Vintage Bras (and other underthings...)!

Happy Womens' History Month!
and there never was a demonstration of burning bras in the 60s or 70s... that is just a myth. It stems from a large demonstration that was held outside the 1968 Miss America pageant (they called it "The Degrading Mindless-Boob-Girlie Symbol") in Atlantic City in which women protested the materialistic and vacuous ways that women and their value were being represented by the "beauty" industries that the pageant epitomized. They had a Freedom Trash Can and threw into it items that they were refusing to allow society to pressure them into representing what it meant to be a woman, and some women threw bras into the garbage. Many "feminine product" type of items were thrown out, such as hairspray, high heels, pots & pans, brooms, false eyelashes, as well as Cosmopolitans and Playboys. And bras.