Too Much Exposure?
News Update -- Long Beach, California (1900) ~ Report on Men & Women Showing too Much of Skin and Body in Public!
Look what people were saying at the time of this photo...
Long Beach, California (around 1900)
"How dare these women go about exposing themselves in such a manner - And that way they are laughing and kicking up their heels!"
"They should be ashamed of themnselves the way they look - And posing for a photograph too!"
"This is shows us the times we live in - People have forgotten about true modesty and respect for their bodies"
"Where have we gone wrong? What has happened to decency and respect?"
"These young people have no sense of values nor to they come from proper upbringing"
"Back in my day a woman respected herself and her family and would never appear like this in public"
"How dare the newspaper publish such photographs and promote further problems by making this appear acceptable"
"They better put their clothes back on and fear the Lord's wrath! That's all I have to say."
"God-Fearing, Church-going, Bible Reading Christians just don't do such as this."
Comments from common folk - around 1900
Can you imagine what the people one hundred years ago thought about someone posing in public for pictures, without being TOTALLY COVERED UP?
Look at them at the beach now (on second thought - don't look).
Where is this going? What do you say about it all?