Medicine: Nudist Convention

Nudism, as an organized movement, started in Germany in the early 20s, went ahead by serious leaps and dignified bounds until 1933, when the German body put on a brown shirt. From Germany the cult spread to France, England and the U. S., where it was popularly regarded as high-class burlesque. By 1934, however, there were 300,000 serious-minded nudists in the U. S., and the movement gathered momentum until the California Pacific International Exposition in San Diego three years ago, where 2,000,000 sightseers at 25¢ a head peeked over a fence into a nudist corral. Bona fide nudists denounced the show,...

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