Olympia Knitting Mills suit – 1/8/17

Olympia Knitting Mills produced sportswear and marketed it throughout the United States. Here, a model demonstrates a daring one-piece knit bathing suit. The Olympia Knitting Mills building is now the home of Fishtail Brewing Company, on Legion Way. Photograph selected and captioned by Deborah Ross on behalf of the Olympia Historical Society and Bigelow House Museum. More information is available at olympiahistory.org. 

Jeffers photograph, around 1935, Susan Parish Collection, Southwest Regional Archives

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