From the Archives: 1924 Redondo Beach swimsuit competition

From the Archives: 1924 Redondo Beach swimsuit competition

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This composite photo was published in the Aug. 11, 1924, Los Angeles Times. The print now is in two sections in the Los Angeles Times archives. I placed a gray bar between them.

Three of the prize-winners at bottom of the composite are, from left, Chase McDonald, Marcella Arnold and Antoinette Johnson. As shown below in the image below, the bottom portion of the composite is missing.

In the Aug. 11, 1924, Los Angeles Times, a story reported:

REDONDO BEACH, Aug. 10.–Bathed in the gold of a California sun and under the blue of a cloudless sky, more than 30,000 persons today witnessed the fifth annual Marine Fashion Show on the ocean front here. Youthful feminine…



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