19 photographs from the past that sparked an outcry from the public

There is a tremendous chasm between the world we currently exist in and the world as it was a few decades ago. Several things have transformed and taken on new appearances due to the passage of time. Now, most of us have the liberty to make any decision we need, to wear any dress we want, and simply speaking, we all have the freedom to do what we want.

But, a few decades ago, the world was not as easygoing and gentle as it is today. People were prevented from doing whatever their hearts desired since breaking the law, such as wearing a swimsuit or a miniskirt in public, was deemed a punishable offense. The disruption of the predetermined order caused turmoil, and as a result, it would be helpful to show you how the world used to be organized by providing you with some photos from its early days.

If you scroll down to see these photographs, you can compare how the world worked back then to how it works now. Remember to let us know what you think by commenting below!

1. Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1967. Before women were allowed to take part, it went on for five years. In this picture, she is being tried to be taken away by an organizer.

2. At the races in Melbourne, the English supermodel Jean Shrimpton is wearing a mini dress. In 1965, her outfit upset the other guests.

3. In Capetown, South Africa, in 1965, these two girls wore miniskirts.

4. Maud Wagner was the first woman known to be a tattoo artist. She also had tattoos all over her body. (1907).

5. These girls ride their bikes home to change their clothes because their school banned tight-fitting slacks, plaid pushers, and shorts. (West Berlin, 1953).

6. People in the British women's suffrage movement fought hard for women to be able to vote. (London, 1906).

7. In 1966, Yves Saint Laurent "gave" women tuxedos, usually worn by men. It was against the rules for his famous models to wear pantsuits to restaurants. This kind of outfit was taken as a clear challenge.

8. Annette Kellermann poses in a swimsuit. She is a professional swimmer, a movie actress, and a writer. In 1907, she was arrested and charged with being a lewd person.

9. In the United States, there was a particular group of moralists who fought against swimsuits that were too revealing. In this picture from the 1920s, actress Lila Lee is in a traditional swimming suit.

10. This woman is going to jail because she wore a swimsuit and didn't cover her legs. (1922, in Chicago).

11. Elizabeth Eckford was one of a group of African-American students who were the first black people to ever go to school. This picture was taken in 1957, right after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that putting kids in separate schools was against the law.

12. Billie Jean King was a professional tennis player who set a record for most wins at Wimbledon and started a group to ensure that men and women in tennis had the same rights.

13. An Italian woman named Maria Teresa de Filippis was a race car driver. She was the first woman to race in Formula One.

14. Senda Berenson was an American athlete who started women's basketball. She also changed the rules for men's basketball, which were made up in 1891.

15. Hedy Lamarr was an American actress and inventor who broke stereotypes about beautiful women and science. We can talk on our phones now because she came up with the idea.

16. Women from the "Women's Organization to the War on Styles" protested longer skirts and padded hips by picketing a dress shop. (Los Angeles, 1947).

17. After Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to shift her place to the rear of a bus "for white people," her fingerprints were taken (Alabama, 1956).

18. Mary Quant was a designer who gave women the miniskirt, which started a revolution.

19. French fashion designer Paul Poiret freed ladies from corsets.

Source - auxx.me

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