"Shorts or trunks being worn by persons who appear on the streets of this village must reach at least halfway to the knee."
Hot pants-wearers need not apply in the Adirondack mountains resort town of Lake George Village! To learn the backstory behind this document and how it connects to Peggy Bacon, check out our online exhibit 6 Degrees of Peggy Bacon, or visit the exhibit in person.
Notice of dress code in Lake George, N.Y., given to Elizabeth McCausland by Alfred Stieglitz, not before 1931. Elizabeth McCausland papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.