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Swan Dive

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Halftone print of two divers in mid-air as other young men watch from the pier at the Y.M.C.A. camp on Geneva Lake. A sailboat is moored to the pier, which...

Date: 1914-07-26 ca.

Description: A group, mostly youth, on the shores of Lake Michigan at South Shore beach in the Bay View neighborhood. Caption on glass plate reads, "On the Sands, South...

Date: 1931-05-26 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison crew team holding their long oars, with coxswain on a pier on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1982 

Description: Three young boys play in a small whole dug into the sand filled with water. Their bodies and swimsuits are covered in muddy sand.

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Description: People sunbathe on a crowded beach along the Ohio River. A shaded pavilion stands on the beach at left and an American flag flies from a slide in the wate...

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The Beach and Ocean

Date: 1915 after

Description: Men, women, and children relax and sunbathe on the beach. A few people wade in the water at left.

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Description: Stuckey Brothers floating on an inner tube on Lake Mendota at James Madison Park.

Date: 1938 

Description: View down counter of women and men sitting and drinking beer or soda. Two men stand on the back left. One woman is wearing a bathing cap, and other women a...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Page from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with highlights of the boys summer camp at Camp America Williams: "backwards" day, with a line of boys dr...

Date: 1945-04 

Description: A group of war correspondents, soldiers and officers pose outdoors on the sand in front of palm trees for a portrait in Guam. Many are holding a beverage a...

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Description: A colorized image of a girls' swimming class at the Brittingham Park bathhouse.

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Swan Avenue

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of homes on Swan Ave. Most prominent are the screened porches that cover the facade of the homes and two women walk down the sidewalk toward the vie...

Photograph

Four Water Skiers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four female water skiers posed in profile in white bathing suits on a pier or floating raft. Three stand on a ladder so they appear in a vertical column. O...

Photograph

Bradford Beach

Date: 1957-06-21 

Description: View along shoreline of crowded Bradford beach.

Date: 1952-02-18 

Description: University of Wisconsin Prom Queen contest finalist Nancy Smith is shown wearing a bathing suit and transparent rain coat and holding an umbrella to portra...

Date: 1956-06-07 

Description: Nine men from the University of California rowing crew hold eight oars while standing on a dock on the University of Wisconsin campus. Posed in the order i...

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Summer Fun

Date: 1964-08-10 

Description: A rubber raft serves as the launching point for diving and other water play on a hot summer day.

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Description: Boys Day at an indoor pool. A view from the balcony on the second floor overlooks the boys swimming in the pool below.

Date: 1945-05-10 

Description: City of Madison Lifeguard Training class at the YMCA pool, 207 West Washington Avenue. Pictured are Alice Tiedeman ducking Bill Bailey under the water.

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Description: Three women, a dog, and two boys wearing swimsuits sit in front of the Red Arrow Resort building. Four wooden row boats are pulled up on the shoreline of D...

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