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    Posted June 26, 2014 by
    Brooklyn, New York
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    Oh..Sailor boy and Sailor girl..

    I took a lot of images at the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, as I was stranded there from early in the morning until late at night..
    I saw some sailor boys and girls but these two in the first image really struck me. They were hanging out on the boardwalk later, and image two was getting a Nathan's order.
    The third image, in sailorette gear was the lead in for Rita Menworth, last year's crowned mermaid.
    I did some research and sailor boy and girl images, culture, go way back to the 1920's and 30's. Oh,what fun we can have..
    Thank you.
    June 26, 2014.
    Photos taken by Linda Glovach June 21, 2014.

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