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The way it used to be. Getting a suntan. Searcy AR. Hot weather.

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Advantage

 

Because it is so hot these old pictures are interesting.

sun bathing suntan hot summer girls in bathing suits

Wonder what the temperature was?  This old picture dates back to about 1950's and shows how things used to be.  If you wanted a suntan, this is the way you got it.....out in the hot sun showing your bodies.  Later on, there was the electric suntan booth which could be used inside.  Still later on, and probably most popular right now is the spray-on tan.  I was always so envious of girls who tanned well because I didn't. 

Bathing suit girls sun tans hot summer 

 

And here's another picture of how it used to be.  Possibly the same girls in the swim suits of the day.....one piece suits....no bikinis.  These pictures were found in an old photo album that Super Sleuth Anita Hart Fuller loaned me.  She may be able to identify the ladies.  Written on the back of one of the pictures is, "Millie - Suzy - Carolyn and Beth in Carolyn's back yard."  

How things have changed!!

Ray Henson
eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - Elk Grove, CA
Realtor

It is remarkable how fashions have changed over the years, but we all still enjoy the pool on hot days.

Jul 21, 2022 04:44 PM
Barbara S. Duncan
RE/MAX Advantage - Searcy, AR
GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR

But Ray, the pool is often like a hot bath!  It becomes too hot to enjoy!

 

Jul 21, 2022 05:19 PM
Don Thompson
Donthomp Associates - Sunnyvale, CA

I'm going to beat Anita in identifying the bathing beauties.

They are Mildred Taylor "Millie", Suzy Hoffman Boyett, ( former Searcy Public Library Head Librarian), Carloyn Thompson (no relation), And Mary Beth Cook "Beth".

Jul 21, 2022 06:47 PM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Aha, you have the answer to who the ladies are! How wonderful.

Jul 22, 2022 04:44 AM
Barbara S. Duncan
RE/MAX Advantage - Searcy, AR
GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR

Thank you, Don Thompson!  Super Sleuth!  But are you sure?  I thought Suzy might be Suzy Hartsfield but I don't know her maiden name.

Jul 22, 2022 04:59 AM