Check it Out!

footnote Maven has provided me with another excuse to show off my handsome dad, Frank Shane.  Isn’t he a hunk?  This picture was probably taken about 1940 and during those years our family took a yearly trip to the town of Long Beach Washington, which of course has a Looooong… Beach.

The irony is that dad didn’t especially like to swim, but here he is in his “suit” anyway!

Written for the Carnival of Genealogy, June, 2010

Susan J. Edminster, Granite Falls, WA, June 26, 2010.  All Rights Reserved.

Picture is the sole property of Susan J. Edminster

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4 Responses to Check it Out!

  1. Nancy says:

    What a great photograph of your dad.

  2. susaned1 says:

    Thank you Nancy for the comment.

    Sue Edminster

  3. Hummer says:

    Love the photo of your dad. I love too that even the men back in the 40′s were still modest. Thanks for sharing.

  4. susaned1 says:

    Thank you for the comment! Yes, the men were indeed modest then…. my friend Jan mentioned that her dad had a similar swimsuit and it was made of wool! Amazing isn’t it?
    Sue

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