Women's History
Not the way I weared 'em [picture] / Steeplechase Park.

Title: Not the way I weared 'em [picture] / Steeplechase Park.

Corp Author: Steeplechase Park.

Date: 1940

Format: 1 photographic print : b & w, gelatin silver ; 7 x 9 in.

Call #: CONE 0038

Description: Four elderly women wearing black dresses and three young women wearing bathing suits standing on boardwalk. Caption: "Not the way I weared 'em--Bathing beauties of an earlier day profess horror at the swimsuits of 1940 beauties. Lee Standard, Rose McLaughlin and June McGrath (left to right), in the ninth annual Grandma Bathing Beauty Contest at Steeplechase yesterday. Grandmother Elizabeth Kaiser, third from left, was the winner over 20 other contestants ranging in age from 50 to 80."

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