05/14/2013 02:48 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Pie Eating Bathing Beauties

National Photo Company Collection

Oh, it's been too long since we posted some bathing beauties. Well, today we post pie-eating bathing beauties.


July 31, 1921. Washington, D.C. "Pie eating contest at Tidal Basin bathing beach." In the back row: the blurry but unmistakable facial contours of Iola Swinnerton. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Cross-posted from Ghosts of DC