Nudist History

For those nudists interested in exploring the history of nudism and the movement.

Nude Bathing! Yes, Right on Miami Beach, 1931

Courtesy of the Twitter account @NudismInAmerica, an article from the May 3rd edition of the Miami News Sun. Unfortunately, I don't have more of the article than the headline they posted:

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Flashbak Articles

I ran across a website called Flashbak, which posts found historical photographs. They have two featuring nudism. Well, sort of. The second is about a 1939 Worlds Fair exhibition featuring a "nudist colony" peopled exclusively by topless...

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Mystic Oaks

This article is from two years ago, but I ran across it yesterday. It is an LA Weekly piece on Mystic Oaks, a defunct club outside of Los Angeles: An old, vandalized sign indicates that you are entering a place named Mystic Oaks. A short drive down...

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Nick & Lins Post

Naked Wanderings has always been one of my favorite blogs. Their latest post gives a quick overview of the history of nudism along with a couple of old photos.

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Nudist Bridge Parties in Milwaukee, 1930s

I ran across an article in Milwaukee magazine about nude gatherings in Milwaukee in the 1930s. Their gatherings were not unlike most get-togethers in the city at the time. Men and women played bunco and bridge, read, or chatted about the movement...

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Jardin del Sol (Arizona)

When I first got into nudism, a friend told me about Jardin del Sol, which was about forty miles from town. I never got to go there with her (her life got busy and she got a boyfriend who wasnt into nudism), but I went there a few times. Somewhere...

nudist from the 40's - 60's

i have some old nudist magazines from the 40's through the 60's and i think that was such a great era for nudism they looked as though they enjoyed being outside and being natural and innocent to the times, i wish that my family would have...

Nudist employment

I am very curious whether any of the nudists following this group have worked at a nudist resort, campground, beach or in some other capacity where they were accepted and able to make a living? It seems to me that conservative attitudes and a...

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1938 News Report about Nudists

I came across this link sometime ago and thought to share it with the members of this group. The site is safe and it's very interesting to watch bringing a little history about this lifestyle. Also I like the 30's music played while the...

Spielplatz, first residential Nudist...

Founded by Charles and Dorothy Macaskie on 12 acres of virgin woodland in Bricket Wood Hertfordshirwe in 1929. Spielplatz, or "Play Place" continues in operation today.

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