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Women wrestling in the "Jungmuehle", a waterfront-      
nightclub on the famous "Reeperbahn" in Hamburg, 1951.
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Women wrestling in the "Jungmuehle", a waterfront- nightclub on the famou...

Women wrestling in the "Jungmuehle", a waterfront-      
nightclub on the famous "Reeperbahn" in Hamburg, 1951.
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Women wrestling in the "Jungmuehle", a waterfront- nightclub on the famou...

Women wrestling in the "Jungmuehle", a waterfront nightclub on the "Reeperbahn" in Hamburg, 1951.
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Women wrestling in the "Jungmuehle", a waterfront nightclub on the "Reeperbahn"...

Women wrestling in the "Jungmuehle", a waterfront-      
nightclub on the famous "Reeperbahn" in Hamburg, 1951.
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Women wrestling in the "Jungmuehle", a waterfront- nightclub on the famou...

Women wrestling in the "Jungmuehle", a waterfront nightclub on the "Reeperbahn" in Hamburg, 1951.
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Women wrestling in the "Jungmuehle", a waterfront nightclub on the "Reeperbahn"...

First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. 
In 1956, the Sopot Jazz festival in Poland helped redefine the country's cultural landscape allowing jazz to be played openly despite it having been banned under the Communist regime.
The contest for the title of 'Miss Sopot', held in conjunction with the festival, proved to be a similarly ground-breaking event. It drew such large crowds that it had to be moved to the roof of the casino at the once elegant seaside resort.       
Sopot, 1956
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First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. In 1956, the Sopot Jazz...

First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. 
In 1956, the Sopot Jazz festival in Poland helped redefine the country's cultural landscape allowing jazz to be played openly despite it having been banned under the Communist regime.
The contest for the title of 'Miss Sopot', held in conjunction with the festival, proved to be a similarly ground-breaking event. It drew such large crowds that it had to be moved to the roof of the casino at the once elegant seaside resort.       
Sopot, 1956
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First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. In 1956, the Sopot Jazz...

First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. 
In 1956, the Sopot Jazz festival in Poland helped redefine the country's cultural landscape allowing jazz to be played openly despite it having been banned under the Communist regime.
The contest for the title of 'Miss Sopot', held in conjunction with the festival, proved to be a similarly ground-breaking event. It drew such large crowds that it had to be moved to the roof of the casino at the once elegant seaside resort.       
Sopot, 1956
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First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. In 1956, the Sopot Jazz...

First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. 
In 1956, the Sopot Jazz festival in Poland helped redefine the country's cultural landscape allowing jazz to be played openly despite it having been banned under the Communist regime.
The contest for the title of 'Miss Sopot', held in conjunction with the festival, proved to be a similarly ground-breaking event. It drew such large crowds that it had to be moved to the roof of the casino at the once elegant seaside resort.       
Sopot, 1956
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First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. In 1956, the Sopot Jazz...

First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. 
In 1956, the Sopot Jazz festival in Poland helped redefine the country's cultural landscape allowing jazz to be played openly despite it having been banned under the Communist regime.
The contest for the title of 'Miss Sopot', held in conjunction with the festival, proved to be a similarly ground-breaking event. It drew such large crowds that it had to be moved to the roof of the casino at the once elegant seaside resort.       
The girls' dressing room. 
Sopot, 1956
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First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. In 1956, the Sopot Jazz...

First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. 
In 1956, the Sopot Jazz festival in Poland helped redefine the country's cultural landscape allowing jazz to be played openly despite it having been banned under the Communist regime.
The contest for the title of 'Miss Sopot', held in conjunction with the festival, proved to be a similarly ground-breaking event. It drew such large crowds that it had to be moved to the roof of the casino at the once elegant seaside resort.       
The winner in the girls' dressing room. 
Sopot, 1956
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First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. In 1956, the Sopot Jazz...

First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. 
In 1956, the Sopot Jazz festival in Poland helped redefine the country's cultural landscape allowing jazz to be played openly despite it having been banned under the Communist regime.
The contest for the title of 'Miss Sopot', held in conjunction with the festival, proved to be a similarly ground-breaking event. It drew such large crowds that it had to be moved to the roof of the casino at the once elegant seaside resort.        
Sopot, 1956
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First election of a beauty queen in Communist Poland. In 1956, the Sopot Jazz...