Tennis Style & Elegance

Vintage photos, dresses, style and movie icons - strictly 20th century. Interaction of tennis and society, sport and fashion.
Kathryn Grayson

Kathryn Grayson

Judy Garland and Paulette Goddard play tennis - via Pictify

Judy Garland and Paulette Goddard play tennis - via Pictify

George O’Brien, Hollywood actor

George O’Brien, Hollywood actor

"That’s John Jacob Astor IV, Jakie, son of Mrs. Astor, father of Vincent, the man who only a few years later would be lost on the Titanic. That’s his wife with the veil sitting with her back to him."

via http://www.newyorksocialdiary.com/node/32945/print

"That’s John Jacob Astor IV, Jakie, son of Mrs. Astor, father of Vincent, the man who only a few years later would be lost on the Titanic. That’s his wife with the veil sitting with her back to him."

via http://www.newyorksocialdiary.com/node/32945/print

Newport, Rhode Island

Newport, Rhode Island

The Kennedys, Florida and Tennis

"It was Rodman Wanamaker, of Philadelphia, PA, a department store tycoon, who had Mizner build his Florida mansion at the northern end on Palm Beach …

His family held onto the estate for a few years, but with the economic conditions brought on by the Great Depression, they sold the two-acre property and home in 1933 to Joseph P. Kennedy for $120,000 …

Also put in was a and tennis court for his large family to enjoy. Rose and Joe Kennedy’s children spent a great deal of time growing up there, especially during the winter season of December to April.

via http://www.pinkpillbox.com/palmbeach.htm

The Kennedys, Florida and Tennis

"It was Rodman Wanamaker, of Philadelphia, PA, a department store tycoon, who had Mizner build his Florida mansion at the northern end on Palm Beach …

His family held onto the estate for a few years, but with the economic conditions brought on by the Great Depression, they sold the two-acre property and home in 1933 to Joseph P. Kennedy for $120,000 …

Also put in was a and tennis court for his large family to enjoy. Rose and Joe Kennedy’s children spent a great deal of time growing up there, especially during the winter season of December to April.

via http://www.pinkpillbox.com/palmbeach.htm

The Orange Garden at the Everglades Club, set up for a party with a covered stage and dance floor, strung with Chinese lanterns. Today, a retractable roof covers the Orange Garden, so members can still dance under the stars. (Undated photo from the Historical Society of Palm Beach County)

The Orange Garden at the Everglades Club, set up for a party with a covered stage and dance floor, strung with Chinese lanterns. Today, a retractable roof covers the Orange Garden, so members can still dance under the stars. (Undated photo from the Historical Society of Palm Beach County)