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Dog Days of Summer: One Hundred Years Ago

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Posted 3 years ago

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marcobabe13
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What did young women do for leisure a hundred years ago? My grandmother and her friends apparently liked to pose by automobiles and have their picture taken. Once, however, they decided a change of pace was in order and went to the lake at the fairgrounds. My grandmother is in photo 1) seated in the car; 2) standing in front on the car; 3) standing in the middle with the hat; and 4) third from right. Decked in their Sunday hats, it looks like some of these gals could be going to a royal wedding rather than spending a day of leisure posing for photographs! I believe these photos were taken sometime between 1910 and 1913.

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  1. vintagemad vintagemad, 3 years ago
    I think lots of women enjoy this activity still today. Although the dress is much shorter!
  2. marcobabe13 marcobabe13, 3 years ago
    Thanks for your comment, vintagemad. You're right, many women do like to "hang out" with friends and I'm very glad the dress is much shorter today!

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