>What Real People Wore- Down at the Dock in the Mid 1930s

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 Here’s a trio of fun photographs from probably the mid 1930s that I thought you might like. This set of photos is more of the fun-loving group I’ve shared in other photographs in the past.  Here we’ve got some gals in trousers, a couple of guys with rolled up shirtsleeves, and the mom in a more dressy and a bit earlier dress.  From the styles pictured I’d date these to around 1935-36.  Aren’t they fun?  You know I love the overalls, so I included a closer enlarged shot of the girl and guy waving in the last shot so you can get a better view of the pocket detail.  I also love the girl in the giant hat.
Looks like the lake is a bit dry, but neat to know it didn’t stop their fun!
Hope you’re having a great week so far!
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10 Responses to >What Real People Wore- Down at the Dock in the Mid 1930s

  1. LandGirl1980 says:

    >I do so love to see real people – not the hollywood starlets all perfect and nice 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

  2. >I'm entirely with you on the overalls – I just love 'em! If I had a pair, I'd wear them all the time.

  3. Tasha says:

    >Oh what wonderful pictures. And those overalls. Egads, I'm swooning!

  4. Steph says:

    >Mmmm, pocket details. I hope that's not a real gun.

  5. >These are great. I love the lady's overalls as well, and all their jauntily-angled sun hats!

  6. Debi says:

    >LOVE them! I love how they are goofing around and having fun!!

  7. khriste B says:

    >These photos are so cool and fun. Love them and the fashion!

  8. casey says:

    >These are too cute! I always love seeing snapshots like this from the 30s and 40s. 😉 Those overalls are so cute too–thanks for sharing these! :)♥ Casey

  9. Miss Amelina says:

    >Any idea where these were taken?

  10. Lauren says:

    >Glad you all like these :DMiss Amelina, I have no idea! I got a slew of photos from the same family at an antique store, but there has been nothing written on most of them! Too bad, they look like a fun group and I would have liked to know more about them.

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