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“Flesh Shows” on the Gayway

One might gather from the snickering and naughty attitude toward the “flesh” shows at the Exposition, that the success of the $50,000,000 enterprise hangs or fails upon the relative number of inches of epidermis displayed. Bringing stag shows out into the open in order that women may attend and feel devilish will pay good dividends, but the marvelous exhibitions of paintings and other displays will also attract a few. Anyway, wonder what the kids think of their parents who glorify the flesh, then the same kids in high school are taught that the human figure is God's greatest handiwork, and mingle freely in athletics and on the beaches without sharing their parents’ ideas.

Editorial in: Polk Progress
San Francisco, March 16-17, 1939