with wife and baby, 1942.
Elaine Russel, the 'Miss America' of the Legion aboard the Mississippi delegation's float, Los Angeles, California, 1938.
Real toboggans and a real snow slide were used in the unusual beach event, Venice, California, early to mid 20th century. But from then on the sport lost its wintery aspect for the participants wore bathing suites and the toboggans...More
Group of women on the beach preparing for the Annual Venice Mardi Gras and Carnival wearing paper mache masks, Venice, California, early to mid 20th century.
Marie Francis after stepping out of the 'figureometer,' a dated tool used to measure a women's figure for the title of 'Miss California,' Venice, California, early to mid 20th century. The Mardi Gras Beauty Pageant contenders stand in...More
Eight year old Patricia O'Keefe, weighing 64 pounds, lifting heavy weights that adults could not even budge, Venice, California, early to mid 20th century.
Hina Matsuri, or Girl Doll Day, Festival being celebrated by the largest Japanese colony in America, half of whom are American-born, Los Angeles, California, early to mid 20th century.
Three young women play leap frog on the beach while showing off their new jazz bathing suits, created in France, Seaview, England, early to mid 20th century.
A long line of Peek-a-boo girls show off their moves on Revere Beach, Revere, Massachusetts, early to mid 20th century.