San diego 1935 exposition nudist

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It was located in Zorro Garden , a sunken garden originally created for the Panama-California Exposition. Billed as a nudist colony , it was populated by hired performers rather than actual practicing nudists. The women wore only G-strings; the men wore loincloths or trunks. Fair attendees could pay for admission to bleacher-type seats, or they could peek through knotholes in a wooden fence for free.

California Pacific Exposition San Diego 1935-1936

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Historical photographs dating back to reveal glimpses of Zoro Garden, a nudist colony that existed during the California-Pacific International Exposition in Balboa Park. Courtesy of Weldon Jones. But during the two-year run of the California-Pacific International Exposition, anyone could pay their hard-earned 75 cents to gain entry to Zoro Garden. Once inside, they could spend as long as they wished watching fellow human beings hang out and move about stark naked. The elusive details of Zoro Garden have been tracked down by cultural journalist Welton Jones, who along with artist Kate Clark, have fashioned them into a four-act play. How is this not widely known? The production hopes to answer questions about the nudist colony and comes as close as possible to an actual reenactment, without being a full-blown reenactment.

Zoro Gardens — a nudist colony in Balboa Park

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