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Description: Four Madison teenagers at the Willows swimming beach as they await the opening of city beaches. Seated on the ground is Nancy Fitzgibbon. Nancy Roark is pe...
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...
Description: Close-up of a young camper sitting on a dock wearing a swimming suit, and holding a floating device shaped like a fish or seahorse. She has her hair in two...
Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."
Description: Mary Brandel, peeking from behind a tree, poses with two men and a woman. They are all wearing bathing suits. There is a cottage and a lake in the backgrou...
Date: date unknown
Description: A large group of men, women, and children stand in the lake in swimming attire.
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...
Description: Elevated view of the flagstone terrace. People sit at tables in the sunburst chairs. There are shadows of the empty chairs on the terrace as well as the s...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...
Description: Dick Charmley and Gary Davies examine their apparatus for skin diving and spear fishing in Lake Mendota.
Description: Overhead view of four children relaxing in a wading pool.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Children play in a large swimming pool with a stone changing house.
Description: Letterhead of the King's Gateway Hotel in Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, with header and footer views of the hotel and nearby Gateway Inn in color, and overlapp...
Description: Two men paddle barrels with their hands and feet while a third tips over on Pewaukee Lake at the Waukesha Beach recreation area. Other people watch both f...
Description: Small child standing on the shoreline of a sandy beach, looking out at the waves, at Terry Andrae State Park on Lake Michigan.
Description: Five campers sitting on their towels in the sunshine at Camp Wakanda, YMCA camp on Lake Mendota. Left to right: Bill Wood, Tommy Reese, Jimmy Fleury, Walte...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Mary Brandel and Edward (E.W.) Brandel wearing bathing suits relax on a beach during a vacation. Chairs and umbrellas are behind them, and in the backgroun...
Description: Fred, Donna and Ellen Taylor on a pier jutting out into a lake. A cabin sits nearby nestled in trees.
Description: Group of swimmers in bathing suits along the shores of Lake Delton at Squire's Evergreen Retreat. Onlookers observe the activities: children play in the wa...
Description: Portrait of Nancy Keenan standing on a beach in a lifeguard swimming suit. She is one of 7 women lifeguards out of a group of 19 who patrol the Madison be...
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