Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Three Muses - Bathing Beauties

Miami Beach, @ 1955.   Average wage  $4,130.00.  Cost of a new house $10,960; a new car $1,900.  Gas was 93 cents a gallon; postage was 3 cents.   Rent for my studio apartment was $52.50 a month, utilities included; my salary was $250 a month.  Minimum wage was $1 an hour.   Good job, good friends, and the world my oyster.  Those were the days!

16 comments:

  1. Whoohoo! Five lovely bathing beauties basking in the Florida sun. I love the sepia photograph set against the coloured background. The palm tree is the icing on the cake. Them wuz the days, Bev.

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  2. Happy memories lucky girl looks like loads of fun... love the trip to the past
    thanks.

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  3. A fabulous collage of an innocent era gone by!

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  4. Yes, those were the days, Bev, we hadn't a care in the world, then, lovely piece of nostalgia!

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  5. Great nostalgic memories from the past. Wonderful idea, Bev.

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  6. Wonderful bit of nostalgia! Which one are you?

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  7. Lovely! My hasn't the world changed? But I bet the bathing beauties feel as young today as they are here.
    Kim

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  8. I want to know which one is you, Bev :) Love that you included all the prices of things.

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  9. The girls look like they have having fun, its a wonderful page.
    Yvonne

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  10. Oh, those were the days! What an excellent job you did blending this photo.

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  11. This is a wonderful nostalgic piece full of memories. Those were the days!

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  12. Thanks for the memories. I Love the neutral against the coloured background!

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  13. Ha is that Miss Bev I spy on Miami beach? A wonderful piece of nostalgia, my friend.

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  14. Great memories. Oh, la.la. Good times and friends make the difference at the beach.

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