12+ Pictures From The Past That Would Definitely Break The Internet

A long time ago, things were very different, and a lot of people struggled to achieve the rights that we people in modern society enjoy, and often take for granted. Today, most of us can choose their career and hobbies they want, and even the most bizarre fashion trends cease to phase us anymore. Sometimes, it’s hard to believe that such ordinary things that we don’t give much thought to, were considered shocking, and if there would be internet back then, they would totally break it. Check out some of them:

 

1. Picture of actress Lila Lee wearing a traditional swimming suit in the 1920s. Time in the USA where fanatic morality people fought against ‘indecent swimsuits’.

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2. Pictured in West Berlin, in 1953, these schoolgirls are cycling home to change their clothes.

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3. Kathrine Switzer, pictured in 1967, the first woman to run the Boston marathon.  The picture also shows an organizer trying to take her away.

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4. Paul Poiret, the French fashion designer who said goodbye to women’s corsets.

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5. Two women wearing miniskirts in Capetown in 1965.

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6. Mary Quant was the designer who offered women miniskirts.

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7. Maud Wagner, the female tattoo artist pictured in 1907.

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8. Rosa Parks having her fingerprints taken after she was arrested for refusing to go to the back of a bus for while people. Pictured in Alabama in 1956.

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9. British women’s protesting in London for the right to vote for women in 1906

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10. “Women’s Organization to War on Styles” members protested on longer skirts and padded hips in California, 1947

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11. Annette Kellermann poses in a swimsuit, for which she was arrested and charged with indecent behavior in 1907.

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12. Hedy Lamarr, American film actress and inventor of cellular communication, who ruined stereotypes about beautiful women and science.

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13. Elizabeth Eckford was the first African-American student ever to attend classes.

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14. Senda Berenson, an American sportswoman and the founder of women’s basketball who modified the existing men’s basketball rules, invented in 1891.

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15. Billie Jean King was a professional tennis player and an equal rights advocate for men and women in tennis.

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