Medicine: Legal Nudism

In Manhattan last spring a New York City detective named Louis Barr found Vincent Burke, director of the Olympian League of Nudists, sitting at a desk in front of Topel's Swimming School. Mr. Burke had rented the establishment for a nudist assembly, in brazen violation, Detective Barr suspected, of State laws against lewdness, indecency and nuisances.

The detective showed Mr. Burke a letter inviting a "Dear Friend" to the Olympian League's annual Nudism Forward Campaign. "How much would it cost?" "One dollar for single men, or single or married couples," answered Mr....