historical tombs


The Evening News, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, June 25, 1925

At Grant’s Tomb on a recent Sunday three trim young misses, dressed in snugly-fit sailor trousers, were sitting with their rather effeminately dressed escorts, whose color schemes cerged (sp) on lavenders, pale grays and baby blues.

The policeman on the beat did not deem it necessary to accuse the young girls of parading in masculine attire since, in spite of their boyish haircuts and trousers, the girls’ curves were so apparent that their disguise was incomplete.